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1Title:  Astral sciences in Mesopotamia   
 Creator:  Hunger, Hermann, 1942- | Pingree, David, 1933-2005 
 Publication:  Brill, Leiden, Boston, 1999. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-292) and index. Astronomy and astrology, or the astral sciences, played an enormous, if not key role in the political and religious life of the Ancient Near East, and, later, of the Greek and Roman world. This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date account of the origins of the astral sciences in the Ancient Near East." "Every type of Sumerian or Akkadian text dealing with descriptive or mathematical astronomy, including many individual tablets are thoroughly dealt with. All aspects, such as the history of discovery, reconstruction, and interpretation come to the fore, accompanied by a full bibliography. 
 Extent:  xviii, 303 p. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy, Assyro-Babylonian

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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