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From deferent to equant: a volume of studies in the history of science in the ancient and medieval Near East in honor of E.S. Kennedy.

@article{Kennedy1987FromDT,
  title={From deferent to equant: a volume of studies in the history of science in the ancient and medieval Near East in honor of E.S. Kennedy.},
  author={Edward S. Kennedy and David A. King and George Saliba},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1987},
  volume={500},
  pages={
          1-569
        }
}
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