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Ancient Astronomy

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Clive L. N. Ruggles | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781851094776
ISBN 13 : 1851094776

Long before astronomy was a science, humans used the stars to mark time, navigate, organize planting and dramatize myths. This encyclopaedia draws on archaeological evidence and or..

The History And Practice Of Ancient Astronomy

Pub Date : 1998-10-01 | Author : James Evans | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 019987445X
ISBN 13 : 9780199874453

The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy combines new scholarship with hands-on science to bring readers into direct contact with the work of ancient astronomers. While tracin..

Echoes Of The Ancient Skies

Pub Date : 2012-03-15 | Author : E. C. Krupp | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486137643
ISBN 13 : 0486137643

Popular, authoritative look at the world of archaeoastronomy, the study of ancient peoples' observation of the skies and its role in their cultural evolution. 208 illustrations...

Greek Astronomy

Pub Date : 2014-03-20 | Author : Thomas L. Heath | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781108062800
ISBN 13 : 1108062806

From its beginnings in Babylonian and Egyptian theories, through its flowering into revolutionary ideas such as heliocentricity, astronomy proved a source of constant fascination f..

Ancient Astronomy

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : Isaac Asimov | Publisher : Yearling

ISBN 10 : 0440403871
ISBN 13 : 9780440403876

Briefly describes beliefs of astronomers from ancient times to 1609, when Galileo's discoveries through the telescope gave birth to modern astronomy...

Astronomy In Ancient Times

Pub Date : 2005-12-15 | Author : Richard Hantula | Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN 10 : 0836839781
ISBN 13 : 9780836839784

Discusses how people studied astronomy in the past and what they used their observations for...