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Author Watson, Rita, 1949-

Title Writing science before the Greeks [electronic resource] : a naturalistic analysis of the Babylonian astronomical treatise MUL. APIN / by Rita Watson and Wayne Horowitz.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 222 pages) : illustrations.
Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East, 1566-2055 ; v. 48
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 48.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One MUL. APIN; Chapter Two Writing and Conceptual Change; Chapter Three Terms of Analysis; Chapter Four MUL. APIN: Text and Analysis; Chapter Five Summary of Results; Chapter Six Discussion: MUL. APIN, Writing, and Science; Chapter Seven Further Thoughts: The Cognitive Function of Writing in MUL. APIN; Chapter Eight A Final Word: From List to Axiom; Bibliography; Appendix One The Translated Text of MUL. APIN; Appendix Two The Babylonian Month-Names; Appendix Three Tablet and Line Correspondences with Hunger-Pingree.
Language English and Akkadian.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Astronomy, Assyro-Babylonian.
Akkadian language -- Texts.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Texts.
Electronic books -- Texts.
Added Author Horowitz, Wayne, 1957-
Other Form: Print version: Watson, Rita, 1949- Writing science before the Greeks. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004202306 (DLC) 2010051431 (OCoLC)695683527
ISBN 9789004202313 (electronic bk.)
9004202315 (electronic bk.)