Ancient Astronomy

Ancient Astronomy
Author : Clive L. N. Ruggles
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 518
Release : 2005
ISBN 10 : 9781851094776
ISBN 13 : 1851094776
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ancient Astronomy Book Description:

Long before astronomy was a science, humans used the stars to mark time, navigate, organize planting and dramatize myths. This encyclopaedia draws on archaeological evidence and oral traditions to reveal how prehistoric humans perceived the skies and celestial phenomena.