A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy
|Series title:||Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $99.00|
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From the reviews:
"This monumental work will henceforth be the standard interpretation of ancient mathematical astronomy. It is easy to point out its many virtues: comprehensiveness and common sense are two of the most important. Neugebauer has studied profoundly every relevant text in Akkadian, Egyptian, Greek, and Latin, no matter how fragmentary; [...] With the combination of mathematical rigor and a sober sense of the true nature of the evidence, he has penetrated...