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Mesopotamian Planetary Astronomy-astrology
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: David Brown
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Brill Academic Pub

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Pliny wrote of Babylon that "here the creator of the science of astronomy was". Excavations have shown this statement to be true. This book argues that the earl
Zodiac Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Their Reception
Language: en
Pages: 555
Authors: Helen R. Jacobus
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: BRILL

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Helen R Jacobus demonstrates mathematically that the Aramaic calendar texts from Qumran were designed to show the position of the sun and moon in the zodiac for
Das geistige Erfassen der Welt im Alten Orient
Language: de
Pages: 368
Authors: Joost Hazenbos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

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Der 150. Geburtstag von Friedrich Delitzsch, der 1874 in Leipzig die deutsche Assyriologie (Altorientalistik) begrundete, und weitere Leipziger altorientalistis
Before Nature
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Francesca Rochberg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-07 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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In the modern West, we take for granted that what we call the “natural world” confronts us all and always has—but Before Nature explores that almost unima
Propheten in Mari, Assyrien und Israel
Language: de
Pages: 175
Authors: Matthias Köckert
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

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English summary: These essays interpret Old Testament prophetic writings and their social criticism in the cultural context of ancient near Eastern prophecy. Ge
Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John H. Walton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Baker Academic

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Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the cultural context of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament
The Babylonian World
Language: en
Pages: 601
Authors: Gwendolyn Leick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-02 - Publisher: Routledge

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Exploring all key aspects of the development of this€ancient culture, The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history
Dead Sea Scrolls, Revise and Repeat
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Carmen Palmer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-28 - Publisher: SBL Press

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A reexamination of the people and movements associated with Qumran, their outlook on the world, and what bound them together Dead Sea Scrolls, Revise and Repeat
The History of Mathematical Tables
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Martin Campbell-Kelly
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-02 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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The oldest known mathematical table was found in the ancient Sumerian city of Shuruppag in southern Iraq. Since then, tables have been an important feature of m
Astrology through History: Interpreting the Stars from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: William E. Burns
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Alphabetically arranged entries cover the history of astrology from ancient Mesopotamia to the 21st century. In addition to surveying the Western tradition, the

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