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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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In contrast with Smith's many scientific notes, Hemans's poem contains only one note, explaining of the Horologium Florae, "This dial was, I believe, formed by Linnaeus, and marked the hours by the opening and closing, at regular intervals, of the flowers arranged in it" (page 31).
By the same token, the value and proper object of empathy are drawn into question in the Horologium.
79 metres in height and weighing 230 tonnes, was placed as a gnomon or pointer in the Horologium Divi Augusti, the emperor's monumental sundial in the Campus Martius near the Ara Pacis and Mausoleum.
Perhaps most importantly, the book offers analysis and description of other late medieval texts excerpted in the Carthusian Miscellany, including the Travels of Mandeville, writings of Richard Rolle and Thomas Hoccleve, the Prick of Conscience, Henry Suso's Horologium sapientiae, and William Flete's De remediis contra temptaciones, along with medieval dramatic texts including the Towneley Resurrection pageant.
Next comes the Horoscopus carrying the horologium or sun-dial (the Zodiac sign was first invented in Egypt; the first known zodiac was looted by Napoleon, it now hangs in the Musee du Louvre, Paris) followed by the Hierogrammat with feathers on their heads and papyrus (books) in their right hands, and the Pastophori carrying the symbol of the coiled serpent (or the original caduceus, the medical symbol).
21) Descartes en la seccion quinta de su Discurso, Leibniz de nuevo con la famosa expresion en la cual se coloca al mundo como horologium dei --reloj de dios-- y Spinoza con esa Substancia que se explica a traves de un movimiento interno provocado por la causalidad eficiente, son tres concepciones que aproximan esta idea.
Moreover, the specific calendar date evokes calendar time itself, referring to the authority of Augustus' horologium (see the plate on p.
The other is a grid or clock face spread out on the ground on which time can be read, a part known as the horologium.
Such a world-encompassing mentality even prompted Kircher to devise an horologium catholicum, a 'world clock', that might standardise the time around the world by means of (yet again) the longitude-providing observations of Jupiter's moons made by colleagues in Europe, India, China, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Peru.
Orloj comes from the Latin horologium, Grandpa told me.
The Colloquium resembles Henry Suso's Horologium Sapientiae and the Imitatio Christi, both written in the genre of internal conversation or dialogue with Christ, and show a more affective than intellectual attitude to the suffering Saviour.