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1715: Bruce's Calendar

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


Sep/Oct 2015
History
Page 24   ( 1 pages)


Summary: On September 17, 1715, in Moscow’s Sukharev Tower, home to the School of Mathematics and Navigation, an unusual book was put on public display: a calendar.


Extract:

On September 17, 1715, in Moscow’s Sukharev Tower, home to the School of Mathematics and Navigation, an unusual book was put on public display: a calendar.

Three men, true children of the Petrine era, had devoted six years of their lives to developing it.

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