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AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE ASTRONOMY OF THE ANCIENTS

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AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE ASTRONOMY OF THE ANCIENTS

by Sir George Cornewall Lewis

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ISBN 10
1578984629
ISBN 13
9781578984626
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Todd Pratum. 2004. Privately Printed. H Hardcover. New. Original 1862 London. 527p. This new high quality cloth reproduction of the original edition is a new experiment in producing high quality reprints of some of the older important books. This is NOT one of our spiral bound reprints, but a beautiful new hardcover book by Pratum Books. Selected Contents: Primitive Astronomy of the Greeks & Romans; Greek World Conception; Solar Year; Lunar Year & Month; Discordance of Greek Calendars; Carian, Acarnanian & Arcadian Years; Short Egyptian Year; Roman Year; Fixed Stars; Early Divination; Philosophical Astronomy of the Greeks from Thales to Democritus; Origin of Astronomy in Greece; Eclipse of Thales; Solon’s Reform of Athenian Calendar; Astronomical Doctrines of Anaximander, Anaximenes, Heraclitus, Xenophanes; Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, Diogenes of Apollonia, Socrates, Meton, Leucippus, Democritus; Trieteric & Octaeteric Intercalary Cycles; Astronomical Speculations of Pythagoras & His School; Philolaic System of the Universe; Pythagorean Cycles; Scientific Astronomy of the Greeks from Plato to Eratosthenes; Hypothesis of Planetary Motions; Astronomical Doctrines of Aristotle, Callippus, Hicetas, Ecphantus, Theophrastus, Eudemus, Autolycus, Euclid, Aristarchus, Archimedes, Aristyllus; Measures of Daily Time; Rotation of Earth on its Axis; The Phaenomena of Euclid; Heliocentric System of Aristarchus; Alexandrine School of Astronomers; Timaeus & The Motion of the Earth; On the Dials of the Ancients; Prediction of Eclipses; Uniform Calendar & Religious Festivals; Roman Measures of Time; Order of the Planets, Revolution of Inferior Planets Around Sun; Ptolemy; Geocentric System; Astronomy of Babylonians & Egyptians; Origin of Astronomical Observation; Chaldean & Egyptian Priests as Astronomical Observers; Egyptian Solar Year; Egyptian Astronomy Passed to Greece; Length of Egyptian Year; The Canicular or Sothiac Period; Astrological Divination of Chaledeans; Origins of Astrology; Early History & Chronology of Egyptians; Plato’s Chronology; Early History & Chronology of Assyrians; Babylonian History; Nineveh & Babylon; Astronomical Canon; Evidence of Age of the World; Navigation of the Phoenicians; Phoenicians Originators of Astronomy.

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Bookseller
Sacred Science Institute US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
497
Title
AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE ASTRONOMY OF THE ANCIENTS
Author
Sir George Cornewall Lewis
Format/binding
H Hardcover
Book condition
New New
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Privately Printed
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1578984629
ISBN 13
9781578984626
Publisher
Todd Pratum
Place of Publication
Mansfield Centre, Ct
Date published
2004
Keywords
ANCIENT ASTRONOMY METAPHYSICAL
Bookseller catalogs
Metaphysical; Science Stock;

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