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this application is a live wallpaper or screensaver of clock wallpaper set the app as live wallpaper to decorate your phone downloads clock wallpaper from our store page. we have the best collection of clock wallpaper. you can also download other live wallpaper in case you don’t find this lwp suitable for you, we had a vast lwp collection. when i first started collecting clocks , i naturally became interested in clock history.
it started gradually, with someone asking me a question about one of my clocks on the wall or shelf. after this happened several times, i found myself curious, and started reading books about the history of clocks. i read everything i could get my hands on, but couldn't find enough sources for clock history in the normal book stores or library. flower clock wallpaper. we do know, however, that people in ancient times were already struggling with the concept of passing time. this is known because, by the advent of written history, every civilization already had some way of measuring time. the celestial bodies of the sun, moon, planets, and stars were most likely the first method that ancient civilizations used to measure the passing of time. they could count the days, months, seasons, and years without any other machinery being used. at that time, nothing else was needed. people worked during daylight and slept at night. flower clock wallpaper.
nothing ran on a schedule no one even knew what a minute or an hour was. when we think of a day today, it is automatically thought of as 24 hours with each hour containing 60 minutes, and each minute containing 60 seconds. as basic as these measurements are today, they are all just man made intervals that would have meant very little to a society without a clock. no one knows exactly when the first mechanical clock was made or by whom. flower clock wallpaper. researchers say that they were probably first made late in the 13th century. this would seem to be confirmed with evidence that around 1283 church records in england were found to mention a clock in dunstable priory, bedford. most early mechanical clocks known at this time were tower clocks. most of these early tower clocks had no dials or hands. flower clock wallpaper. they alerted the public of the hour by ringing bells. this may be the reason the word clock which is derived from the word bell gained wide use. built out of iron, most tower clocks were made and serviced by blacksmiths. these first clocks were very inaccurate.