The Babylonian Theory Of The Planets

Author: N. M. Swerdlow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400864860
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These collections of omens and observations form the first empirical science of antiquity and were the basis of the first mathematical science, astronomy.

The Star Of Bethlehem

Author: Mark Kidger
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887542
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These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

Astronomy Through The Ages

Author: Sir Robert Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887518
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In Astronomy through the Ages, Sir Robert Wilson tells the story of how our understanding of the universe has evolved through history--of how the sedate and stable star field of ancient times has been replaced by the vast and explosive ...

Mathematics And Art

Author: Lynn Gamwell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691165289
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From ancient works to modern abstract expressionism, the book's many colorful artworks are mesmerizing. This is an important reference for anyone interested in mathematics or art.

Geminos S Introduction To The Phenomena

Author: Geminus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691123394
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This book is generously illustrated with diagrams from medieval manuscripts of Geminos's text, as well as drawings and photographs of ancient astronomical instruments.

On Their Own Terms

Author: Benjamin A. ELMAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674036476
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In this book, Elman gives a nuanced account of the ways in which native Chinese science evolved over four centuries, under the influence of both Jesuit and Protestant missionaries.

For The Glory Of God

Author: Rodney Stark
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400866804
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Rodney Stark's provocative new book argues that, whether we like it or not, people acting for the glory of God have formed our modern culture.

Music Of The Spheres And The Dance Of Death

Author: Kathi Meyer-Baer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400872332
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In this book the concepts of musica humana and musica mundane are related to philosophy, aesthetics, and the history of religion and are given a rightful place in the history of civilization. Originally published in 1970.

Cleomedes Lectures On Astronomy

Author: Cleomedes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520928510
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This volume contains a clear and idiomatic English translation—the first ever—of The Heavens, along with an informative introduction, detailed notes, and technical diagrams.