Kéntros, another Term of Mesopotamian Origin in the Ethiopian Astronomy

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Lourié, Basil (2013)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.15.1.668
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Linguistics; Ge'ez; Greek; Arkkadian; Astronomy; | ddc:100 | ddc:130 | ddc:400 | ddc:490 | ddc:520

The Ethiopic term kentros “1/30” goes back to Akkadian mišlu through a lost meaning of the Greek astronomical term κέντρον.