Disputatio:Cosmologia

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Cosmographia[fontem recensere]

It would be good to figure out whether this differs in any way from cosmographia; the English Wikipedia does seem to make a distinction, but can we say the same for Latin? Liddell and Scott have κοσμογραφία, κοσμογράφος, and κοσμολογικός; Lewis and Short just have cosmographia and cosmographus. Lesgles (disputatio) 16:46, 15 Iunii 2014 (UTC)

Compare also en:Ethnography & en:Ethnology and en:Radiography & en:Radiology. Generally, the ographies seem to be more empirical, and the ologies more theoretical. IacobusAmor (disputatio) 18:08, 15 Iunii 2014 (UTC)
Not differing very much from Iacobus, I thought cosmology was the theory and I thought cosmography was making sky maps. If so, there is certainly a difference, and a useful one. But I haven't looked these words up (in any language). Andrew Dalby (disputatio) 18:17, 15 Iunii 2014 (UTC)
We seem to be in agreement. Scary! IacobusAmor (disputatio) 18:51, 15 Iunii 2014 (UTC)