‘Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity’ Review: Sundials and Stargazing

By Edward Rothstein
The Wall Street Journal

The story of timekeeping’s evolution—from disparate calendars to more standardized waterclocks—in the ancient world

"Isn’t measuring time a fairly simple matter? It seems complicated only because of the mechanical clock’s intricate assemblage of clicking gears or the atomic clock’s on oscillating atomic..."

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