The Circulation of Astronomical Knowledge in the Ancient World

Edited by John M. Steele, Brown University

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€189,00
$223.00
ISBN13: 
9789004315617
E-ISBN: 
9789004315631
Publication Date: 
May 2016
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Hardback
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x, 586 pp.
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2211-632X
Volume: 
6

José Chabás, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and Bernard R. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh.

In Essays on Medieval Computational Astronomy the authors provide examples of original and intelligent approaches and solutions given by medieval astronomers to the problems of their discipline, mostly presented in the form of astronomical tables.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281745
E-ISBN: 
9789004281752
Publication date: 
November 2014
€130,00
$165.00

C. Philipp E. Nothaft, The Warburg Institute

Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar opens up a previously unknown chapter in the history of Jewish-Christian intellectual exchange during the Middle Ages by presenting critical editions, English translations, and in-depth studies of five Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272446
E-ISBN: 
9789004274129
Publication date: 
May 2014
€179,00
$214.00

Edited by Sacha Stern and Charles Burnett

Time Astronomy, and Calendars in the Jewish Tradition, edited by Sacha Stern and Charles Burnett, presents a wide selection of original research in the multi-disciplinary field of astronomy and calendars, from Antiquity to the late Middle Ages.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259652
E-ISBN: 
9789004259669
Publication date: 
November 2013
€184,00
$220.00

José Chabás, University Pompeu Fabra and Bernard R. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh

This is a survey of the numerous astronomical tables compiled in the late Middle Ages, which represent a major intellectual enterprise. Such tables were often the best way available at the time for transmitting precise information to the reader.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230583
E-ISBN: 
9789004230590
Publication date: 
May 2012
€124,00
$149.00

C. Philipp E. Nothaft

Drawing on computistical and astronomical sources from late antiquity to the Renaissance, this book demonstrates how pre-modern Christian attempts to determine the principal dates of the life of Jesus played an essential role in the development of historical chronology.
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212190
E-ISBN: 
9789004217072
Publication date: 
October 2011
€141,00
$169.00