Reference numberMM/15/49
TitleReport by GH Darwin on a paper by FC Penrose on the orientation of a number of Greek temples
Date4 March 1897
DescriptionCommenting on the "uncertain elements" in Penrose's data. Darwin concludes that the paper should be published in 'Philosophical Transactions' but not before the data is checked.

Paper published as 'On the Orientation of Greek Temples and the Dates of Their Foundation Derived from Astronomical Considerations, Being a Supplement to a Paper Published in the 'Transactions of the Royal Society,' in 1893, 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London' Vol. 61 (1897), pp76-78
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA2786Penrose; Francis Cranmer (1817 - 1903)1817 - 1903
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