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The great year : astrology, millenarianism and history in the western tradition, Nicholas Campion

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The great year : astrology, millenarianism and history in the western tradition
Title
The great year
Title remainder
astrology, millenarianism and history in the western tradition
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Campion
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DMM
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Campion, Nicholas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Astrology
  • Millennialism
  • World history
Label
The great year : astrology, millenarianism and history in the western tradition, Nicholas Campion
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [629]-666) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Introduction: History, Time and Ritual.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Ancient World
  • 1.
  • Language of the Gods: Time and Society in Ancient Mesopotamia.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • Loss of Innocence: Life and Death in the Golden Age.
  • p. 59
  • 3.
  • Space, Time and Politics: History as Mathematics in Mesopotamia.
  • p. 76
  • 4.
  • End of Days: Israel and the Apocalypse.
  • p. 104
  • 5.
  • Kingdom of the Sun: Cosmology and Number in Hebrew Society.
  • p. 132
  • 6.
  • Eternal Return: Time and Cosmic Order in Ancient Greece.
  • p. 161
  • 7.
  • Great Order: History and Number in Ancient Greece.
  • p. 186
  • 8.
  • Squaring the Circle: The Four Seasons of History.
  • p. 203
  • 9.
  • Imperial Sun: The Cosmic State in Greece and Rome.
  • p. 236
  • 10.
  • Heaven on Earth: Christianity and the Millennium.
  • p. 273
  • 11.
  • End of Times: The Age of the Messiah.
  • p. 300
  • Pt. II.
  • Medieval and Modern Worlds
  • 12.
  • Longing for Liberation: History as Ritual in Medieval Europe.
  • p. 331
  • 13.
  • Great Renewal: Renaissance and Reformation.
  • p. 360
  • 14.
  • Apocalypse of Reason: The Astronomical Revolution.
  • p. 387
  • 15.
  • Workers' Paradise: The Last Empire.
  • p. 425
  • 16.
  • Myth of Progress and the Universal State: Time, Politics and Ritual in the Modern World.
  • p. 454
  • App. 1 Forty as the Number of Purification.
  • p. 503
  • App. 2 Hebrew Jubilees and the Regulation of History by Seven.
  • p. 506
  • App. 3 Rome as the Fifth Monarchy.
  • p. 512
  • App. 4 The Beginning of the Great Year.
  • p. 516
  • App. 5 The Egyptian Sar.
  • p. 520
  • App. 6 The Political Sky.
  • p. 523
  • Notes.
  • p. 527
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 629
  • Index.
  • p. 667
Control code
10334151
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 696 p.
Isbn
9780140192964
Lccn
gb 95065724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The great year : astrology, millenarianism and history in the western tradition, Nicholas Campion
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [629]-666) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Introduction: History, Time and Ritual.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Ancient World
  • 1.
  • Language of the Gods: Time and Society in Ancient Mesopotamia.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • Loss of Innocence: Life and Death in the Golden Age.
  • p. 59
  • 3.
  • Space, Time and Politics: History as Mathematics in Mesopotamia.
  • p. 76
  • 4.
  • End of Days: Israel and the Apocalypse.
  • p. 104
  • 5.
  • Kingdom of the Sun: Cosmology and Number in Hebrew Society.
  • p. 132
  • 6.
  • Eternal Return: Time and Cosmic Order in Ancient Greece.
  • p. 161
  • 7.
  • Great Order: History and Number in Ancient Greece.
  • p. 186
  • 8.
  • Squaring the Circle: The Four Seasons of History.
  • p. 203
  • 9.
  • Imperial Sun: The Cosmic State in Greece and Rome.
  • p. 236
  • 10.
  • Heaven on Earth: Christianity and the Millennium.
  • p. 273
  • 11.
  • End of Times: The Age of the Messiah.
  • p. 300
  • Pt. II.
  • Medieval and Modern Worlds
  • 12.
  • Longing for Liberation: History as Ritual in Medieval Europe.
  • p. 331
  • 13.
  • Great Renewal: Renaissance and Reformation.
  • p. 360
  • 14.
  • Apocalypse of Reason: The Astronomical Revolution.
  • p. 387
  • 15.
  • Workers' Paradise: The Last Empire.
  • p. 425
  • 16.
  • Myth of Progress and the Universal State: Time, Politics and Ritual in the Modern World.
  • p. 454
  • App. 1 Forty as the Number of Purification.
  • p. 503
  • App. 2 Hebrew Jubilees and the Regulation of History by Seven.
  • p. 506
  • App. 3 Rome as the Fifth Monarchy.
  • p. 512
  • App. 4 The Beginning of the Great Year.
  • p. 516
  • App. 5 The Egyptian Sar.
  • p. 520
  • App. 6 The Political Sky.
  • p. 523
  • Notes.
  • p. 527
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 629
  • Index.
  • p. 667
Control code
10334151
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 696 p.
Isbn
9780140192964
Lccn
gb 95065724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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