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A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy

O. Neugebauer
Publisher: 
Springer Verlag
Publication Date: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
1456
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Price: 
399.00
ISBN: 
354006995X
Category: 
Monograph
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Part One. Book I. The Almagest and its Direct Predecessors: Spherical Astronomy.- Lunar Theory.- Planetary Theory.- Apollonius.- Hipparchus. Book II. Babylonian Astronomy: Planetary Theory.- Lunar Theory.- The "Saros" and Column.- Early Babylonian Astronomy.

Part Two. Book III. Egypt. Book IV. Early Greek Astronomy: The Beginning of Greek Astronomy.- Early Lunar and Solar Theory.- Early Planetary Theory.- The Development of Spherical Astronomy. Book IV. Astronomy during the Roman Imperial Period and Late Antiquity: Planetary and Lunar Theory before Ptolemy.- Ptolemy's Minor Works and Related Topics.- The Time from Ptolemy to the Seventh Century.-

Part Three. Book V. Appendices and Indices. Figures and Plates: Chronological Concepts.- Astronomical Concepts.- Mathematical Concepts.- Indices.- Figures and Plates.



 

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