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understanding of the universe has evolved through history--of how the sedate and stable star field of ancient times has been replaced by the vast and explosive ...

Geminos S Introduction To The Phenomena

Author: Geminus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691123394
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This book is generously illustrated with diagrams from medieval manuscripts of Geminos's text, as well as drawings and photographs of ancient astronomical instruments.

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.

Ptolemy S Geography

Author: J. L. Berggren
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691010427
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Ptolemy's Geography is the only book on cartography to have survived from the classical period and one of the most influential scientific works of all time.

1177 B C

Author: Eric H. Cline
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874491
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In this major new account of the causes of this "First Dark Ages," Eric Cline tells the gripping story of how the end was brought about by multiple interconnected failures, ranging from invasion and revolt to earthquakes, drought, and the ...

The Deep Hot Biosphere

Author: Thomas Gold
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461214009
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This book sets forth a set of truly controversial and astonishing theories: First, it proposes that below the surface of the earth is a biosphere of greater mass and volume than the biosphere the total sum of living things on our planet's ...