In the path of the moon : Babylonian celestial divination and its legacy /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rochberg, Francesca, 1952-
Format: Book
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:Ancient magic and divination ; 6.
Table of Contents:
  • Fate and divination in Mesopotamia
  • New evidence for the history of astrology
  • Canonicity in cuneiform texts
  • The assumed 29th aḫû tablet of Enūma Anu Enlil
  • TCL 6 13 : mixed traditions in late Babylonian astrology
  • Benefic and malefic planets in Babylonian astrology
  • Elements of the Babylonian contribution to Hellenistic astrology
  • Babylonian seasonal hours
  • Babylonian horoscopy : the texts and their relations
  • Continuity and change in omen literature
  • The Babylonian origins of the Mandaean book of the zodiac
  • Scribes and scholars : the ṭupšar Enūma Anu Enlil
  • Lunar data in Babylonian horoscopes
  • A Babylonian rising times scheme in non-tabular astronomical texts
  • Old Babylonian celestial divination
  • The heavens and the gods in ancient Mesopotamia : the view from a polytheistic cosmology
  • A short history of the waters above the firmament
  • Periodicities and period relations in Babylonian celestial sciences
  • Conditionals, inference, and possibility in ancient Mesopotamian science
  • "If P, then Q" : form and reasoning in Babylonian divination
  • Divine causality and Babylonian divination.