Ancient Astronomers

Ancient Astronomers

Book - 1993
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Written by leading scholars, each book in this series provides an up-to-date assessment of a particular area of the ancient world. Abundantly illustrated in full color, the series places readers at the cutting edge of modern archaeological thinking.A pioneer in the field of archaeoastronomy here relates the sophisticated understandings of astronomy that underlie such features of the ancient world as the Maya calendar, Polynesian navigation, Nasca lines in southern Peru, and Stonehenge in England.
Publisher: Montreal : St. Remy Press ; Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780895990372
0895990377
Branch Call Number: 520.93 AVENI
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm

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Aug 26, 2012

An excellent look at the details of astronomy and at the different ways in which the ancients used it. It was a very satisfying read.

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