跳到内容
Skywatchers 预览资料
关闭预览资料
正在查...

Skywatchers

著者: Anthony F Aveni
出版商: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001.
版本/格式:   图书 : 州政府或者省政府刊物 : 英语查看所有的版本和格式
数据库:WorldCat
提要:
Archaeoastronomy Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy, and it remains the standard introduction to this subject. Combining basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data, it presented a readable and entertaining synthesis of all that was known of ancient astronomy in the western hemisphere as of 1980. In this revised edition, Anthony Aveni draws on his own and  再读一些...
评估:

(尚未评估) 0 附有评论 - 争取成为第一个。

主题
更多类似这样的

 

在图书馆查找

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查找有这资料的图书馆...

详细书目

附加的形体格式: Online version:
Aveni, Anthony F.
Skywatchers.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001
(OCoLC)603760618
材料类型: 政府刊物, 州政府或者省政府刊物, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: Anthony F Aveni
ISBN: 0292705042 9780292705043 0292705026 9780292705029
OCLC号码: 45195586
注意: Rev. and updated ed. of: Skywatchers of ancient Mexico, 1980.
描述: viii, 411 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
内容: I. Introduction: Archaeoastronomy and Its Components --
Archaeoastronomy: Twenty Years of Hindsight --
Additional Selected Readings --
II. The Historical, Ethnographic, and Ethnological Background for Native American Astronomy --
The Civilizations of Ancient Mesoamerica --
Chroniclers and Codices --
Aztec Constellations --
Astronomy and the Ethnological Record: The Importance of the Solar Zenith Passage --
III. Astronomy with the Naked Eye --
The Celestial Sphere: Coordinate Reference Frames --
Charting the Sun's Movement --
The Moon, Eclipses, and Eclipse Cycles --
Cycles of the Planets --
Miscellaneous Observable Sky Phenomena --
App. A. Glossary of Astronomical Terms of Importance in Archaeoastronomy --
App. B. Factors Affecting the Precise Determination of Astronomical Orientations --
App. C. Heliacal Rise and Set Phenomena --
App. D. Determining the Approximate Date of Sunrise or Sunset for a Given Azimuth --
App. E. Change of Direction of the Magnetic Compass with Time in Mesoamerica --
App. F. Some Basic Formulas Useful for Fieldwork in Archaeoastronomy --
App. G. How to Determine Alignments with the Surveyor's Transit --
IV. The Mathematical and Astronomical Content of the Mesoamerican Inscriptions --
A Brief History of Calendrical Decipherment --
The Mesoamerican Philosophy of Numbers --
The Long Count --
The Calendar Round --
The Union of Time and Space in Mesoamerican Cosmology --
How the Calendar Works --
The Supplementary Series and the Lunar Synodic Month --
Tropical Year Calculations --
Planetary Events in the Monumental Inscriptions --
Astronomy in the Maya Codices, I: General Content of the Codices --
Astronomy in the Maya Codices, II: Eclipses and Eclipse Tables --
Astronomy in the Maya Codices, III: Venus --
Astronomy in the Maya Codices, IV: Mars Tables --
Was There a Mesoamerican Zodiac? --
App. A. The Problem of the Correlation of Maya and Christian Dates --
App. B. A Scheme for the Conversion of Maya Dates --
V. Astronomy and Architecture in the Ancient Americas and Mediterranean Basin --
The Orientation Motive --
City and Cosmos: Urban Planning in Highland Mexico --
Cosmic Order in the Aztec Capital --
Maya Cities: Architecture and Sacred Landscape --
Specialized Architectural Assemblages --
Archaeoastronomy in North America --
Archaeoastronomy in the Andean World --
Summary: Astronomy in Ancient American Cultures --
Circum-Mediterranean Archaeoastronomy --
App. A. An Analysis of the Pecked Cross Petroglyphs.
责任: by Anthony F. Aveni.
更多信息:

摘要:

Archaeoastronomy Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy, and it remains the standard introduction to this subject. Combining basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data, it presented a readable and entertaining synthesis of all that was known of ancient astronomy in the western hemisphere as of 1980. In this revised edition, Anthony Aveni draws on his own and others' discoveries of the past twenty years to bring the Skywatchers story up to the present. He offers new data and interpretations in many areas, including: o The study of Mesoamerican time and calendrical systems and their unprecedented continuity in contemporary Mesoamerican culture o The connections between Precolumbian religion, astrology, and scientific, quantitative astronomy o The relationship between Highland Mexico and the world of the Maya and the state of Pan-American scientific practices o The use of personal computer software for computing astronomical data With this updated information, Skywatchers will serve a new generation of general and scholarly readers and will be useful in courses on archaeoastronomy, astronomy, history of astronomy, history of science, anthropology, archaeology, and world religions. ... Publisher description.

