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Warburg Institute | The Medieval Diagram as Subject

May 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Session 5: ‘World Views’

Part I  Carole Hofstetter (École Pratique des Hautes Études): “The metamorphoses of a medieval diagram: Eratosthenes’ calculation of the circumference of the earth”

Seb Falk (University of Cambridge): “In an Ideal World: Geometry and Geography in the Book of Curiosities and other tenth-century Islamicate maps”

Part II
Divna Manolova (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin): “When Neophytos Read The Heavens: Two Late Byzantine Diagrams Depicting Eratosthenes’ Earth Measuring Procedure”

Merih Danali (Wake Forest University): “The fourteenth-century Greek miscellany Marcianus Graecus 516”


May 19, 2022
8:00 am - 10:30 am
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