A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era 1652
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A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era 1652 being the bissextile or leap-year : contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year ... : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of men : calculated exactly and composed for ... Rochester ... by Robert Sliter

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Published by Printed for the Company of Stationers in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Almanacs, English,
  • Astrology -- Early works to 1800,
  • Ephemerides

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesEphemeris for the year of the Christian era 1652
Statementby Robert Sliter
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1322:36
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[39] p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15024498M

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A ephemeris is the first instance found so far of the English use of "Christian Era". The English phrase "common Era" appears at least as early as , and in a book on astronomy it is used interchangeably with "Christian Era" and "Vulgar Era". Sliter, Robert (). A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era being the bissextile or leap-year: contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of men: calculated exactly and composed for. "Christian era" redirects here. For other uses, see Christian era (disambiguation). The terms anno Domini [a] [1] [2] (AD) and before Christ [b] [3] [4] [5] (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Common Era (also Current Era or Christian Era), abbreviated as CE, is an alternative naming of the traditional calendar era, Anno Domini ("in the Year of Our Lord", abbreviated AD). BCE is the abbreviation for Before the Common/Current/Christian Era (an alternative to Before Christ, abbreviated BC). The CE/BCE designation uses the year-numbering system introduced by the 6th-century Christian.

Common Era (also Current Era or Christian Era), abbreviated as CE, is an alternative designation for the calendar era originally introduced by Dionysius Exiguus in the 6th century, traditionally identified with Anno Domini (abbreviated AD). Dates before the year 1 CE are indicated by the use of BCE, short for Before the Common Era (likewise with CE, sometimes, Before the Current Era or Before. The term "Common Era" is traced back in English to its appearance as "Vulgar Era" [lower-alpha 5] to distinguish dates on the Ecclesiastic calendar from those of the regnal year, the year of reign of a sovereign, typically used in national law. The first use of the Latin term vulgaris aerae [lower-alpha 6] discovered so far was in a book by Johannes Kepler. Sliter, Robert (). A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era being the bissextile or leap-year: contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of men: calculated exactly and composed for . A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era being the bissextile or leap-year: contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of Author: Yrtg.

A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era being the bissextile or leap-year: contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of . If you're interested in this book but don't have a copy of Meeus' excellent Astronomical Algorithms, start with Meeus. Then graduate to the Explanatory Supplement. Meeus' book contains more basic explanations that will help you get through all the fundamentals. This book is pages, with a full index at the end. List price is $ U.S. Anno Domini (abbreviated as AD or A.D.) and Before Christ (abbreviated as BC or B.C.) are designations used to label or number years used with the Julian and Gregorian calendar era is based on the traditionally reckoned year of the conception or birth of Jesus of Nazareth, with AD counting years after the start of this epoch, and BC denoting years before the start of the epoch. ^ Sliter, Robert (). A celestiall glasse, or, Ephemeris for the year of the Christian era being the bissextile or leap-year: contayning the lunations, planetary motions, configurations & ecclipses for this present year : with many other things very delightfull and necessary for most sorts of men: calculated exactly and composed for.