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Cultic Calendar and Psychology of Time: Elements of Common Semantics in Explanatory and Astrological Texts of Ancient Mesopotamia

@inproceedings{Emelianov2019CulticCA,
  title={Cultic Calendar and Psychology of Time: Elements of Common Semantics in Explanatory and Astrological Texts of Ancient Mesopotamia},
  author={V. Emelianov},
  year={2019}
}
This article compares two groups of texts: Neo-Assyrian menologies (monthly predictions) and zodiacal horoscopes of the Late Babylonian period. Semantic relationships of both with myths and rituals of the Sumerian and Babylonian cultic calendar are established. The data of cuneiform texts are compared with the data of modern psychophysiology and chronopsychology (X. Gonda and her group). It is assumed that the scribes of the Eighth to Fourth centuries BC reported to the circle of healers and… Expand

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