Friday, August 28, 2009

Astronomical Clock

This is a clock that was made in the 1300 or 1400's . It is an amazing work and has mechanical figures of the 12 apostles that come out of the door at the half hour. This clock has worked non stop for centuries. An interesting note of history is that the King at the time did not want anyone else in the world to have this invention so he had the maker killed to ensure that there would never be another one like it. Can you imagine if that was still the practice today? All those computer and i phone guys would be history. :>)))
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