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A Classification of the Babylonian Astronomical Tablets of the Seleucid Period
  • A. Sachs
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1948
I. Summary While hunting through the published astronomical cuneifcrm texts of the Seleucid period for Sirius data, it occurred to me that there is need for a brief sketch cf the types and contentsExpand
Babylonian Horoscopes
  • A. Sachs
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1952
The fruitful cooperation between J. N. Strassmaier and J. Epping, which so brilliantly laid the foundations for our present knowledge of Mesopotamian astronomy of the Hellenistic period, also led toExpand
The Late Assyrian Royal-Seal Type
This year is a particularly appropriate one in which to revive the subject of the Royal Assyrian Seal, for it is exactly a century since the publication of Austen H. Layard's Discoveries in the RuinsExpand
Astronomical dating of Babylon I and Ur III.
Babylonian observational astronomy
  • A. Sachs
  • History
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
  • 2 May 1974
The cuneiform texts from ancient Assyria and Babylonia that are preserved offer direct evidence for systematic astronomical observation in two widely separated periods. From the first half of theExpand
Saros Cycle Dates and Related Babylonian Astronomical Texts
Tous ces textes sont conserves au British Museum et proviennent probablement de Babylone. Ils appartiennent a deux groupes, le 1 er sont les textes du Cycle Saros qui donnent les mois d'eventualiteExpand
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