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Manuscripts of Kandilli Observatory

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This manuscript includes figures on rising and setting of the moon and the sun and the use of compass.

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Two circular calendars, 9a corresponding to the year 1096 (1685). Above and below the circles are explanations on how to use them, with flower and tulip designs in red, yellow and green.

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The author states at the beginning that he composed this book for his son. Deals with the creation of the world and includes subjects such as the shape of the world and planets, Kingdoms on animal, vegetable and nineral; water, earth, air and fire; latitude and dongitude and seven climates.

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How to cast a horoscope. This manuscript includes the signs, their characteristics and miniaturized symbols.

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This manuscript contains tables showing sunrise, midday and sunset times and related circulations.

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