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Chasing shadows
Clemency Montelle

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Chasing shadows
mathematics, astronomy, and the early history of eclipse reckoning
Clemency Montelle

Published 2011 by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Heavenly hide and seek: an introduction to eclipse reckoning in early times
The rudiments of alignment: Basic eclipse theory
An accountancy of appearances: Mesopotamian eclipse reckoning
Beyond the appearances: Greek eclipse reckoning
Recipient and remodeler: Indian eclipse reckoning
A science of configuration: Arabic eclipse reckoning.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-391) and index.

Series
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of mathematics, Johns Hopkins studies in the history of mathematics

Classifications

Library of Congress
QB175 .M65 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 408 p. :
Number of pages
408

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25100334M
ISBN 10
0801896916
ISBN 13
9780801896910
LC Control Number
2009943460
OCLC/WorldCat
710898756

History

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