The World of the Sphere: Diagrams from De Sphaera Mundi


Interactive digital diagrams from UPenn MS Codex 1881 are available at aylinmalcolm.com/sacrobosco.

Manuscript Video Orientations: LJS 445 and LJS 497

Video orientations for other manuscripts are available on the Schoenberg Institute YouTube channel.

Online Sources and Tools

Further Reading

  • Crofton Black, ed. Transformation of Knowledge: Early Manuscripts from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (Paul Holberton Publishing, 2006).
  • Elly Dekker. Illustrating the Phaenomena: Celestial Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Oxford University Press, 2013).
  • Edward Grant. Planets, Stars, and Orbs: The Medieval Cosmos, 1200-1687 (Cambridge University Press, 1996).
  • Paul Kunitzsch. Stars and Numbers: Astronomy and Mathematics in the Medieval Arab and Western Worlds (Ashgate, 2004).
  • James E. Morrison. The Astrolabe (Janus, 2007).
  • John D. North. Cosmos: An Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology (University of Chicago Press, 2008).
  • Marijane Osborn. Time and the Astrolabe in the Canterbury Tales (University of Oklahoma Press, 2002).
  • John M. Steele. A Brief Introduction to Astronomy in the Middle East (Saqi Books, 2008).