The History of Ancient Astronomy Problems and Methods

  title={The History of Ancient Astronomy Problems and Methods},
  author={Otto Neugebauer},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={1 - 38}
  • O. Neugebauer
  • Published 1 January 1945
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
In the following pages an attempt is made to offer a survey of the present state of the history of ancient astronomy by pointing out relationships with various other problems in the history of ancient civilization and particularly by enumerating problems for further research which merit our interest not only because they constitute gaps in our knowledge of ancient astronomy but because they must be clarified in order to lay a solid foundation for the understanding of later periods. 
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