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Ancient Astronomy

An authoritative introduction to the fascinating topic of archaeoastronomy―ancient peoples' understanding and use of the skies. • Over 200 A–Z entries covering broad definitions and concepts, case studies from five continents, themes and issues, objects in the sky as the focus of myth, basic concepts, and influential people • Vibrant illustrations including the stone circles at Avebury, comets, novae, and meteors • Simple, jargon-fre...