评论

用户提供的评论
正在获取GoodReads评论...
正在检索DOGObooks的评论

标签

争取是第一个!
确认申请

你可能已经申请过这份资料。如果还是想申请,请选确认。

链接数据


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45195586>
library:oclcnum"45195586"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/45195586>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2001"
schema:description"I. Introduction: Archaeoastronomy and Its Components -- Archaeoastronomy: Twenty Years of Hindsight -- Additional Selected Readings -- II. The Historical, Ethnographic, and Ethnological Background for Native American Astronomy -- The Civilizations of Ancient Mesoamerica -- Chroniclers and Codices -- Aztec Constellations -- Astronomy and the Ethnological Record: The Importance of the Solar Zenith Passage -- III. Astronomy with the Naked Eye -- The Celestial Sphere: Coordinate Reference Frames -- Charting the Sun's Movement -- The Moon, Eclipses, and Eclipse Cycles -- Cycles of the Planets -- Miscellaneous Observable Sky Phenomena -- App. A. Glossary of Astronomical Terms of Importance in Archaeoastronomy -- App. B. Factors Affecting the Precise Determination of Astronomical Orientations -- App. C. Heliacal Rise and Set Phenomena -- App. D. Determining the Approximate Date of Sunrise or Sunset for a Given Azimuth -- App. E. Change of Direction of the Magnetic Compass with Time in Mesoamerica -- App. F. Some Basic Formulas Useful for Fieldwork in Archaeoastronomy -- App. G. How to Determine Alignments with the Surveyor's Transit -- IV. The Mathematical and Astronomical Content of the Mesoamerican Inscriptions -- A Brief History of Calendrical Decipherment -- The Mesoamerican Philosophy of Numbers -- The Long Count -- The Calendar Round -- The Union of Time and Space in Mesoamerican Cosmology -- How the Calendar Works -- The Supplementary Series and the Lunar Synodic Month -- Tropical Year Calculations -- Planetary Events in the Monumental Inscriptions -- Astronomy in the Maya Codices, I: General Content of the Codices -- Astronomy in the Maya Codices, II: Eclipses and Eclipse Tables -- Astronomy in the Maya Codices, III: Venus -- Astronomy in the Maya Codices, IV: Mars Tables -- Was There a Mesoamerican Zodiac? -- App. A. The Problem of the Correlation of Maya and Christian Dates -- App. B. A Scheme for the Conversion of Maya Dates -- V. Astronomy and Architecture in the Ancient Americas and Mediterranean Basin -- The Orientation Motive -- City and Cosmos: Urban Planning in Highland Mexico -- Cosmic Order in the Aztec Capital -- Maya Cities: Architecture and Sacred Landscape -- Specialized Architectural Assemblages -- Archaeoastronomy in North America -- Archaeoastronomy in the Andean World -- Summary: Astronomy in Ancient American Cultures -- Circum-Mediterranean Archaeoastronomy -- App. A. An Analysis of the Pecked Cross Petroglyphs."@en
schema:description"Archaeoastronomy Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy, and it remains the standard introduction to this subject. Combining basic astronomy with archaeological and ethnological data, it presented a readable and entertaining synthesis of all that was known of ancient astronomy in the western hemisphere as of 1980. In this revised edition, Anthony Aveni draws on his own and others' discoveries of the past twenty years to bring the Skywatchers story up to the present. He offers new data and interpretations in many areas, including: o The study of Mesoamerican time and calendrical systems and their unprecedented continuity in contemporary Mesoamerican culture o The connections between Precolumbian religion, astrology, and scientific, quantitative astronomy o The relationship between Highland Mexico and the world of the Maya and the state of Pan-American scientific practices o The use of personal computer software for computing astronomical data With this updated information, Skywatchers will serve a new generation of general and scholarly readers and will be useful in courses on archaeoastronomy, astronomy, history of astronomy, history of science, anthropology, archaeology, and world religions. ... Publisher description."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/34878887>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Skywatchers"@en
schema:numberOfPages"411"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

关闭窗口

请登入WorldCat 

没有张号吗?很容易就可以 建立免费的账号.