Chapter 4

The Medieval Period (500 to 1400 CE) – Europe

An early fifteenth-century astronomical clock from the town square in Prague. A mechanical skeleton representing death strikes the hours, which provides a nice insight into medieval sensibilities.

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History of Applied Science & Technology by Danielle Skjelver, David Arnold, Hans Peter Broedel, Sharon Bailey Glasco, Bonnie Kim, Sheryl Dahm Broedel is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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