Christiaan Huygens's Horologium
Oscillatorium, detailing the invention
(7) The set of texts framed by this two-part prologue--two historical romances from the Gesta Romanorum ("Fabula de Quadam Imperatrice" and "Fabula de Quadam Muliere Mala," conventionally known as "Jereslauss Wife" and "The Tale of Jonathas" respectively); a treatise on the art of dying ("Ars Utillissima Sciendi Mori" from Henry Suso's Horologium
Sapientiae); and a brief sermon on All Saints' Day ("De Caelesti Jerusalem")--form a jarringly incoherent collection.
In fact, they had used this technique three days before, to trace the black hole merger GW170814 back to a large region on the border of the southern constellations Horologium
and Eridanus (S&T: Jan.
He ambitiously called for "Floral calendars" charting circannual developments of botanical species to be "completed every year in every province," and "Floral clocks" functioning "under any climate" "to be worked out according to the watches of the plants, so that anyone can make calculation of the hour of the day without a clock or sunshine." (8) Advocating the Horologium
Florae or Floral clock, Linnaeus refers to the phenomenon in which some flowers "watch," or open and close, at specific hours of the day and night, prompting him to theorize that one could arrange certain flowers into the face of a clock and know the time simply by perceiving which flowers are blooming at a particular moment (fig.
(54) The text is a devotional compilation: it is composed by the placing together of fragments from existing texts, including Quandoque tribularis, a Latin compilation of material from Ancrene Wisse, Henry Suso's Horologium
sapientiae, John Ruusbroec's Spiritual Espousals, James of Milan's Stimulus amoris, and Alphonse of Pecha's Epistola solitarii ad reges, which are interspersed with the compiler's own comments and biblical and patristic references.
El uso de los relojes publicos en Occidente se propago a partir del siglo xiv, con los horologium
(del griego uJpokoviov oro [hora] y lego [yo cuento]), como en el caso del de Padua en Italia.
When Suso revised The Little Book of Eternal Wisdom a number of years later, reformulating it into Latin as the Horologium
sapientiae (Wisdom's Watch upon the Hours), (40) he complicated this emotional equation whereby active fear of God simply cancelled out the debilitating fear of death.
R,B 34.8 F P 4 compressum (Bohm) Steidinger, Tester et Taylor ** Pyrophacus horologium
Stein R,B 14.2 F P 1 P.
Huygensas savo knygoje "Horologium
oscillatorium" (Hugenius 1673), jog cikloidines svyruokles svyravimai yra tautochro-niski, t.
"Living Clock": In his horologium
florae/Linnaeus lunched by goatsbeard, as scarlet pimpernel closed//and hawkbit yellowed the hour with forked bristle/while weeds and vulneraries worked a prediction/with time's vertebrae;/Linnaeu's star of Bethlehem motioned/from a pre-determined tilt,/his flowering tobacco furled//voluted leaves/for dark, admitting the evening/into ground slump.//The sow-thistle's thrive,/the botanical cog and wheel--/time through mineral seep and bloom.
(12) Christiaan Huygens, Horologium
Oscillatorium, The Hague, 1673, pp.152-4, Propositio xxv, De mensure universalis, & perpetuae, constituendae ratione.