PACHSmörgåsbord: Johannes Stabius

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Sundials at Haverford College, Then and Now

Some thoughts about the three sundials at Haverford College and the broader relationship between sundials and science.
UPDATE: Added a photo and description of a fourth sundial on campus.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 11/23 at 10:56 PM

Monday, September 24, 2012

Astrology and Morbus Gallicus (aka Syphilis)

Albrecht Dürer’s syphilitic man illustrated a poem on syphilis by the Nürnberg physician Theodore Ulsenius who, like other physicians of the time, used astrology to explain the diseases advent, spread, and symptoms.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 09/24 at 05:43 AM
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