The Babylonian Theory Of The Planets

Author: N. M. Swerdlow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400864860
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These collections of omens and observations form the first empirical science of antiquity and were the basis of the first mathematical science, astronomy.

The Star Of Bethlehem

Author: Mark Kidger
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887542
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These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

Astronomy Through The Ages

Author: Sir Robert Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400887518
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In Astronomy through the Ages, Sir Robert Wilson tells the story of how our understanding of the universe has evolved through history--of how the sedate and stable star field of ancient times has been replaced by the vast and explosive ...

Mathematics And Art

Author: Lynn Gamwell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691165289
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From ancient works to modern abstract expressionism, the book's many colorful artworks are mesmerizing. This is an important reference for anyone interested in mathematics or art.

Geminos S Introduction To The Phenomena

Author: Geminus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691123394
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This book is generously illustrated with diagrams from medieval manuscripts of Geminos's text, as well as drawings and photographs of ancient astronomical instruments.

For The Glory Of God

Author: Rodney Stark
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691114361
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Ideas about God, argues Rodney Stark, have shaped the history & culture of the West. He examines the Reformation, the rise of science, witch-hunts & the abolition of slavery to demonstrate his case.

Music Of The Spheres And The Dance Of Death

Author: Kathi Meyer-Baer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400872332
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In this book the concepts of musica humana and musica mundane are related to philosophy, aesthetics, and the history of religion and are given a rightful place in the history of civilization. Originally published in 1970.

Fermat S Last Theorem

Author: Simon Singh
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007381999
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‘I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.’ In 1963 a schoolboy browsing in his local library stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical problem: Fermat's Last Theorem ...