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Mesopotamian Cosmic Geography
The Babylonian Map of the World
The Late Babylonian tablet BM 92687 preserves a unique Babylonian birds-eye-view sketch of the Earth's surface. The sketch, commonly called “The Babylonian Map of the World” or “Mappa Mundi”,Expand
Two New Ziqpu-Star Texts and Stellar Circles
  • W. Horowitz
  • Art
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1994
Transcription, translitteration, traduction et commentaire de 2 fragments de tablettes astronomiques du babylonien recent et du neo-babylonien, traitant des etoiles ziqpu et fournissant un temoignageExpand
Two Abnu šikinšu Fragments and Related Matters
The series Abnu SikinSu (NA4 GAB-8u), The stone whose appearance is ( . . . )" liste names, and describes minerals. Although no füll edition of the series has ever been published, the series isExpand
Antiochus IV in life and death: evidence from the Babylonian astronomical diaries
This paper discusses Babylonian astronomical diaries for the years 169-163 B.C.E., which mention Antiochus IV Epiphanes and consequently bear chronological implications for Seleucid history. WhileExpand
Writing Science before the Greeks
The Babylonian astronomical series MUL.APIN represents the crowning achievement of traditional Mesopotamian astronomy. This volume presents a new analysis of MUL.APIN from the perspective of modernExpand
Astral Tablets in The Hermitage, Saint Petersburg
In the mid-1920's the Russian assyriologist V. K. Silejko published three astral tablets belonging to the Lichacov Collection in Soviet publications. The first, a Prayer to the Gods of the Night,Expand