Brad Schafer’s Farnese globe webpage, which includes a link
to his paper.
Linksto many of the reports of Schaefer’s analysis.
paper on the Farnese globe by Vladimiro
An extensive set of comments
by Dennis Rawlins on Schaefer’s analysis.
My analysis of the globe
is now published in Journal for the History of Astronomy, 37
Some pedantic comments on
the issues involved in statistically dating the globe.
A translation by Hugh
Thurston of the analysis of the Farnese globe by Georg Thiele, from his
book AntikeHimmelsbilder(1898). (The translation is intentionally literal, and no attempt has
been made to render it into stylistically correct English).
of the plaster cast of the Farnese Atlas and globe.
of the Mainz globe, ca. 150-200 A.D. Note that the equinoctial
colure is slightly offset from the intersection of the equator and
ecliptic, a peculiar feature also present on the Farnese globe.