Princeton University Library Catalog

Time and cosmos in Greco-Roman antiquity / edited by Alexander Jones, including contributions by James Evans [and 7 others].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY : Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University ; Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
206 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Notes:
Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, New York, October 19, 2016-April 23, 2017.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-203).
Contents:
Introduction / Alexander Jones -- Near East relations : Mesopotamia and Egypt / John Steele -- Measuring the hours : sundials, water clocks, and portable sundials / Karlheinz Schaldach -- Days, months, years, and other time cycles / Daryn Lehoux -- Astrology in the Greco-Roman world / Stephan Heilen, Dorian Gieseler Greenbaum -- Images of time and cosmic connection / James Evans -- Roman imperial imagery of time and cosmos / Bernhard Weisser -- Exhibition checklist.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 0691174407
  • 9780691174402
LCCN:
2016936136
OCLC:
956624758
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