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Skywatching in the Ancient World

New Perspectives in Cultural Astronomy Studies in Honor of Anthony F. Aveni (Mesoamerican Worlds Series)

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Published by University Press of Colorado .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • History of science,
  • Social Science,
  • Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient World,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Archaeoastronomy,
  • Astronomy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClive Ruggles (Editor), Gary Urton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11105516M
    ISBN 100870818872
    ISBN 109780870818875

    Skywatching in three ancient cultures: Megalithic Astronomy, the Maya and the Inca. The first chapter (almost a third of the book) gives a delightful and straightforward explanation of how much we can discover with the naked eye. Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures by Aveni, Anthony F. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Morien Institute Astro-Archaeology & Archaeoastronomy News Archive - studies of ancient skywatching indicating that many ancient civilisations were pre-occupied with events in the solar system. Many of those societies of antiquity were destroyed by cosmic impacts of cometary debris, asteroids, comets and meteorites. Stonehenge and other megalithic observatories were designed as meteor storm. Skywatching Calendar for April 01 to June 30 by The Morien Institute, including information For Your Safety When Daytime Skywatching, Safe SunWatching, Observing Eclipses Safely, Safely Viewing Sunspots, Definition of Local Time used in many SkyMaps, Definition of UT, Definition of Universal Time used by Astronomers, Asteroids near-Earth flybys, meteor showers, and constellation recognition.

    The University Press of Colorado, including the Utah State University Press imprint, publishes forty to forty-five new titles each year, with the goal of facilitating communication among scholars and providing the peoples of the state and region with a fair assessment of their histories, cultures, a. Skywatching in the ancient world: new perspectives in cultural astronomy studies in honor of Anthony F. Aveni. Edited by Clive Ruggles and Gary Urton. Boulder, University Press of Colorado, c p. Includes bibliographical references. GNA8S59 TOP OF PAGE.


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This collection's wide range of outstanding scholarship reveals that cultural astronomy has come into its own. Compiled in honor of Anthony F.

Aveni, America's leading archaeoastronomer, Skywatching in the Ancient World offers state-of-the-art work in cultural astronomy by well-known experts in Mayan glyphic studies, cultural history, ethnohistory, and the history of science and of religions.

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