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Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland

by C. L. N. Ruggles

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Astronomy, Prehistoric -- Great Britain,
    • Astronomy, Prehistoric -- Ireland,
    • Megalithic monuments -- Great Britain,
    • Megalithic monuments -- Ireland,
    • Great Britain -- Antiquities,
    • Ireland -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-276) and index.

      StatementClive Ruggles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN805 .R84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL378829M
      ISBN 100300078145
      LC Control Number98040922

      Several species of humans have intermittently occupied Britain for almost a million years. The Roman conquest of Britain in 43 AD is conventionally regarded as the end of Prehistoric Britain and the start of recorded history in the island, although some historical information is available from before then.. The earliest evidence of human occupation around , years ago is at Happisburgh on. Books on the Boyne Valley and other ancient sites in Ireland. Stone Circles, Megalithic sites, Sacred Sites, Astro-Archaeology, Prehistoric Britain and Ireland.

      The antiquity of astronomy and its imortance in all ancient civilizations (cf. Waerden ) can be accounted for by its ractical uses. Celestial motions allow orientation in both time and sace. Seasonal changes in natural environment coincide with various cyclical events observable in the sky. Buy Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland by Clive Ruggles from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      In ancient Egypt, religion and astronomy were irrevocably entwined, resulting in the complex mythological tapestry as seen in the 'Book of the dead' and the so called 'pyramid texts', which simultaneously describe both the journey of the sun on its daily cycle and of the soul passing into the underworld. These texts are found first in fifth. This calculator uses the same formulae as “ GETDEC ”, the program referred to in Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland (p. ) and in various publications by myself and others. The original program, which will only run under older versions of MS Windows, is accessible on this archival page.


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