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by John M. Steele

  • ISBN: 184217987X
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  • Author: John M. Steele
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxbow Books (February 15, 2011)
  • Pages: 176 pages
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Calendars And Years II book. This second volume of Calendars and Years explores the calendars of ancient and medieval China, India, the ancient Jewish world, the medieval Islamic Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests.

Steele has assembled an essential foundation for the further study of calendariography and chronography in the ancient Near East and Egypt

Steele has assembled an essential foundation for the further study of calendariography and chronography in the ancient Near East and Egypt. Francesca Rochberg Journal for the History of Astronomy). This volume should definitely form part of the library of students of ancient science.

Many different calendars were used in the ancient world. This book will be of interest to ancient historians, historians of science, astronomers who use early astronomical records, and anyone with an interest in calendars and their development.

Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Francesca Rochberg Journal for the History of Astronomy (November 2008) "It is a book from which there are absolute nuggets of incredible information to be mined

Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Francesca Rochberg Journal for the History of Astronomy (November 2008) "It is a book from which there are absolute nuggets of incredible information to be mined. eISBN: 978-1-84217-824-9.

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Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history

Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history.

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Volume 72 Issue 2. John M. Steele (e. : English Français. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. : Calendars and Years: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient Near East. vii, 167 pp. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007. 25. ISBN 978 1 84217 302 2. A. R. George.

Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World. Freeth, Tony, Jones, Alexander, Steele, John . Bitsakis, Yanis Calendars with Olympiad display and eclipse prediction on the Antikythera Mechanism. 2008; 454 (7204) : 614-617. 2011; Goal-Year Periods and Their Use in Predicting Planetary Phenomena. Making Sense of Time: Observational and Theoretical Calendars. Gray, J. M. Steele, J. Studies on Babylonian goal-year astronomy I: a comparison between planetary data in Goal-Year Texts, Almanacs and Normal Star Almanacs.

Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This second volume of Calendars and Years explores the calendars of ancient and medieval China, India, the ancient Jewish world, the medieval Islamic world, and the Maya. Particular attention is given to the preserved evidence on which our understanding of these calendars lies, the modern historiography of their study, and the role of calendars in ancient and medieval society. Topics covered include the origin of the Chinese sexagenary cycle, evidence for the 364-day year in the ancient Jewish world, and the history of attempts to establish a correlation between Mayan dates and the Julian and Gregorian calendars. 183p, 12 b/w illus. (Oxbow Books 2011) Praise for Volume I: "Steele has assembled an essential foundation for the further study of calendariography and chronography in the ancient Near East and Egypt."

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