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Orlando, Andrea

The Light, The Stones and The Sacred

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Table of contents

Part I. Archaeoastronomy in Sicily and in the Mediterranean

1. Archaeoastronomy in Sicilian Prehistory
Sebastiano Tusa

2. The “Campanari”: Big Artificially Pierced and Astronomically Oriented Rocks in the South Territory of Monte Iato (Sicily)
Ferdinando Maurici, Vito F. Polcaro, Alberto Scuderi

3. The First Archaeoastronomical Study of the Maltese Temple of Borġ In-Nadur
Andrea Orlando, Davide Tanasi

4. The Criticisms of Claudius Ptolemy to Marinus of Tyre in the Geographia and the Geographical Data of the Meridian Lineof St. Nicholas in Arenis, Catania (Sicily)
Nicoletta Lanciano, Eleonora Cicciarelli

5. Archaeoastronomical Analysis of the Temple of Diana to Cefalù (Sicily)
Andrea Orlando, Davide Gori

6. New Insights on the Akragas’ Complex of Demeter and Persephone: The Role of the Moon
Robert Hannah, Giulio Magli, Andrea Orlando

7. A Study on the Orientation of Greek Theatres
Marzia Monaco, Flavio Carnevale, Marcello Ranieri

8. Argimusco: Cartography, Archaeology and Astronomy
Andrea Orlando

Part II. Cultural Astronomy

9. The Palaeolithic Sky
Elio Antonello

10. Astronomy in the Odyssey: The Status Quaestionis

Salvo L. Guglielmino, Paolo B. Cipolla, Innocenza Rizzo Giudice

11.
Ratio Siderum in Pliny the Elder: Pleiades, Light and Wheat
Lucia Bonacci

12. The Figure of the Astrologer in Ancient India: A Practice Verging on the Sacred
Annamaria Dallaporta, Lucio Marcato

13. The Star of the Sibyl: Analysis and History of a Late Medieval Illustrated Prophecy
Giangiacomo Gandolfi

14. STARing the Sky in the Face: Recognizing the Constellations in a Sky Which Does not Have Any
Angelo Adamo

15. The App STAR: An Important Instrument for Creating the First Spreading Thematic Museum on the Archaeoastronomy in Rome
Chirri Maurizio, Lombardi Livia, Ruggiero Ludovica, Fabrizi Lucilla

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, History of Science

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319544878
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-54486-1

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