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Living the lunar calendar [electronic resource] / edited by Jonathan Ben-Dov, Wayne Horowitz and John M. Steele.

Ben-Dov, Jonathan. (Added Author). Horowitz, Wayne, 1957- (Added Author). Steele, John M. (Added Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Calendars > History > To 1500.
Calendar, Assyro-Babylonian.
Calendar, Greek.
Calendar, Egyptian.
Calendar, Jewish.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • Physical Description: viii, 387 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxbow Books, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Forward / Amanda Weiss -- Introduction / Jonathan Ben-Dov, Wayne Horowitz and John M. Steele -- Sunday in Mesopotamia / Wayne Horowitz -- Middle Assyrian lunar calendar and chronology / Yigal Bloch -- Beyond the moon : Minoan calendar-symbolism in the blue bird fresco / Sabine Beckman -- Early Greek lunisolar cycles : the Pythian and olympic games / Robert Hannah -- What to do on the thirtieth? : a neo-Platonic interpretation of Hesiod's works and days, 765-8 / Patrizia Marzillo -- Why Greek lunar months began a day later than Egyptian lunar months, both before first visibility of the new crescent / Leo Depuydt -- Lunar calendars at Qumran : a comparative and ideological study / Jonathan Ben-Dov -- Tame and wild time in the Qumran and Rabbinic calendar / Ron H. Feldman -- The Rabbinic new moon procedure : context and significance / Sacha Stern -- From observation to calculation : the development of the Rabbinic lunar calendar / Lawrence H. Schiffman.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

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