The cuneiform uranology texts : drawing the constellations / Paul-Alain Beaulieu, Eckart Frahm, Wayne Horowitz, John Steele.

Author
Beaulieu, Paul-Alain [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Philadelphia : the American Philosophical Society, [2018]
Description
ix, 121 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

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The cuneiform uranology texts : drawing the constellations, presents a newly recovered group of cuneiform texts from first millennium Babylonia and Assyria that provide prose descriptions of the drawing of Mesopotamian constellations--Chapter 1.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The simple group
  • The expanded version
  • A three-constellation version
  • The cuneiform uranology texts : looking forward
  • Appendix A. Star guide
  • Appendix B. BM 66958 side B
  • Appendix C. The late Babylonian fragment MLC 1884.
ISBN
  • 9781606180723
  • 160618072X
LCCN
2018015145
OCLC
1031408784
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