Johann Zahn, in his Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus (1685-1686), described and figured two forms of portable box cameras with lenses.
oculus solis, i ft., scarlet with black centre; and T.
The archdeacon had thus become, on the one hand, the oculus episcopi, but on the other hand, armed as he was with powers of imposing penance and, in case of stubborn disobedience, of excommunicating offenders, his power tended more and more to grow at the bishop's expense.
coffered ceiling with an oculus, open to the sky, at the top.
I. Oculus Christi grows 1 1/2 to 2 feet high, and bears orange flowers in summer.
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