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Medieval Astronomical Clocks

Prague Astronomical Clock, 1410

These Astronomical Clocks Were a Wonder of the Medieval World. I have a wee bit of an issue with an article that talks about these devices being around for over 1000 years and then not giving an example older than the 14th century, but the pictures are nevertheless marvelous and are testament to the sorts of cool things going on in the time period. My area is primarily the middle ages (or the mid-evil period, as essay exams repeatedly say,