Pleiades in ancient Mesopotamia

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Verderame, L.;
(2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.220909
  • Subject: calendar | Pleiades | Mesopotamia; cuneiforme; astronomia; astrologia; sette; pianeti; stelle | zodiac | seven | Babylonia | Mesopotamia | mythology

In this paper I will analyse the different features of the Pleiades in the astronomical, astrological, and calendrical interpretation as well as their mythical and cultural background in ancient Mesopotamia. According to cuneiform sources, the Pleiades are among the mos... View more
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