Mesopotamian Planetary Astronomy-Astrology / / David Brown.

Pliny wrote of Babylon that "here the creator of the science of astronomy was". Excavations have shown this statement to be true. This book argues that the earliest attempts at the accurate prediction of celestial phenomena are indeed to be found in clay tablets dating to the 8th and 7th c...

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Superior document:Cuneiform Monographs ; 18
Place / Publishing House:Leiden; , Boston : : BRILL,, 2000.
Year of Publication:2000
Series:Cuneiform Monographs ; 18.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
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