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The Resource World archaeoastronomy

World archaeoastronomy

Label
World archaeoastronomy
Title
World archaeoastronomy
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Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1986
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Oxford International Conference on Archaeoastronomy
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Aveni, Anthony F.
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  • Astronomy, Prehistoric
  • Astronomy, Ancient
  • Indian astronomy
Label
World archaeoastronomy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction : Whither archaeoastronomy? / A.F. Aveni -- Recent developments in megalithic astronomy / C.L.N. Ruggles -- Exploring some anthropological theoretical foundations for archaeoastronomy / Stanislaw Iwaniszewski -- Reflections on the role of archaeoastronomy in the history of astronomy / Owen Gingerich -- The king, the capital and the stars : the symbolism of authority in Aztec religion / David Carrasco -- Chinese archaeoastronomy : between two worlds / N. Sivin -- The cosmic temples of old Beijing / E.C. Krupp -- Ancient Maya ethnoastronomy : an overview of hieroglyphic sources / John S. Justeson -- Cosmological, symbolic and cultural complexity among the contemporary Maya of Yucatan / John R. Sosa -- Keeping the sacred and planting calendar : archaeoastronomy in the Pueblo Southwest / Michael Zeilik -- The Southwest connection : similarities between western Puebloan and Mesoamerican cosmology / M. Jane Young -- Antares year in ancient China / I. Ecsedy [and others] -- Comets and meteors in the last Assyrian empire / Robert Chadwick -- The ancient Vedic dice game and the names of the four world ages in Hinduism / Luis González-Reimann -- The origin of the Chinese lunar lodge system / David S. Nivison -- A reflection of the ancient Mesoamerican ethos / Miguel León-Portilla -- The Mexica leap year once again / Carmen Aguilera -- Astronomical references in the table on pages 61 to 69 of the Dresden codex / Victoria R. Bricker and Harvey M. Bricker -- A Palenque king and the planet Jupiter / Floyd G. Lounsbury -- A new sun at Chichen Itza / Clemency Chase Coggins -- Zodiac signs, number sets, and astronomical cycles in Mesoamerica / Gordon Brotherston -- Comets and falling stars in the perception of Mesoamerican Indians / Ulrich Köhler -- Cosmic ideograms on petroglyphs of the Mesoamerican cultures of 'El Zape' region in Durango, Mexico / Alejandro Peschard Fernandez, Jaime Ganot Rodriquez and Jesus F. Lazalde Montoya -- North American Indian calendar sticks : the evidence for a widely distributed tradition / Alexander Marshack -- A re-examination of the Winnebago calendar stick / William Breen Murray -- Navajo Indian star ceilings / Von Del Chamberlain -- A quipu calendar from Ica, Peru, with a comparison to the ceque calendar from Cuzco / R. Tom Zuidema -- Lunar astronomies of the western Pueblos / Stephen C. McCluskey -- The Great North Road : a cosmographic expression of the Chaco culture of New Mexico / Anna Sofaer, Michael P. Marshall and Rolf M. Sinclair -- The rise and fall of the Sun Temple of Konarak : the temple versus the solar orb / J. McKim Malville -- Cognitive aspects of ancient Maya eclipse theory / Michael P. Closs -- The use of astronomy in political statements at Yaxchilan, Mexico / Carolyn Tate -- Further studies on the astronomical orientation of medieval churches in Austria / Maria G. Firneis and Christian Köberl -- Some archaeoastronomical problems in East-Central Europe / K. Barlai -- Uaxactun, Guatemala, Group E and similar assemblages : an archaeoastronomical reconsideration / A.F. Aveni and H. Hartung -- Inca observatories : their relation to the calendar and ritual / D.S.P. Dearborn and R.E. White -- The year at Drombeg / Ronald Hicks -- Starwalking -- the preliminary report / Claire Farrer
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 504 pages
Isbn
9780521341806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
World archaeoastronomy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction : Whither archaeoastronomy? / A.F. Aveni -- Recent developments in megalithic astronomy / C.L.N. Ruggles -- Exploring some anthropological theoretical foundations for archaeoastronomy / Stanislaw Iwaniszewski -- Reflections on the role of archaeoastronomy in the history of astronomy / Owen Gingerich -- The king, the capital and the stars : the symbolism of authority in Aztec religion / David Carrasco -- Chinese archaeoastronomy : between two worlds / N. Sivin -- The cosmic temples of old Beijing / E.C. Krupp -- Ancient Maya ethnoastronomy : an overview of hieroglyphic sources / John S. Justeson -- Cosmological, symbolic and cultural complexity among the contemporary Maya of Yucatan / John R. Sosa -- Keeping the sacred and planting calendar : archaeoastronomy in the Pueblo Southwest / Michael Zeilik -- The Southwest connection : similarities between western Puebloan and Mesoamerican cosmology / M. Jane Young -- Antares year in ancient China / I. Ecsedy [and others] -- Comets and meteors in the last Assyrian empire / Robert Chadwick -- The ancient Vedic dice game and the names of the four world ages in Hinduism / Luis González-Reimann -- The origin of the Chinese lunar lodge system / David S. Nivison -- A reflection of the ancient Mesoamerican ethos / Miguel León-Portilla -- The Mexica leap year once again / Carmen Aguilera -- Astronomical references in the table on pages 61 to 69 of the Dresden codex / Victoria R. Bricker and Harvey M. Bricker -- A Palenque king and the planet Jupiter / Floyd G. Lounsbury -- A new sun at Chichen Itza / Clemency Chase Coggins -- Zodiac signs, number sets, and astronomical cycles in Mesoamerica / Gordon Brotherston -- Comets and falling stars in the perception of Mesoamerican Indians / Ulrich Köhler -- Cosmic ideograms on petroglyphs of the Mesoamerican cultures of 'El Zape' region in Durango, Mexico / Alejandro Peschard Fernandez, Jaime Ganot Rodriquez and Jesus F. Lazalde Montoya -- North American Indian calendar sticks : the evidence for a widely distributed tradition / Alexander Marshack -- A re-examination of the Winnebago calendar stick / William Breen Murray -- Navajo Indian star ceilings / Von Del Chamberlain -- A quipu calendar from Ica, Peru, with a comparison to the ceque calendar from Cuzco / R. Tom Zuidema -- Lunar astronomies of the western Pueblos / Stephen C. McCluskey -- The Great North Road : a cosmographic expression of the Chaco culture of New Mexico / Anna Sofaer, Michael P. Marshall and Rolf M. Sinclair -- The rise and fall of the Sun Temple of Konarak : the temple versus the solar orb / J. McKim Malville -- Cognitive aspects of ancient Maya eclipse theory / Michael P. Closs -- The use of astronomy in political statements at Yaxchilan, Mexico / Carolyn Tate -- Further studies on the astronomical orientation of medieval churches in Austria / Maria G. Firneis and Christian Köberl -- Some archaeoastronomical problems in East-Central Europe / K. Barlai -- Uaxactun, Guatemala, Group E and similar assemblages : an archaeoastronomical reconsideration / A.F. Aveni and H. Hartung -- Inca observatories : their relation to the calendar and ritual / D.S.P. Dearborn and R.E. White -- The year at Drombeg / Ronald Hicks -- Starwalking -- the preliminary report / Claire Farrer
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 504 pages
Isbn
9780521341806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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