The Babylonian Theory Of The Planets

Author: N. M. Swerdlow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400864860
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These collections of omens and observations form the first empirical science of antiquity and were the basis of the first mathematical science, astronomy.

The Star Of Bethlehem

Author: Mark Kidger
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887542
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These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

Astronomy Through The Ages

Author: Sir Robert Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887518
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In Astronomy through the Ages, Sir Robert Wilson tells the story of how our understanding of the universe has evolved through history--of how the sedate and stable star field of ancient times has been replaced by the vast and explosive ...

Music Of The Spheres And The Dance Of Death

Author: Kathi Meyer-Baer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400872332
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In this book the concepts of musica humana and musica mundane are related to philosophy, aesthetics, and the history of religion and are given a rightful place in the history of civilization. Originally published in 1970.

For The Sake Of Learning 2 Vols

Author: Ann Blair
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004263314
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Interested in the history of astronomy from antiquity through the seventeenth
century, he is author of The Babylonian Theory of the Planets (1998). ... Kasper
van Ommen is Co-ordinator of the Scaliger Institute, the Special Collections
Research Center of Leiden University Libraries. ... Among his most recent
publications are two exhibition catalogs: “All my Books in Foreign Tongues”:
Scaliger's Oriental Legacy in Leiden (with A. Vrolijk, 2009) and Facebook in the
Sixteenth Century?

Cleomedes Lectures On Astronomy

Author: Cleomedes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520928510
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This volume contains a clear and idiomatic English translation—the first ever—of The Heavens, along with an informative introduction, detailed notes, and technical diagrams.

Durrenmatt

Author: Timo Tiusanen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400871468
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The Star Of Bethlehem

Author: Michael R. Molnar
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813527017
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Tracing the possible origins of the Magi's star, the author uses an ancient Roman coin as a starting point to investigate the possibility that the legendary star may in fact have been an eclipse of Jupiter and the star Aries.

On Their Own Terms

Author: Benjamin A. ELMAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674036476
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In this book, Elman gives a nuanced account of the ways in which native Chinese science evolved over four centuries, under the influence of both Jesuit and Protestant missionaries.