Ancient Zodiacs, Star Names, and Constellations: Essays and Annotated Bibliographies

The Recovery Of Babylonian Astronomy by Gary D. Thompson

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The Recovery of Babylonian Astronomy

Strassmaier, Epping, Kugler, and Schaumberger: A History and Legacy of Their Co-operative Pioneering Effort to Recover Babylonian Astronomy

by Gary D. Thompson

Note: Material will be largely entered in the order in which it appears in any randomly selected notebook.

Section One (1): Introduction.

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Section Two (2): Acquisition of Cuneiform Tablets by the British Museum.

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Section Three (3): The Jesuits and Science in the 19th-Century, the Jesuitengezetz.

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Section Four (4): The Strassmaier Era - Johann Strassmaier.

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Section Five (5): Joseph Epping.

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Section Six (6): Joseph Hontheim, and Franz Kugler; Franz Kugler and Babel-Bibel-Streit and Panbabylonism.

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Section Seven (7): Johann Schaumberger, and Albert Schott.

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Section Eight (8): Peter Jensen, Robert Brown Junior, Carl Bezold, Ernst Weidner, Arthur Ungnad, Antonie Pannekoek, and Felix Gössmann, etc.

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Section Nine (9): The Pinches Era - Theophilus Pinches, Otto Neugebauer and Abraham Sachs, and Bartel van der Waerden.

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Section Ten (10): The Modern Era - David Pingree and Erica Reiner, David Pingree and Hermann Hunger.

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Section Eleven (11): Johannes Koch, Ulla Koch-Westenholz, Wayne Horowitz, Gerd Graßhoff, and David Brown, etc.

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Section Twelve (12): Conclusion.

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