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ID: 300247651
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300247651

 

Record Type: concept
volvelles (calculators, data processing equipment, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Any of various reckoning devices consisting of movable discs surmounted by or carrying other graduated or figured circles for calculating, for example, phases of the moon, the time of the rising or setting sun, or the times of the tides; usually made of paper, cardboard, or vellum and often found preprinted in or attached to manuscripts or books of the 13th to the 16th century.
 
Terms:
volvelles (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
volvelles (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
volvelles (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
volvelle (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
volvelle (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
volvellae (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
volvells (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TH

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by process>
................ <equipment by process> (G)
Hierarchy of data processing equipment
.................... data processing equipment (G)
Hierarchy of calculators
........................ calculators (G)
Hierarchy of volvelles
............................ volvelles (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor diverse rekenapparaten die bestaan uit losse schijven, met andere cirkels, voorzien van een schaalverdeling of nummering, daar bovenop of daaraan bevestigd, die worden gebruikt voor het berekenen van onder andere de maanstanden, de tijden van de zonsopgang en zonsondergang of de tijden van eb en vloed. Deze voorwerpen werden meestal gemaakt van papier, karton of velijn en werden vaak voorgedrukt in of bevestigd aan manuscripten of boeken van de 13e tot de 16e eeuw. 
Spanish ..... Usado para cualquiera de los varios aparatos consistente de discos movibles superpuestos, llevando otros discos graduados o calculados, para por ejemplo calcular las fases de la luna, el tiempo que tarda en salir el sol o en ponerse, o la duración de las mareas; usualmente hechos de papel, cartón o papel vitela y frecuentemente encontrados impresos o adjuntos a manuscritos o libros del siglo XIII al XVI. 

Sources and Contributors:
volvellae............  [VP]
....................  Dictionary of the Middle Ages (1982-1989) Vol. 4, 500, note: term found in italics
volvelle............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.................  TAA database (2000-)
volvelles............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term - BHA - 12/29/92
....................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
....................  Personal Communication 07/26/93 B. Chandler, Mathem. Dept., CUNY-Staten Island.
....................  Smith, International Dictionary of Clocks (1984) illustration, IND
....................  TAA database (2000-)
....................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
volvells............  [VP]
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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