Astronomy and Ancient Calendars

Archaeoastronomy and ancient methods of structuring and marking time.

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  1. Tombs, Temples and their Orientations

    Tombs, Temples and their Orientations: A New Perspective on Mediterranean Prehistory [Paperback]

    Michael Hoskin (Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9780954086718
    Published by : Ocarina Books
    This study of archaeo-astronomy looks at more than 2,500 communal tombs and sanctuaries from around the Mediterranean. After a brief discussion of Hoskin's aims and the methodology for his fieldwork, individual chapters focus on evidence from ... .... Learn More
  2. Living the Lunar Calendar

    Living the Lunar Calendar [Paperback]

    Jonathan Ben-Dov (Editor); Wayne Horowitz (Editor); John M. Steele (Editor)

    Regular Price: $49.99

    Special Price: $12.98

    ISBN: 9781842174814
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Lunar calendars suffer from an inherent uncertainty in the length of each month and the number of months in the year. Variable atmospheric conditions, weather and the acuity of the eye of an observer mean that the first sighting of the new moon... .... Learn More
  3. Living the Lunar Calendar

    Living the Lunar Calendar [eBook (epub)]

    Jonathan Ben-Dov(Editor); Wayne Horowitz(Editor); John M. Steele(Editor)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9781842179062
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Lunar calendars suffer from an inherent uncertainty in the length of each month and the number of months in the year. Variable atmospheric conditions, weather and the acuity of the eye of an observer mean that the first sighting o... .... Learn More
  4. Living the Lunar Calendar

    Living the Lunar Calendar [eBook (PDF)]

    Jonathan Ben-Dov(Editor); Wayne Horowitz(Editor); John M. Steele(Editor)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9781842179086
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Lunar calendars suffer from an inherent uncertainty in the length of each month and the number of months in the year. Variable atmospheric conditions, weather and the acuity of the eye of an observer mean that the first sighting o... .... Learn More
  5. Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World [Paperback]

    John M. Steele (Editor)

    $48.00

    ISBN: 9781842179871
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This second volume of ... .... Learn More
  6. Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World [eBook (epub)]

    John M. Steele(Editor)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9781842178225
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This secon... .... Learn More
  7. Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World [eBook (PDF)]

    John M. Steele(Editor)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9781842178249
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This secon... .... Learn More
  8. Archeoastronomia

    Archeoastronomia: un Dibattito tra Archeologi ed Astronomi all Ricerca di un Metodo Comune [Paperback]

    Mario Codebo (Author)

    Regular Price: $64.00

    Special Price: $50.00

    ISBN: 9788886796439
    Published by : Ocarina Books
    This, the proceedings of a conference held by the Instituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri entitled "Archaeastronomy: a debate between archaeologists and astronomers looking for a shared method," explores our ancestors' knowledge of the movemen... .... Learn More
  9. Calendars and Years

    Calendars and Years: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient Near East [Paperback]

    John M. Steele (Author)

    $46.00

    ISBN: 9781842173022
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Dates form the backbone of written history. But where do these dates come from? Many different calendars were used in the ancient world. Some of these calendars were based upon observations or calculations of regular astronomical phenomena, su... .... Learn More
  10. Calendars and Years

    Calendars and Years: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient Near East [eBook (PDF)]

    John M. Steele(Author)

    $25.00

    ISBN: 9781782974956
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Dates form the backbone of written history. But where do these dates come from? Many different calendars were used in the ancient world. Some of these calendars were based upon observations or calculations of regular astronomical ... .... Learn More

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