The first comprehensive and up-to-date account of the origins of the astral sciences in the Ancient Near East, offering a comprehensive reference work on all of the Mesopotamian cuneiform documents concerning astronomy.The night of the 14th day [was cloudy(?); in the mor]ning [watch] the Moon came out; the disk did not wane. [ a On the] MS1di day the setting of [the Moon] was not visible; solstice(?). There are a few observations of solar eclipses reported. 1.
|Title||:||Astral Sciences in Mesopotamia|
|Author||:||Hermann Hunger, David Edwin Pingree|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 1999-01-01|