By Mathieu Ossendrijver
This e-book comprises new translations and a brand new research of the approach texts of Babylonian mathematical astronomy, the earliest recognized type of mathematical astronomy of the traditional global. The translations are according to a contemporary technique incorporating contemporary insights from Assyriology and translation science.
The paintings comprises up-to-date and increased interpretations of the astronomical algorithms and investigations of formerly missed linguistic, mathematical and different features of the strategy texts.
Special realization is paid to problems with mathematical illustration and over a hundred photographs of cuneiform capsules courting from 350-50 BCE are presented.
In 2-3 years, the author intends to proceed his research of Babylonian mathematical astronomy with a brand new book that allows you to include new versions and reconstructions of approx. 250 tabular texts and a brand new philological, astronomical and mathematical research of those texts. Tabular texts are finish items of Babylonian math astronomy, computed with algorithms which are formulated within the current quantity, process Texts.
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Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy: Procedure Texts (Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences) by Mathieu Ossendrijver