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Archaeoastronomy of Europe, Slavic, and Asia and the Pacific

Archaeoastronomy: A Biblography by David S. P. Dearborn


Europe and Classical Regions

Aveni, A. and G. Romano
1994 Orientazioni di Templi e Rituali Etruschi, Rivista di Archeologia 18:57–67.
1994 Orientations and Etruscan Ritual, Antiquity 68(26):545–563.

Barton, Tamsyn S.
1994 Power and knowledge: astrology, physiognomics, and medicine under the Roman Empire, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

McCluskey, Stephen
1993 Astronomies in the Latin West from the Fifth to the Ninth Centuries, Science in Western and Eastern Civilization in Carolingian Times, Edited by Butzer and Lohrmann, Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, pp 139–160

J Paul Getty Museum
1988 Ancient constellations in a medieval manuscript. Malibu, Calif., (36 pages) ISBN 0–89236–142–5

Romano, Giuliano
1994 The Megalithic Quarter at Saint Martin de Corleans in Aosta (Italy), Rivista di Archeologia1 18:44–48.
1992 Archeoastronomia Italiana, CLEUP, ISBN 88–7178–153–8 Padova Italy, 272 pages.
1995 Orientamenti ad Sidera: Astronomia, riti e calendari per la fondazione di templi e citt, by, Biblioteca Universitaria 2:Edizioni Essegi, Ravenna.

Schaefer, Bradley
1995 The Crab Supernova in Europe – Byzantine Coines, and Macbeth, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 36(4):377–384.

Taub, iba Chaia
1993 Ptolemy’s universe: the natural philosophical and ethical foundations of Ptolemy’s astronomy, L. Chicago: Open Court.

Aveni, A. and Julio Cuenca
1992/1994 Archaeoastronomy fieldwork in the Canary Islands, El Museo Canario XLIX, 29–51.

Slavic Literature

Gladyszowa, Maria
1960 Wiedza ludowa o gwiazdach (Folk knowledge about stars), Wroclaw. Jankovic, Nenad Dj
1951 Astronomija u predanjima, obicajima i umotvorinama Srba (Astronomy in the lore, customs, and the folk wisdom of the Serbs), Belgrade.

Kale, Jadran
1995 Izvori za etnoastronomiju (Sources for ethnoastronomy), Kucerin zbornik, 103–120. Sibenik (Croatia).

Maticetov, Milko
1972 Slovenska ljudska imena zvezd in predstave o njih (Slovenian folk-names of the stars and their perception). In: Anzeiger fuer Slavische Philologie 6:60–103. Wiesbaden.

Rut, Mariia Eduardovna
1987 Russkaia narodnaia astronimiia (Russian folk astronomy). Sverdlovsk.

Asia and Pacific

Best, Elsdon
1955 The Astronomical Knowledge Of The Maori, a Dominion Museum Monograph, (No.3) published by the New Zealand Government Printer. Its subtitle is Including data concerning their systems of Astrogeny, Astrolatry, and Natural Astrology, with notes on certain other Natural Phenomena. (reprinted Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer, 1986)
1986 The Maori division of time. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer.

Haynes, R.D.
1992 Aboriginal Astronomy Australian Journal of Astronomy 4(3). refers to the use of astronomy to food gathering cycles.

Krupp, E. C.
1994 Chinese Astronomy, Encyclopedia of Time, edited by Samuel Macey, pp 95–97 Garland Publishing Inc. New York and London

Malville, J. McKim and J. Fritz
1993 Mapping the Sacred Geometry of Vijayanagara Mapping Invisible worlds, ed. G Flood, Edinburgh
1993 Recent Archaeo–astronomical Research at Vijayanagara South Asian Archaeology 1991, ed. A. J. Gail, and G J. R. Mevissen, 415–425 Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart

Malville, J. McKim
1994 Astronomy at Vijayanagara: Sacred Geometry Confronts the Cosmos National Geographical Journal of India 40:171–18
1994 The Compleat Cevotee and the Cosmic City: Hanuman at Hampi Art: the Integral Vision, ed B. N. Baraswati, S. C. Malik, M. Kahanna and D. K. Printworld, New Delhi, 147–164

Needham, Joseph
1954 Science and Civilization in China, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge UK

Nakayama, Shigeru
1969 A History of Japanese Astronomy; Chinese background and Western impact. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Pr.

Subbarayappa, B.V. and K.V. Sarma
1985 Indian astronomy: a source-book, based primarily on Sanskrit texts, Bombay: Nehru Centre.

Swarup, G., Bag., A.K., and K.S. Shukla
1987 History of Oriental Astronomy IAU Colloq. No. 91:Cambridge Univ. Press.

Thomas, Stephen D.
1987 The Last Navigator. Henry Holt, New York is an analysis of the navigation techniques of Tongonese sailors.

Japanese Skylore

Hara, Megumi
1989 Seiza no Bunkashi (Cultural History of the Constellations), Tamagawa Sensho, Tokyo.

Hideo, Hirose
1972 Nihonjin no Tenmonkan (The Japanese Vision of Astronomy), NHK Books, Tokyo.

Nojiri, Houei
1995 Hoshi no Shinwa Densetsu (Myths and Legends of the Stars), Kodansha, Tokyo.

Uchida, Takeshi
1973 Hoshi no Hougen to Minzoku (Dialects of the Stars and Cultures), Iwasaki Bijutsu Co, Tokyo.

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