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World Astronomical Clocks - Beauty will save
Astronomical Clock (1930) Zimmertoren on Zimmer Tower in Lier, Belgium. In 1930, astronomer and clockmaker Louis Zimmer (1888-1970) built the Jubilee (or Centenary) Clock which is displayed on the front of the tower. The clocks consist of 12 clocks encircling a central one with 57 dials. These clocks showed time in all continents, phases of the moons, times of tides and many other periodic phenomena
Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: September 28
Bestiaria Latina Blog: Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: September 28. Sundial motto: Martial: Nunc vivit necuter sibi, bonosque / soles effugere atque abire sentit, / qui nobis PEREUNT ET IMPUTANTUR. / Quisquam vivere cum sciat, moratur? Cowley: Now to himself, alas! does neither live / But sees good suns of which we are to give / A strict account, set, and doth march away: / Knows a man how to live, and does he stay?