Living the lunar calendar / edited by Jonathan Ben-Dov, Wayne Horowitz and John M. Steele.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books, c2012.
Description
viii, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Contents
Forward / Amanda Weiss -- Introduction / Jonathan Ben-Dov, Wayne Horowitz and John M. Steele -- Sunday in Mesopotamia / Wayne Horowitz -- Middle Assyrian lunar calendar and chronology / Yigal Bloch -- Beyond the moon : Minoan calendar-symbolism in the blue bird fresco / Sabine Beckman -- Early Greek lunisolar cycles : the Pythian and olympic games / Robert Hannah -- What to do on the thirtieth? : a neo-Platonic interpretation of Hesiod's works and days, 765-8 / Patrizia Marzillo -- Why Greek lunar months began a day later than Egyptian lunar months, both before first visibility of the new crescent / Leo Depuydt -- Lunar calendars at Qumran : a comparative and ideological study / Jonathan Ben-Dov -- Tame and wild time in the Qumran and Rabbinic calendar / Ron H. Feldman -- The Rabbinic new moon procedure : context and significance / Sacha Stern -- From observation to calculation : the development of the Rabbinic lunar calendar / Lawrence H. Schiffman.
ISBN
  • 9781842174814
  • 1842174819
LCCN
2012008148
OCLC
778274819
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