Clock wonders

Clock wonders

Clocks and watches have taken over the world. They were made in many European countries, in Japan and China.

Poland was also famous for its clocks. Our masters made them already in the first years of the 15th century. Leonard Wunderlich from Krakow was especially famous. …

Pendulum clocks

Pendulum clocks

The next one, The pendulum clock was an important achievement in clock technology, constructed in 1656 r. by a Dutch scientist, Christiana Huygensa (1629—1695).

It was a completely new type of timepiece, characterized by high accuracy. The pendulum swings evenly, powodując równomierne obracanie

Mechanical clocks

Mechanical clocks

This era began with Gerbert of Aurillac (935—1003), later Pope Sylvester II. W 997 r. He reportedly came up with the idea of ​​constructing a clock based on a system of wheels and wheels, thus making a breakthrough in horology. But this is only a hypothesis, …

A day in the first centuries

A day in the first centuries

Christian and Mohammedan clergy exerted a considerable influence on the change in the concept of measuring time. As we know, as commanded by Muhammad, The Arabs had to say their prayers at certain times of the day. The Christian Church also imposed similar obligations. W II i