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The cuneiform uranology texts drawing the constellations

Author: Paul-Alain Beaulieu; Eckart Frahm; Wayne Horowitz; John M Steele
Publisher: Philadelphia the American Philosophical Society [2018]
Series: Transactions series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction -- The simple group -- The expanded version -- A three-constellation version -- The cuneiform uranology texts : looking forward -- Appendix A. Star guide -- Appendix B. BM 66958 side B -- Appendix C. The late Babylonian fragment MLC 1884
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul-Alain Beaulieu; Eckart Frahm; Wayne Horowitz; John M Steele
ISBN: 9781606180723 160618072X
OCLC Number: 1037298172
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: pages cm
Series Title: Transactions series
Responsibility: Paul-Alain Beaulieu, Eckart Frahm, Wayne Horowitz, John Steele

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Introduction -- The simple group -- The expanded version -- A three-constellation version -- The cuneiform uranology texts : looking forward -- Appendix A. Star guide -- Appendix B. BM 66958 side B -- Appendix C. The late Babylonian fragment MLC 1884

The cuneiform uranology texts : drawing the constellations, presents a newly recovered group of cuneiform texts from first millennium Babylonia and Assyria that provide prose descriptions of the drawing of Mesopotamian constellations--Chapter 1

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