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Astronomy and time in the ancient and Medieval world

Author: John M Steele
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] Oxbow Books 2011
Series: Calendars and years, / ed. by John Steele ; 2; Calendars and years / ed. by John Steele, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John M Steele
ISBN: 9781842179871 184217987X
OCLC Number: 930724379
Description: 179 S. Ill., graph. Darst
Contents: The Chinese sexagenary cycle and the ritual foundations of the calendar / Adam Smith --
Mathematical astronomy and the Chinese calendar / N. Sivin --
Calendars in India / Kim Plofker and Toke L. Knudsen --
The 364-day year in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish pseudepigrapha / Jonathan Ben-Dov --
The "well-known calendars": al-Kh®zin's description of significant chronological systems for medieval mathematical astronomy in Arabic / Clemency Montelle --
The Maya calendar correlation problem / Gerardo Aldana.
Series Title: Calendars and years, / ed. by John Steele ; 2; Calendars and years / ed. by John Steele, 2

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