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By O. Neugebauer (auth.), O. Neugebauer (eds.)

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THE MOON IX PREFACE TO THE SPRINGER version while this selection of Babylonian astronomical goal of column of the lunar ephemerides (by texts was once released in 1955 (a date passed over by way of Aaboe) and the reason of the strategy of computing the eclipse textual content ACT No. 6o (by Hamilton mistake from the identify page), it contained all texts of this kind that i may lay my palms on. As used to be to be and Aaboe). a few of these advances i've got attempted to include into my background of historical Mathematical anticipated, the previous 25 years supplied extra fragments, pointed out by means of A. Sachs and A. Aaboe within the British Astronomy (1975), which could be used as a advisor to Museum and indexed lower than. additionally, a few new joins the more moderen literature. should be made and a few error of mine corrected. My sincerest thank you visit Springer-Verlag for however, i feel one nonetheless can think of the making this paintings back on hand to scholars of fabric of 1955 to be consultant of what has been historical astronomy. The Institute for complex preserved of the mathematical astronomy of the learn, which including Brown collage has Seleucid interval. supported my paintings for greater than 4 a long time, has meanwhile, way more growth has been made graciously given its permission for this reprint. in our knowing of Babylonian astronomy, quite often by means of the guides of Aaboe, Hamilton, Maeyama, Sachs, van der Waerden, and others. As an Princeton 0.

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217-237 ... ) (219) 303a 303b 608 16 ( ... 229 ... ) 16a - - - - 1 - - - -- - - - - - - (235) ( . . 236-258 .. ) (236) ( ... 239- 247) ( ... 243-249 ... ) (243) (246-254 . . ) ( ... 248, 249 ... -.. Zk 123 410 123aa 614 Zkb Zkc - -- J______ 52 194a 411 16b - - - -17 Zq--~-~8--- I ( .. 265- 281 .. ) (266- 269 ... ) - - ( -. . 298- 353 . ) 412 18a I ----~--~3-- The chronological distribution of the texts, as listed in the above tables, is once more represented in the graph of Fig. ,'•' 20 I I 15 •' ' / ''I ' Uruk Bab,lon ,' 10 '' 5 o.

Aru nemeqi] Anutu " [ . . the informed] may [show it to the] informed; [the uninformed shall not see it'. (It belongs)] to the forbidden things of Anu, [Enlil ... He who worships Anu and Antu] shall not remove it by thievery. [ ..... u I do not believe that this formula has a specific reference to our tablet but merely expresses the tendency of the scribe to keep the knowledge of their arts within their own circles. We now turn to another class of remarks found in our texts outside the colophon proper, namely, the "title" or notice about the contents.

Usually I refrain from mentioning the deviations of my transcriptions or restorations from previous editions or older copies. All deviations from previous copies have been checked with photographs or the original tablets. Errors of the texts are, of course, mentioned only either in the critical apparatus or in the commentary. 3 In spite of numerous controls I have no doubt that many errors which I have committed remained undiscovered. No numbers should be used without consulting apparatus and commentary and without checking their correctness by means of preceding and following values.

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