ANDRONICUS OF CYRRHUS ,Greek astronomer, flourished about roo B.C . He built a horologium at Athens, the so-called " tower of the winds," a considerable portion of which still exists . It is octagonal, with figures carved on each side, representing the eight
See also:principal winds . A brazen
See also:Triton on the
See also:summit, with a
See also:rod in his
See also:hand, turned
See also:round by the
See also:wind, pointed to the quarter from which it blew . From this
See also:model is derived the
See also:custom of placing weathercocks on steeples .
ANDRONICUS OF RHODES (c. 70 B.C.)
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