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THE MOON IX PREFACE TO THE SPRINGER variation while this number of Babylonian astronomical function of column of the lunar ephemerides (by texts was once released in 1955 (a date passed over by means of Aaboe) and the reason of the tactic of computing the eclipse textual content ACT No. 6o (by Hamilton mistake from the identify page), it contained all texts of this kind that i'll lay my palms on. As was once to be and Aaboe). a few of these advances i've got attempted to include into my historical past of old Mathematical anticipated, the prior 25 years supplied extra fragments, pointed out through A. Sachs and A. Aaboe within the British Astronomy (1975), which can be used as a consultant to Museum and indexed under. additionally, a few new joins the more moderen literature. can be made and a few mistakes of mine corrected. My sincerest thank you visit Springer-Verlag for however, i believe one nonetheless can give some thought to the making this paintings back on hand to scholars of fabric of 1955 to be consultant of what has been historic astronomy. The Institute for complex preserved of the mathematical astronomy of the research, which including Brown college has Seleucid interval. supported my paintings for greater than 4 a long time, has meanwhile, way more growth has been made graciously given its permission for this reprint. in our figuring out of Babylonian astronomy, normally by means of the guides of Aaboe, Hamilton, Maeyama, Sachs, van der Waerden, and others. As an Princeton 0.

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For each transcription there is a critical apparatus for the readings or restorations. Usually I refrain from mentioning the deviations of my transcriptions or restorations from previous editions or older copies. All deviations from previous copies have been checked with photographs or the original tablets. Errors of the texts are, of course, mentioned only either in the critical apparatus or in the commentary. 3 In spite of numerous controls I have no doubt that many errors which I have committed remained undiscovered.

49 50 51 Schnabel, Ber. p. 219 ff. and [1] p. 15 ff. SSB II p. 604 ff. Cf. Neugebauer [18] for details. THE COLOPHONS A. General Remarks In the preceding chapter we made frequent use of the information furnished by the colophons which are found on several tablets, especially those from the U ruk archive. 1 We will now analyze these colophons in detail, one aim being to extract information about the scribes of our tablets. A colophon in the usual sense of the word is a note at the end of a tablet indicating owner, scribe and date of the tablet.

Schroeder [1] p. 18 f. is oft he exactly opposite opinion. Cj. also Mendelsohn [1]. 23 The name Sin-feqe-unninni is restored here. 24 Ungnad [1] p. 251. 25 Following Thureau-Dangin, Rit. Accad. p. 1. One of his duties was the performance of the ritual of the New Year's festival (Thureau-Dangin, Rit. Accad. p. ). § 3, B. klr , ,, '' '' , I 1-'01. I 70i ,' v 1115]1•1"}. bii: ,, :•7btt-A. 6oo. SOl Fig. 3 TU 35 belongs to the school of "Ekur-zakir, scribe of Eniima-Anu-Enlil", and the mathematical tablet TU 35 was the property of a man of the same title.

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