Astronomy and Astrology in India and Iran

  title={Astronomy and Astrology in India and Iran},
  author={David Edwin Pingree},
  pages={229 - 246}
  • D. Pingree
  • Published 1 June 1963
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • Isis
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-USASCII text omitted.)(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)ONLY in recent years have the interrelationships of Babylonian, Greek, and Indian astronomy and astrology become a subject which can be studied meaningfully. This development is due to several factors: our greatly increased understanding of cuneiform material made possible by the scholarship of Professor O. Neugebauer; 1 the discovery of Babylonian parameters and techniques not only in the standard Greek… 
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