Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy.

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Full title: Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy.
Main author: Steele, John M.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • 1 Introduction
  • Abstract
  • 1.1 General Introduction
  • 1.2 Previous Work
  • 1.3 Types of Texts Containing Material Relating to the Rising Times
  • References
  • 2 Preliminaries
  • Abstract
  • 2.1 The Calendar
  • 2.2 Schematic Astronomy
  • 2.3 Ziqpu Stars
  • 2.4 The Zodiac
  • References
  • 3 Calendar-Based Rising Time Schemes
  • Abstract
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Monthly Schemes
  • 3.2.1 BM 34639
  • 3.2.2 BM 38704
  • 3.2.3 W 22281a
  • 3.2.4 Summary of Data in the Monthly Schemes
  • 3.3 The Daily Scheme
  • 3.3.1 A 3414 (+) U 181a (+) U 181b (+) U 181c (+) U 181d
  • 3.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • 4 Zodiac-Based Rising Time Schemes
  • Abstract
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Texts Presenting the Microzodiac Scheme
  • 4.2.1 BM 34713 Rev. I 10-34
  • 4.2.2 BM 34664
  • 4.3 Texts Presenting the Simplified Microzodic Rising Time Scheme
  • 4.3.1 BM 35456
  • 4.3.2 BM 46167
  • 4.3.3 BM 77242
  • 4.3.4 U 196
  • 4.4 A Text Containing Statements of the Rising Times for Complete Signs of the Zodiac
  • 4.4.1 BM 36609+ Obv. III 14-29
  • 4.5 Analysis and Reconstruction of the Microzodiac Scheme
  • 4.5.1 The Rising Time Scheme
  • 4.5.2 The Month, Watch, Day and Star Scheme
  • 4.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • 5 Related Texts
  • Abstract
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 BM 36609+ Obv
  • 5.2.1 Obv. II 15-34
  • 5.2.2 Obv. III 1-13
  • 5.3 The GU Text
  • 5.4 BM 32276
  • 5.5 BM 37150
  • References
  • 6 Conclusions
  • Abstract
  • 6.1 The Reconstructed Rising Time Scheme
  • 6.2 The Place of the Rising Times Scheme Within Babylonian Astronomy
  • References.