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Faustus Titlepage Question
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0579  Wednesday, 21 June 2006

[1] 	From: 	V. K. Inman <
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	Date: 	Tuesday, 20 Jun 2006 15:35:12 -0400
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question

[2] 	From: 	Tom Bishop <
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	Date: 	Wednesday, 21 Jun 2006 10:45:08 +1200
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question


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From: 		V. K. Inman <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 20 Jun 2006 15:35:12 -0400
Subject: 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question
Comment: 	Re: SHK 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question

Peter Farey says:

 >The object in the top right hand corner of the Doctor Faustus B-text
 >titlepage appears to be a planespheric astrolabe. It enabled one to
 >calculate the longitude and latitude of the Sun and other major stars.

V. K. Inman says: astrolabe, yes, latitude, yes, but how longitude? Or 
are you allowing for it being a gross estimation?

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From: 		Tom Bishop <
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Date: 		Wednesday, 21 Jun 2006 10:45:08 +1200
Subject: 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question
Comment: 	Re: SHK 17.0575 Faustus Titlepage Question

Thanks to all.

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