From the Banks of the Euphrates: Studies in Honor of Alice Louise Slotsky
Although Near Eastern languages and the history of the exact sciences are known for being obscure and deliberately arcane to general audiences, Alice Slotsky has paradoxically established her legacy by exposing these topics to a wider audience. As a visiting professor at Brown University, Slotsky has taught more students than any previous Assyriologist and successfully brought this discipline to a wider audience than previously imagined possible. This volume, with articles written by former students, as well as colleagues, pays tribute to her broad interests.
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one Saros (or, 223 synodic months) earlier than the month in question, and the
other measured one Saros and six months (that is, 229 synodic months) prior to
the given month. At this point we shall simply indicate the procedure and refer to
months back (from month I to month VII). Therefore we surmise that lines 3' to 5' of
BM 37110 are concerned with rules for finding kur: [gaba-ri 18 ana d`u-ka ta bar
ˇs ́a 18] 6 itu ta bar gur-ma 3' [20 me u] ge6 ˇs ́a du6 [...] [...ˇs ́a bar ˇs ́a] 18 x ...
One uses only successive current values for nan, while the other draws upon
data 223 months earlier and employs equation ... (2.7) In words, the rule is more
cumbersome: If the month 224 months (18 years and one month) prior to the
Presumably, this practice indicated that the months cited in 8 Cambyses assume
an intercalary XII2 in year 7. ... noteworthy and perhaps significant that in every
case the alternative year, n-years earlier, was in fact intercalary with a XII2 month.
however, both month and day as stated are impossible. Lastly, the sole
preserved date for Mercury is fine. In sum, of the fourteen dates of visibility
phenomena, ten are plausible observations, while the rest might have been
derived from earlier ...
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The Eyes of Nefertiti
Les Lais or What Ever Became of Mesopotamian Mathematics?
House Omens in Mesopotamia and India
Anat for Nephthys A Possible Substitution in the Documents of the Ramesside Period
The Rough Draft of a NeoBabylonian Accounting Document
Mesopotamian Sexagesimal Numbers in Indian Arithmetic
In Praise of the Just
The Long Career of a Favorite Figure The apsamikku in NeoBabylonian Mathematics
A Short History of the Waters of the Firmament
Alls DUR That Ends Twr
A Commentary Text to Enūma Anu Enlil 14
A New Stone Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II
Observations on The Diffusion of Military Technology Siege Warfare in the Near East and Greece
Two Ivory Carvings from Hierakonpolis
Some Details on the Transmission of Astral Omens