Terrestrial globes, however, are not referred to.
The oldest of these globes was made at Valentia, and is now in the museum of Florence.
Lastly there is a pair of giant globes of artistic design, turned out by V.
Columbus and Magellan had such globes, those of the latter produced by P. Reinel (1519), and Conrad Celtes tells us that he illustrated his lectures at the university of Vienna with the help of globes (1501).
Of SchOner we know that he produced four globes, three printed from segments (1515, 1523, 1 533), and p SCF12MER.S FIG.
Globes manufactured for commercial purposes by Blaeu and others have already been mentioned, but several large globes, for show rather than for use, were produced in addition to these.
A pair of globes of 1592 by Emeric Molineux (diam.
Globes of the usual commercial type were manufactured in France by Delisle (1700), Forbin (1710-1731), R.
Several globes of unusual dimensions were produced in the course of last century.
Marcel's Reproductions de cartes et de globes relatives a la decouverte de l'Amerique du XVI' au X VIII siecle (Paris, 1893) and E.
A younger contemporary speaks of his having made a wonderful clock or sun-dial at Magdeburg; and we know from his letters that Gerbert was accustomed to exchange his globes for MSS.
Tisserand in 1895.1 It involved the action of no third mass, but depended solely upon the progression of the line of apsides in a moderately elliptical orbit due to the spheroidal shape of the globes traversing it.
A final proof of its vigorous vitality at this period may be found in the numerous inventions of its inhabitants, which include watches, at first called "Nuremberg eggs," the air-gun, gun-locks, the terrestrial and celestial globes, the composition now called brass, and the art of wire-drawing.
Thus, the atoms of water and iron are the same, but those of the former, being smooth and round, and therefore unable to hook on to one another, roll over and over like small globes, whereas the atoms of iron, being rough, jagged and uneven, cling together and form a solid body.
To the College of Physicians he left his books, globes, instruments and minerals, but they were destroyed in the great fire of London.
actress nominations at the Oscars and Golden Globes for her critically acclaimed performance in ' Chicago ' .
We have stylish cufflinks and watches by Simon Carter, world globes and giant leather beanbags and holdalls.
beanie bears and mini snow globes.
gasoline pump globes, although usually smaller in diameter.
Childrens globes £ 29.99 US$58.48 E46.48 Top quality 9 inch/23 cm globe.
The award follows her Best Supporting actress nominations at the Oscars and Golden Globes for her critically acclaimed performance in ' Chicago ' .
For sweet oranges, you should be left with neat globes of flesh.
Also provided live coverage from the Academy Awards, Grammys, Golden Globes and major fashion shows.
Nevertheless, it should be observed that our globes take no account of the oblateness of our sphere; but as the difference in length between the circumference of the equator and the perimeter of a meridian ellipse only amounts to o 16%, it could be shown only on a globe of unusual size.
Among travellers Eudoxus of Cyzicus occupies a foremost rank, since, between 115-87 B.C. he visited India and the east coast of Africa, which subsequently he attempted in vain to circumnavigate by Celestial globes were made much earlier than terrestrial ones.
The celestial globe of Hipparchus still existed in the Alexandrian library in the time of Ptolemy, who himself refers to globes in his Almagest, as also in the Geography.
There existed, no doubt, special maps of European countries, but the only documents of that description are two maps of Great Britain, the one of the 12th century, the other by Matthew of Paris, the famous historiographer of the monastery of St Albans (1236-1259).1 Celestial globes were known in the time of Bede; they formed part of the educational apparatus of the monastic schools.
The Arabians are not known to have produced a terrestrial globe, but several of their celestial globes are to be found in our collections.
Another globe (of 1225) is at Velletri; a third by Ibn Hula of Mosul (1275) is the property of the Royal Asiatic Society of London; a fourth (1289) from the observatory of Maragha, in the Dresden Museum, two globes of uncertain age at Paris (see fig.
Globes, both celestial and terrestrial, became popular after the discovery of America.
Celestial globes were manufactured by Regiomontanus (d.
Ravenstein, 1894; Mercantile Marine Atlas, 1904, globes), and E.
To assist his lectures on astronomy he constructed elaborate globes of the terrestrial and celestial spheres, on which the course of the planets was marked; for facilitating arithmetical and perhaps geometrical processes he constructed an abacus with twenty-seven divisions and a thousand counters of horn.
You can get ornaments, yard art, wreaths, candles, snow globes, or just about anything you can think of to decorate your house and yard this Christmas.
Wall sconces often had globes that were either frosted or etched with these geometric patterns.
From lime green to juicy orange, the choices are numerous, and if you take a risk, you may end up looking like Reese Witherspoon at the 2007 Golden Globes; the color is that brilliant.
Snow globes are beautiful and unique toppers for wedding cakes.
Consider sending your guests home with the snowflake place card holders or the miniature snow globes.
Place gazing globes throughout your cocktail area.
Also, with the bed rest order, don't expect to see Marcia Cross at the upcoming Golden Globes ceremony.
The dust settled, but things are heating up once again after Washington denied at the Golden Globes' press room that he ever made the comment.
People.com has a full Golden Globes recap, including their slideshow of best and worst dressed.
In Style magazine gives their run down of the best dressed at the Golden Globes.
Paris Hilton isn't as hot as she thinks she is, as she was summarily escorted out of CAA's post Golden Globes party.
