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Astrological Texts from Late Babylonian Uruk

  • Hermann HungerEmail author
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Abstract

About 60 Late Babylonian astrological tablets were found in Uruk. Many of them belonged to the scholar Iqišâ (end of the 4th century BCE). The tablets are discussed according to text type, and some sections quoted. The relations to tablets from Babylon with the same or similar contents are described.

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Acknowledgements

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC Grant Agreement No. 269804, Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ViennaViennaAustria

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