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text Dante and the early astronomer : science, adventure, and a Victorian woman who opened the heavens

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In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's Divine Comedy. Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as in... Read more
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xvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Yale University Press 2019

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