References for: Greek astronomy

Books:

  1. A F Aveni, Empires of time : Calendars, clocks and cultures (New York, 1989).
  2. A Berry, A short history of astronomy (New York, 1961).
  3. D R Dicks, Early Greek Astronomy to Aristotle (London, 1970).
  4. J L E Dreyer, A history of astronomy from Thales to Kepler (New York, 1953).
  5. B Hetherington, A chronicle of pre-telescope astronomy (Chichester, 1996).
  6. O Neugebauer, A history of ancient mathematical astronomy (New York, 1975).
  7. A Pannekoek, A history of astronomy (New York, 1989).
  8. H Thurston, Early astronomy (New York, 1994).

Articles:

  1. 9. G Abraham, Mean sun and moon in ancient Greek and Indian astronomy, Indian J. Hist. Sci. 26 (4) (1991), 383-387.
  2. J L Berggren, The relation of Greek spherics to early Greek astronomy, in Science and philosophy in classical Greece (New York, 1991), 227-248.
  3. J L Berggren and R S D Thomas, Mathematical astronomy in the fourth century B.C. as found in Euclid's 'Phaenomena', Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 29 (1) (1992), 7-33.
  4. G L Geison, Did Conon of Samos transmit Babylonian observations, Isis (3) (193) 58 (1967), 398-401.
  5. B R Goldstein, The obliquity of the ecliptic in ancient Greek astronomy, in Theory and observation in ancient and medieval astronomy (London, 1985), 12-23.
  6. B R Goldstein, The obliquity of the ecliptic in ancient Greek astronomy, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 33 (110) (1983), 3-14.
  7. B R Goldstein and A C Bowen, A new view of early Greek astronomy, Isis 74 (273) (1983), 330-340.
  8. B R Goldstein and A C Bowen, The introduction of dated observations and precise measurement in Greek astronomy, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 43 (2) (1991), 93-132.
  9. G Hon, Is there a concept of experimental error in Greek astronomy?, British J. Hist. Sci. 22 (73 pt 2) (1989), 129-150.
  10. Jones, A Greek Saturn table, Centaurus 27 (3-4) (1984), 311-317.
  11. A Jones, Babylonian and Greek astronomy in a papyrus concerning Mars, Centaurus 33 (2-3) 1990), 97-114.
  12. A Jones, On Babylonian astronomy and its Greek metamorphoses, in Tradition, transmission, transformation (Leiden, 1996), 139-155.
  13. A Jones, The adaptation of Babylonian methods in Greek numerical astronomy, Isis 82 (313) (1991), 441-453.
  14. Y Maeyama, The length of the synodic months : The main historical problem of the lunar motion, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 29 (104) (1979), 68-94.
  15. Y Maeyama, Ancient stellar observations : Timocharis, Aristyllus, Hipparchus, Ptolemy - the dates and accuracies, Centaurus 27 (3-4) (1984), 280-310.
  16. R Mercier, Newly discovered mathematical relations between Greek and Indian astronomy, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the 1500th Birth Anniversary of Aryabhata I, Indian J. Hist. Sci. 12 (2) (1977), 120-126.
  17. K P Moesgaard, The full moon serpent : A foundation stone of ancient astronomy?, Centaurus 24 (1980), 51-96.
  18. E Nevill, The early eclipses of the sun and moon, Monthly Notices Roy. Ast. Soc. 67 (1906), 2-17.
  19. D Pingree, The recovery of early Greek astronomy from India, J. Hist. Astronom. 7 (2) (1976), 109-123.
  20. D Rawlins, Eratosthenes' geodest unraveled : was there a high-accuracy Hellenistic astronomy, Isis 73 (1982), 259-265.
  21. C W Rufus, Greek astronomy - its birth, death, and immortality, J. Roy. Astr. Soc. 38 (1944), 143-153.
  22. L Russo, The astronomy of Hipparchus and his time : a study based on pre-Ptolemaic sources, Vistas Astronom. 38 (2) (1994), 207-248.
  23. B L van der Waerden, Greek astronomical calendars. IV. The parapegma of the Egyptians and their "perpetual tables", Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 32 (2) (1985), 95-104.
  24. B L van der Waerden, The Great Year in Greek, Persian and Hindu astronomy, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 18 (4) (1977/78), 359-383.
  25. B L van der Waerden, The heliocentric system in Greek, Persian and Hindu astronomy, in From deferent to equant (New York, 1987), 525-545.
  26. B L van der Waerden, The motion of Venus, Mercury and the Sun in early Greek astronomy, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 26 (2) (1982), 99-113.
  27. B L van der Waerden, Greek astronomical calendars. III. The calendar of Dionysios, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 29 (2) (1984), 125-130.
  28. L Wright, The astronomy of Eudoxus : geometry or physics?, Studies in Hist. and Philos. Sci. 4 (2) (1973/74), 165-172.

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