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Horoscopes and practices of David Fabricius with Günther Oestmann

In this episode historian of science and technology Günther Oestmann discusses his research on astronomical clocks and the recent publication of his book, The Astronomical Clock of Strasburg Cathedral (Brill, 2020). He also speaks on his ongoing research on collections of horoscopes and shares some details of his current research on the astrological diary of the German astronomer David Fabricius (1564-1617).

To find more about Günther Oestmann’s works see his personal website:

The Astronomical Clock of Strasburg Cathedral. Function and Significance:

Brochure on Fabricius (in German):

Audio version:
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