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Stairways to the Stars Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures

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ISBN-10: 0471329762

ISBN-13: 9780471329763

Edition: 1997

Authors: Anthony Aveni

List price: $22.00
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Many ancient societies commanded an elaborate grasp of the movements of the sun, moon, stars and planets using little or no technology. In this book, Professor Aveni considers the achievements of the Incas and the construction of Stonehenge.
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/22/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: A Different Sort of Cosmos
The Naked Sky
Standing Stones and Stars: Megalithic Astronomy and the People of Ancient Great Britain
Power from the Sky: Ancient Maya Astronomy and the Cult of Venus
City and Cosmos Astronomy and the Inca Empire
The West Vs the Rest?
Appendices
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index