Jeopardy! Round, Double Jeopardy! Round, or Tiebreaker Round clues (14 results returned)

#8451, aired 2021-07-26HISTORY $1000: A tool of mariners by the 1400s, this instrument aided navigation by determining the position of the Sun & other stars astrolabe
#8042, aired 2019-07-23BRITISH LITERATURE $200: Better known for this "Tales", in the 1390s he wrote a "Treatise on the Astrolabe" Chaucer
#7562, aired 2017-06-27SCULPTORS & STATUORS $800: Hamilton MacCarthy sculpted Samuel de Champlain with his astrolabe upside down in this world capital Ottawa
#7455, aired 2017-01-27AN INVENTIVE CATEGORY $2000: This navigating instrument that helps find latitude & longitude was first developed in the 1750s a sextant
#7211, aired 2016-01-11AUTHORS' LESSER KNOWN WORKS $400: This 14th century "Tales" teller & poet penned the prose work "A Treatise on the Astrolabe" Chaucer
#7195, aired 2015-12-18HONEST "ABE" $2000: Early scientific instrument used to measure the altitude of celestial objects an astrolabe
#6936, aired 2014-11-10I MARRIED... $400: Heloise in secret after we had a son called Astrolabe (nice name) (Peter) Abelard
#6028, aired 2010-11-24ISLAMIC CULTURE $1200: (Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Mayer Museum in Israel.) Astronomy was just one area in which the Islamic world made great strides with devices like these navigational instruments with the same root as the word "astronomy" the astrolabe
#5778, aired 2009-10-28PEN & TELL HER $800: With Heloise he had a secret marriage & a love child, Astrolabe; he later wrote her from an abbey Abelard
#5577, aired 2008-12-029-LETTER WORDS $1000: Starry navigational instrument seen here an astrolabe
#5067, aired 2006-09-26THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE $2000: Poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a treatise on this scientific instrument later replaced by the sextant the astrolabe
#4328, aired 2003-05-28FORMER TECHNOLOGY $4,000 (Daily Double): (Sofia of the Clue Crew stands in front of the ship Santa Maria in Columbus, Ohio.) Columbus used this instrument superseded by the sextant to measure the positions of stars an astrolabe
#1658, aired 1991-11-13THE 14th CENTURY $800: Chaucer wrote a treatise on how to build one of these & use it to compute the position of a star astrolabe
#1562, aired 1991-05-21FILE UNDER "A" $600: From the Greek for "star finder", it was used to measure the altitude of stars an astrolabe

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