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The Aratea Vaticana and the Book of Fixed Stars




Fascination stars: Since the dawn of time, we have been fascinated by the night sky.


Thousands of years before our era, there were already the first cave paintings depicting the Perseids in animal form.


But how were the observations of the stars recorded, how were they interpreted?


And who were the most important personalities in the history of astronomy?


Find out, on Medieval Art Stories!

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0:00​ James Webb

00:46 The Evolution of Astronomy

2:26 Odysseus

3:13 Babilonian Cuneiform tablets

3:45 Astronomical ceiling from the Hathor-Temple

4:23 Greek Astronomy


4:55 Arabic Astronomy

6:58 Geocentrism vs. Heliocentrism

8:14 The Aratea Vaticana and the Book of Fixed Stars

15:17 Conclusion

16:31 Like & Subscribe

16:47 Outro

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