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Horologium

(ho-rŏ-loh -jee-ŭm, hor-ŏ-) (Clock) An inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the star Achernar. Apart from Alpha (α), which is of magnitude 3.8, the brightest stars are of 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: Hor; genitive form: Horologii; approx. position: RA 3.5h, dec –50°; area: 249 sq deg.

Horologium

 

(the Clock), a constellation of the southern hemisphere; its brightest star has a visual stellar magnitude of 3.9. The constellation is most easily viewed in November; it is partly visible from the southern regions of the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

Horologium

[‚hȯr·ə′lō·jē·əm]
(astronomy)
A constellation with right ascension 3 hours, declination 60° south. Also known as Clock.
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The 10-meter-tall obelisk (just shy of 34 feet in the local measure) is a half-scale replica of one of the ancient world's most famous timepieces, the Horologium of Augustus, that stood in the Altar of Peace in Rome.
Henry Suso's Horologium Sapientiae and Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love here provide fourteenth-century witnesses to devotional and theological paradigms in which identification with a feminine Wisdom produces a labile, doubly-gendered deity.
Bodleian Library MS Douce 114 contains lives of SS Elizabeth of Spalbeck, Christine, Mary of Oignes, and Catherine of Siena joined to a version of Suso's Horologium.
34) The writer of Speculum devotorum eventually made good his promise and produced his own version of meditations on Christ's life, drawing on a host of sources including Nicholas of Lyra, Augustine, Horologium sapientiae, Bridget of Sweden, Catherine of Siena, and Mechthild of Hackeborn.
CUL Hh i 11 is a collection of devotional material containing, among other things, extracts from Nicholas Love's Mirror of the blessed life of Jesus Christ, Hilton's Qui habitat and bonum est, two versions of the Middle English translations of Flete's De remediis, and extracts from the Middle English Stimulus amoris (The prickyng of love), and Suso's Horologium sapientiae, similar to other manuscripts owned by any number of devout people, religious or lay, male or female.
Such further work would be welcome, given Moletti's extensive published and unpublished writings which include treatises on geography, calendar reform, and the supremacy of the Spanish monarchy; proposals for commentaries on several key texts including Copernicus's De revolutionibus; philosophical works on the nature of mathematics; and writings on the horologium, measurement, fortification, and perspective.
3[degrees]) (18h) 28 Moon near Messier 23 29 Pluto and Venus near the Moon (04h) 30 New Moon (23h) at perigee (11h) 31 Mercury at eastern elongation (08h, 18[degrees]) Venus stationary (22h) Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum Puppid-Velids Dec 05-Jan 07 Dec 29 alpha Crucids Jan 06-Jan 28 Jan 19 alpha Centaurids Jan 28-Feb 21 Feb 07 Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation NGC 1232 Galaxy in Eridanus NGC 1261 Globular cluster in Horologium zeta Reticuli Double star in Reticulum Pleiades Open cluster in Taurus NGC 1514 Planetary nebula in Taurus NGC 1535 Planetary nebula in Eridanus Hyades Open cluster in Taurus Crab Nebula Supernova remnant in Taurus
Let us spend some time in the constellation Horologium which lies between Eridanus to its north, Reticulum diagonally east ward, and Hydrus to the south.
Horologium Sapientiae, Roman de la Rose, Le Pelerinage de la vie humaine) offer insight into the worldview of Bosch's late medieval public.
In what could be a first for an American university, a group of professors and students are trying to create a half-scale replica of the Horologium of Augustus, a soaring tower of stone built by the Egyptians in the 10th century B.
Selman concludes that, in the translation of the Horologium sapientiae into a Middle English version for women, "women are not a special category with their own peculiar spirituality.