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Ancient Near East

peoples and cultures Astronomy

 

The Ancient West-semitic era :

* was a canal of transmission of Mesopotamian heritage

* presents a little known astronomical patrimony

 

 

 

 

 

Amaraic Coupe, VIIIth c. BC, Faroughi collection, Tehran.

 

 

Files avialables on URANOS site

Trails of an Syrian astronomy by Roland Laffitte Pour URANOS (in French)

* On the origin of the constellation of Virgo, by Roland Laffitte (in French)

Stars, constellations and planets in Old testament  (in French)

Bibliography on the net

Gary D. Thompson, Australia

http://members.optusnet.com.au/gtosiris/page3.html#Babylonian

Universiteit Utrecht

http://www.phys.uu.nl/~vgent/babylon/babybibl_fixedstars.htm

Warburg Institute (London)

http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/mnemosyne/Orientation/astrobib/astro_biblio2.htm

 

For more details, see the files belonging to the Researchers  Space

Cards on Aramaic and Hebraic zodiacs by Roland Laffitte (in French)

 

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