Astronomy And Power edited By Michael A. Rappengluck, Barbara Rappengluck, Nicholas Campion, Fabio Silva

Full Title: Astronomy And Power: How Worlds Are Structured Proceedings Of The SEAC 2010 Conference
Author/Editor(s): European Society for Astronomy in Culture (2010); Michael A. Rappengluck (1957-); Barbara Rappengluck; Nicholas Campion; Fabio Silva
ISBN: 1407314416, 9781407314419
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Ltd
Published Place: Oxford
Published/Copyright Year: 2016
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrationsustrations (some color), maps (some color) included, 30 cm
Series: BAR International Series ( Volume 2794 )
Number of pages: 287 (xiii, 287 pages)
Categories:
Archaeoastronomy > Congresses


Content:
General ideas. Keepers of time and guardians of space
some basic concepts of astronomy and power / Michael A. Rappengluck
The social life of celestial bodies: the sky in cultural perspective / Stanislaw Iwaniszewski
Astral high-fashion clothing: relations between costumes and astronomy / Michael A. Rappengluck
Neolithic cultures. Astronomy, landscape and power in eastern Anatolia / Juan Antonio Belmonte and A. Cesar Gonzalez Garcia
Prehistoric sanctuaries in Daunia / Elio Antonello, Vito F. Polcaro, Anna M. Tunzi and Mariangela Lo Zupone
Archaeoastronomical world from Romania / Iharka Szucs-Csillik, Alexandra Comsa and Zoia Maxim
Megalithic cultures. Equinoctial full moon models and non-gaussianity: Portuguese dolmens as a test case / Fabio Silva
Kreisgrabenanlagen: expressions of power linked to the sky / Georg Zotti and Wolfgang Neubauer
Re-structuring the world of Scottish megalithic sites and animating astronomical phenomena through 3D computerisation / David Fisher
Recumbent stone circles: theory overview based on fieldwork conducted at three sites / Liz Henty
Power of calendar and clocks. Calendars as symbols of power / Sonja Draxler and Max E. Lippitsch
Astronomical clocks-representations of power / Gudrun Wolfschmidt
Chalcolithic/Bronze Age/Iron Age cultures. Luni-solar symbolism in an artefact from Bulgaria / Vesselina Koleva
Astronomy, religion and the structure of society in prehistoric Finland / Marianna Ridderstad
Astronomy and the power: the singular building of Turo del Calvari (Vilalba del arcs, Tarragona) / Manuel Perez Gutierrez, DAvid Bea Castano, Jordi Diloli Fons and Samuel Sarda Seuma
Precise astronomical measurements of ancient Dacian sites within the Pythagorean mega-triangle Sarmizegetusa-Regia-Retezat-Parang / Frank Kerek and Florin Stanescu
Orientation in the landscape of open air rock art in the mountains between the Alva and Ceira Rivers: the Podomorph carvings / Fernando Pimenta, Nuno Ribeiro, Andrew Smith and Luis Tirapicos
Total solar eclipses close to the Pleiades on the Nebra disk and Swedish rock-carvings / Goran Henriksson
Archaeoastronomical analysis of the Karataevo Fortress Sanctuary on the northern Black Sea coast / Larisa N. Vodolazhskaya
Egypt, Minoan culture. Stellar and solar components in ancient Egyptian mythology and royal ideology / Rolf Krauss
The elite at Knossos as custodians of the calendar / Goran Henriksson and Mary Blomberg
Prince P.A. Putyatin was the forerunner of Russian astronomy / N. Dmitrieva
Cultures in Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. The celestial engine at the heart of traditional Hawaiian culture / W. Bruce Masse
Cosmic power: themes of astronomy and power within the film Cosmic Africa / Jarita C. Holbrook
The concept of power and cosmology: manipulation of cosmology by spiritualists or native doctors (Dibia), a case study of the Igbo Society of Nigeria / Barth Chukwuezi
Some aspects of European moon mythology / Mare Koiva and Andres Kuperjanov
Stars of power
astronomical objects in ancient princely insignia / Max E. Lippitsch and Sonja Draxler
Cultures of North America, Mesoamerica and South America. Astronomy and power in Mesoamerica / Ivan Sprajc
Possible Mesoamerican naked-eye observation of sunspots - I: evidence from the Tikal ball court marker / Richard R. Zito
Calendric-astronomical orientation as an expression of power in Mesoamerica / Jesus Galindo Trejo
Possible Mesoamerican naked-eye observation of Sunspots - II: evidence from the codices / Richard R. Zito
Power, danger and liminality: moon, stars and women among the Toba of Western Formosa (Gran Chaco, Argentina) / Cecilia Paula Gomez
A topoogy of power: sky and social space in the Argentinean Chaco / Alejandro Martin Lopez
Antiquity. Among the circles: a geometical analysis of the Teatro Marittimo in Villa Adriana / Marzia Monaco, Silvia Gaudenzi and Marcello Ranieri
Medieval time in orient and occident. Astronomy and the state: time, space and power in the foundation of Baghdad / Nicholas Campion
Astronomy and politics: three case studies on the service of astrology to society / S. Mohammad Mozaffari
The Dustur al-munajjimin or does a sovereign need astronomy to structure his reign / Petra G. Schmidl
The orientation of pre-romanesque churches in Spain: Asturias, a case of power re-affirmation / A. Cesar Gonzalez Garcia, Juan Antonio Belmonte and Lourdes Costa Ferrer
Astronomical heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina: late medieval tombstones and astral motifs / Zalkida Hadzibegovic
The star of Magi: transient astronomical events as sources of inspiration in late Medieval art / M. Incerti, F. Bonoli and V.F. Polcaro
A social history of medieval astronomy / A. Martocchia and V.F. Polcaro
Astronomy and politics in the modern age. Astronomy and politicians / Magda Stavinschi and Catalin Mosoia
Comets in political caricatures: examples from the 18th to 21st century / Barbara Rappengluck.

Notes:
"SEAC 2010, August 30-September 4, 2010, Gilching (Germany), International conference of SEAC"
Conference web site.
Includes bibliographical references.

ISBNPlus ID: COLA.BU25.2474-11-6240595
Other ID: 942839585(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: GN799.A8 E87 2010
Released Date: 20160718

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APA Style:
European Society for Astronomy in Culture, Rappengluck, M.A., Rappengluck, B., Campion, N. & Silva, F. (2016). Astronomy And Power: How Worlds Are Structured Proceedings Of The SEAC 2010 Conference. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports Ltd.

MLA Style:
European Society for Astronomy in Culture, Michael A. Rappengluck, Barbara Rappengluck, Nicholas Campion, and Fabio Silva. Astronomy And Power: How Worlds Are Structured Proceedings Of The SEAC 2010 Conference. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports Ltd, 2016. Print.

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European Society for Astronomy in Culture, Michael A. Rappengluck, Barbara Rappengluck, Nicholas Campion, and Fabio Silva. Astronomy And Power: How Worlds Are Structured Proceedings Of The SEAC 2010 Conference. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports Ltd, 2016.