Brian Austin Green and fiancé Megan Fox are on the rocks as she showed up at the Golden Globes alone.
She was scheduled to be a presenter at the Golden Globes the following night and she wanted to be at her best.
Fox attended the Golden Globes without Green the next night and had this little caustic nugget to say when asked about Green's whereabouts: "Brian doesn't want to be here.
As it did when actress Lara Flynn Boyle wore a tutu to the 2003 Golden Globes.
The People's Choice movie awards tend to be the films that the public are actually seeing in theaters, instead of the more artistic films the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes tend to favor.
Yet while the Emmy Awards and Golden Globes during this time period were often going to cable series', these choices were all on the major networks.
Golden Globes winners have dealt with their share of controversy over the years, yet have also been quite successful with the awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Each of the four Golden Globes winners to win two awards are women, just as the two performers with the most awards won are female as well.
It would be great if the story stopped there, with everyone remembering the Golden Globes for the awards won by very talented performers.
The Golden Globes have surpassed that controversial reputation they received after Pia Zadora's win and are now seen as a precursor to the Oscars, even after Heath Ledger's win.
The styles range from funky-colored glass droplets to elegant nickel-plated cylinders or frosted globes, and are usually suspended from above by a cord, chain, or extendable stem.
Try the new 3-D puzzles of globes, castles, dual-image, and more.
Because these old lamps were often made of glass, many of the ones you'll find on the market have replacement globes because the originals have long since broken.
Glass candle globes combine practicality with style.
The globes can be hung from special holders using chains or other heat proof methods, or positioned on poles or in specifically designed cups.
Some glass globes have a flat base and this makes them perfect for standing on a table, perhaps as a centerpiece.
In addition to single colored glass globes, some have a variety of colors and are intricately patterned or given stained glass effects.
When buying glass candle globes, there are a few simple tips you should keep in mind.
When buying candle globes, it is useful to decide whether they are to be used for outdoor or indoor use.
Some of the more delicate designs may be better suited to indoor use, while more robust globes may make great outdoor candle lanterns.
It is also simple to decorate plain candle globes with glass beads to make beaded candle holders.
Candle globes can be purchased from specialist candle stores online.
This can often be a great way to pick from a wide variety of styles and purchase candle globes at competitive prices.
Votive holders come in a wide array of shapes and styles, from simple glass globes or basic blue pots to ceramic pottery, beaded candle holders, designer candelabras, stained glass holders, or etched enamel designs.
While not quite a game, maps, atlases and globes are wonderful learning tools that can help her relate to the world by visualizing their placement on the planet.
The fact that the movie snagged Golden Globes for Best Dramatic Picture, Best Director (Lee), and Best Motion Picture Screenplay certainly didn't hurt either.
During the 2007 Golden Globes, the incident came up again as Washington denied the allegation publically.
The Golden Globes were Santoro's first introduction to the United States.
Rand McNally - The "granddaddy" of map retailers, Rand McNally sells wall maps, folding maps, atlases, and globes, both online and in specialty stores around the US and Canada.
Maps.com - The world's largest map store, this online retailers sells everything map-related, from wall and travel maps to globes and atlases to interactive map-related children's toys and games.
Create mini soap snow globes to give as small Christmas gifts.
Add mood lighting with lava lamps, lightning globes, twinkle lights, or fiber optics.
Any other day, she'd have stared at his hard body and the way his jeans hugged his muscular thighs and the round globes of his backside, or the T-shirt that fit so well.
Bion, Traite des instrumens de mathematique; also L' Usage des globes celestes; Sedillot, Memoire sur les instrumens; J.
One of the best instructions for the manufacture of globes we owe to Altmutter of Vienna.
Larger globes are usually on a stand the top of which supports an artificial horizon.
These accessories are indispensable if it be proposed to solve the problems usually propounded in books on the " use of the globes," but can be dispensed with if the globe is to serve only as a map of the world.
Leontius, who wrote a book on the manufacture of globes (first published at Basel in 1539), is identified by Fiorini with a bishop of Neapolis (Cyprus) of the time of Constantine III.
Gerbert of Aurillac is known to have made such globes (929).
All these globes are of metal (bronze), or they might not have survived so many years.
The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.
Among engraved globes, one of the most interesting is that which was discovered by R.
The so-called " Nancy globe " is of chased silver, richly ornamented, the earliest works are a map of Palestine (1537), a map of the world on a double heart-shaped projection (1525), and a topographical map of Flanders based upon his own surveys (1540), a pair of globes (1541, diam.
- Lenox Globes (1510).
Among De Morgan's miscellaneous writings may be mentioned his Explanation of the Gnomonic Projection of the Sphere, 1836, including a description of the maps of the stars, published by the Useful Know ledge Society; his Treatise on the Globes, Celestial and Terrestrial,1845, and his remarkable [[Book]] of Almanacks (2nd edition, 1871), which contains a series of thirty-five almanacs, so arranged with indices of reference, that the almanac for any year, whether in old style or new, from any epoch, ancient or modern, up to A.
Their proceedings were very cautious and tentative; they excited the curiosity and interest of even the more intelligent Chinese by their clocks, their globes and maps, their books of European engravings, and by Ricci's knowledge of mathematics, including dialling and the projection of maps.
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