skip to content
Astronomy, weather, and calendars in the ancient world : parapegmata and related texts in classical and Near Eastern societies Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Astronomy, weather, and calendars in the ancient world : parapegmata and related texts in classical and Near Eastern societies

Author: Daryn Lehoux
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This book explains the popular instruments and texts (parapegmata) used in antiquity for astronomical weather prediction.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Quelle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daryn Lehoux
ISBN: 0521851815 9780521851817 9781107404779 1107404770
OCLC Number: 76901773
Description: xiv, 566 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Parapegmata and astrometeorology: 1. The rain in Attica falls mainly under Sagitta; 2. Spelt and spica; 3. De signis; 4. When is thirty days not a month?; 5. Calendars, weather, and stars in Babylon; 6. Egyptian astrometeorology; 7. Conclusion --
pt. II. Sources: Catalogue of extant parapegmata; Extant parapegmata : texts and translations.
Responsibility: Daryn Lehoux.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is the first monograph on parapegmata in some time and the most comprehensive to date. ... Lehoux has provided [an] exhaustive study ... with an engaging discussion of the historical and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/76901773> # Astronomy, weather, and calendars in the ancient world : parapegmata and related texts in classical and Near Eastern societies
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "76901773" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Place/cambridge_uk> ; # Cambridge, UK
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorology_rome_history_sources> ; # Astrometeorology--Rome--History--Sources
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Place/romisches_reich> ; # Römisches Reich.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1741697> ; # Parapegmata
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204885> ; # Rome (Empire)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/parapegmata_rome> ; # Parapegmata--Rome
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorologie> ; # Astrometeorologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/parapegma> ; # Parapegma
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/antike> ; # Antike
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/altertum> ; # Altertum
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astronomie> ; # Astronomie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/parapegmata_greece> ; # Parapegmata--Greece
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/522/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Place/griechenland_altertum> ; # Griechenland (Altertum)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> ; # Greece
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorology_greece_history_sources> ; # Astrometeorology--Greece--History--Sources
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/kalender> ; # Kalender
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56937154> ; # Daryn Lehoux
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "pt. I. Parapegmata and astrometeorology: 1. The rain in Attica falls mainly under Sagitta; 2. Spelt and spica; 3. De signis; 4. When is thirty days not a month?; 5. Calendars, weather, and stars in Babylon; 6. Egyptian astrometeorology; 7. Conclusion -- pt. II. Sources: Catalogue of extant parapegmata; Extant parapegmata : texts and translations."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/891684748> ;
    schema:genre "Quelle"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Astronomy, weather, and calendars in the ancient world : parapegmata and related texts in classical and Near Eastern societies"@en ;
    schema:productID "76901773" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/76901773#PublicationEvent/cambridge_uk_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016065427&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0703/2006038547-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781107404779> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521851817> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA722476> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/76901773> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Place/cambridge_uk> # Cambridge, UK
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, UK" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorologie> # Astrometeorologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Astrometeorologie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorology_greece_history_sources> # Astrometeorology--Greece--History--Sources
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2006008284> ;
    schema:name "Astrometeorology--Greece--History--Sources"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/891684748#Topic/astrometeorology_rome_history_sources> # Astrometeorology--Rome--History--Sources
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2006008284> ;
    schema:name "Astrometeorology--Rome--History--Sources"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204885> # Rome (Empire)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Rome (Empire)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> # Greece
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Greece" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1741697> # Parapegmata
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Parapegmata"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56937154> # Daryn Lehoux
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1968" ;
    schema:familyName "Lehoux" ;
    schema:givenName "Daryn" ;
    schema:name "Daryn Lehoux" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521851817>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521851815" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521851817" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781107404779>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1107404770" ;
    schema:isbn "9781107404779" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/76901773>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/76901773> ; # Astronomy, weather, and calendars in the ancient world : parapegmata and related texts in classical and Near Eastern societies
    schema:dateModified "2015-05-13" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.