CONTENTS

Introduction
Preliminaries
Mathematicians
Hipparchus
Ptolemy
Kepler
Cassini
Tools
Ellipses
Small Angle Approximations
Binomial Theorem
Frames of Reference
Hipparchus' Solar Model
Ptolemy's Models
Kepler's Laws
Clarifying Selected Sections of Helbron's Book
Analemma in the Construction of San Petronio
Ptolemy's Solar Eccentricity
Comparison of Models
Use of Meridiana
Bisection of Eccentricity
Determining Plantetary Positions