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The Resource Calendars in antiquity : empires, states, and societies, Sacha Stern

Calendars in antiquity : empires, states, and societies, Sacha Stern

Label
Calendars in antiquity : empires, states, and societies
Title
Calendars in antiquity
Title remainder
empires, states, and societies
Statement of responsibility
Sacha Stern
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Calendars were at the heart of ancient culture and society and were far more than just technical, time-keeping devices. This book offers a comprehensive study of the calendars of the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern world, from the origins up to and including Jewish and Christian calendars in late Antiquity
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Stern, Sacha
Dewey number
529/.309394
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Calendar
  • Calendar
  • Calendar
  • Calendar
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Middle East
Label
Calendars in antiquity : empires, states, and societies, Sacha Stern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I: From city states to great empires : the rise of the fixed calendars. Calendars of ancient Greece -- The Babylonian calendar -- The Egyptian calendar -- The rise of the fixed calendars : Persian, Ptolemaic, and Julian calendars -- pt. II: The empires challenged and dissolved : calendar diversity and fragmentation. Fragmentation : Babylonion and Julian calendars in the Near East, third century BCE-seventh century CE -- Dissidence and subversion : Gallic, Jewish, and other lunar calendars in the Roman empire -- Sectarianism and heresy : from Qumran calendars to Christian Easter controversies -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn812406704
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 457 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191626227
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812406704
Label
Calendars in antiquity : empires, states, and societies, Sacha Stern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I: From city states to great empires : the rise of the fixed calendars. Calendars of ancient Greece -- The Babylonian calendar -- The Egyptian calendar -- The rise of the fixed calendars : Persian, Ptolemaic, and Julian calendars -- pt. II: The empires challenged and dissolved : calendar diversity and fragmentation. Fragmentation : Babylonion and Julian calendars in the Near East, third century BCE-seventh century CE -- Dissidence and subversion : Gallic, Jewish, and other lunar calendars in the Roman empire -- Sectarianism and heresy : from Qumran calendars to Christian Easter controversies -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn812406704
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 457 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191626227
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812406704

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