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Title Calendars and years : astronomy and time in the Ancient Near East / edited by John M. Steele.

Published Oxford : Oxbow, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  903 CALE    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Includes six papers from a session on "Calendars and years" at the seventh biennial History of Astronomy Workshop held at Notre Dame University on 8 July 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine derived contents note: A Star's Year: The Annual Cycle in the Ancient Egyptian Sky 1 -- Sarah Symons -- Calendars and Years in Ancient Egypt: The Soundness of Egyptian and 35 -- West Asian Chronology in 1500-500 BC and the Consistency of the Egyptian -- 365-Day Wandering Year -- Leo Depuydt -- The 360-Day Year in Mesopotamia 83 -- Lis Brack-Bernsen -- The Astrolables: Astronomy, Theology, and Chronology 101 -- Wayne Horowitz -- Calendars, Intercalations and Year-Lengths in Mesopotamian Astronomy 115 -- John P. Britton -- The Length of the Month in Mesopotamian Calendars of the First Millenium BC 133 -- John M Steele -- On Greek Stellar and Zodiacal Date-Reckoning 149 -- Alexander Jones.
Other author Steele, John M.
History of Astronomy Workshop.
Subject Calendars -- History.
Calendars -- Middle East -- History.
ISBN 9781842173022 (paperback) No price
1842173022 (paperback) No price