Babylonian Horoscopes

@article{Sachs1952BabylonianH,
  title={Babylonian Horoscopes},
  author={A. Sachs},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={1952},
  volume={6},
  pages={49 - 75}
}
  • A. Sachs
  • Published 1952
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
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 to the first publication of a cuneiform horoscope (BM 35516) in 1888 and 1889. It was not until 1924 that F. X. Kugler reinterpreted the same horoscope and published another (BM 33667) which he had identified among unpublished Strassmaier copies in his possession. Three years later a third cuneiform… Expand
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