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  1. Wild Animals in the Sky? Prehistoric Cave Art Suggests Ancient Advanced Astronomy

    ... how ancient people had relatively advanced knowledge of astronomy. Some of the world's oldest cave paintings have revealed how ancient people had relatively advanced knowledge of astronomy. The artworks, at sites across Europe, are not simply depictions ...

    ancient-origins - 28/11/2018 - 13:57

  2. Looking to the Stars of Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

    Astronomy played an important role in many ancient societies. Through this ... the ancient Egyptians, and the ancient Greeks. The astronomy of many other cultures, however, has been side-lined, as a result of the prevailing Euro-centric view of astronomy, and civilization, in general. One of these is the astronomy of the ...

    dhwty - 30/12/2015 - 03:45

  3. Can Astronomy Explain the Biblical Star of Bethlehem?

    ... were unaware of any such star in the sky. Puzzles for astronomy These events present us with our first astronomy puzzle of the first Christmas: How could King Herod’s own advisors ...

    ancient-origins - 18/12/2016 - 00:58

  4. A Circular Egyptian Mythology: Does the Dendera Zodiac Represent the Most Ancient Astronomy?

    ... ) The Dendera Zodiac is the only circular depiction of astronomy to be found within Egyptian antiquity. All other references to the ... Mysterious Mix of Myth and Sky Observations in Serbian Folk Astronomy Clay Tablet Reveals Ancient Babylonians Used Calculus to ...

    Tashi Javed - 04/09/2017 - 23:08

  5. An Ancient Mayan Copernicus: Hieroglyphic Texts Reveal Mayans Made Major Discovery in Math, Astronomy

    ... Table represents a remarkable innovation in mathematics and astronomy -- and a distinctly Mayan accomplishment. "That's why I'm calling it ... Century Mayan Astronomical Innovation," in the Journal of Astronomy in Culture , blends the study of Mayan hieroglyphics (epigraphy), ...

    ancient-origins - 17/08/2016 - 14:40

  6. The Mysterious Mix of Myth and Sky Observations in Serbian Folk Astronomy

    ... of the traditions from the first inhabitants has survived. Astronomy has strong roots in Serbia. It was explored by people for millennia ... the country has one of the most fascinating European folk astronomy disciplines. The main observatory in Serbia is the Astronomical ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 10/08/2016 - 00:55

  7. Clay Tablet Reveals Ancient Babylonians Used Calculus to Track Jupiter 1,500 Years before Europeans

    ... the significance of the text was realized. Babylonian Astronomy The history of astronomy in Babylonia (present-day Iraq) originated with the Sumerians who ...

    aprilholloway - 28/01/2016 - 21:53

  8. Archeoastronomy Reveals Cosmic Dynastic Divide in Chinese Burial Pyramids

    ... mounds) near Xi’an, China. Image: Hartwig Hausdorf Astronomy and Feng Shui of the Chinese Burials The new study is part of an extensive program of research on the role of astronomy and of the traditional doctrine of " feng shui " in the Chinese ...

    ancient-origins - 30/11/2018 - 01:49

  9. Gobekli Tepe Archaeoastronomy and the Second Hill of Osiris

    ... to the destruction about to unfold. Gobekli Tepe Archaeo-Astronomy of the Northern Sky What does astro-archaeology have to say about ... being Path of the Anu. It was once a major center for astronomy and home to the Sabeans, a group of sages who were among the ancient ...

    Freddy Silva - 17/09/2018 - 14:08

  10. Surya Siddhanta: The Startlingly Accurate Astronomy Book of the 1st Millennium BC

    ... is known as the Surya Siddhanta and it is the oldest book of astronomy known to exist. It is startlingly accurate. The Surya Siddhanta is ... the way for the development of Islamic mathematics and astronomy. Indeed, the Surya Siddhanta was one of the few Sanskrit texts ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 31/08/2016 - 14:40

  11. From the Pyramids to Stonehenge – were Prehistoric People Astronomers?

    ... amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people ... amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people ...

    ancient-origins - 20/03/2018 - 00:59

  12. Research Decodes Ancient Celtic Astronomy Symbols and Links them to Jungian Archetypes

    ... three, fertility, feminine principle, reincarnation and astronomy. Every major belief or spiritual value, often synonymous, had a ... bells and elaborate or gold adornments. In ancient Celtic astronomy, the primary symbol was an X or sun wheel and its venerated rendition ...

    luvartifacts1 - 04/03/2016 - 14:45

  13. Medical Astrology: Moon Fever and Diseases Sent from the Skies

    ... surrounded by the planets. The medical astrology and astronomy that is more familiar to Westerners developed in the Hellenistic ... himself, made the idea of medical astrology or medical astronomy more scientifically credible by suggesting particles or ... CC BY 4.0 ) One famous proponent of medical astronomy was Richard Mead, a physician who wrote a treatise on how the ...

    Caleb Strom - 29/12/2017 - 22:55

  14. Secrets of Ancient America: Archaeoastronomy and the Legacy of the Phoenicians, Celts, and Other Forgotten Explorers

    The real history of the New World and the visitors, from both East and West, who traveled to the Americas long before 1492

    • Provides more than 300 photographs and drawings, including Celtic runes in New England, Gaelic inscriptions in Colorado, and Asian symbols in the West

    • Reinterprets many archaeological finds, such as the Ohio Serpent Mound

    • Reveals Celtic, Hebrew, Roman, early Christian, Templar, Egyptian, Chinese, and Japanese influences in North American artifacts and ruins

    ancient-origins - 16/04/2016 - 15:29

  15. Secrets of Ancient America: Archaeoastronomy and the Legacy of the Phoenicians, Celts, and Other Forgotten Explorers

    The real history of the New World and the visitors, from both East and West, who traveled to the Americas long before 1492

    ancient-origins - 26/12/2015 - 03:32

  16. Arkaim: Aryans, Advanced Astronomy and Untold Secrets of a Russian Citadel

    ... inhabitants had an even more sophisticated knowledge of astronomy than Stonehenge’s builders. Experts believe the spiral-shaped ... ) Unexplained Arkaim The amazing knowledge of astronomy which is evident in its ruins, as well as the mystery behind its ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/05/2018 - 18:47

  17. The 4,000 Year History of Horoscopes: How Astrology Has Been Shaped Throughout the the Millennia

    ... technology and various sciences such as mathematics and astronomy. It seems that very few are aware that the ancient Greeks were also ... even the word astrology – as well as the science of astronomy – is derived from the Greek word for star, “asteri.” But how ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 09/04/2017 - 14:00

  18. The astronomy of the Trundholm Sun ‘Chariot’

    ... [Accessed 14 April 2014]. The astronomy of the Trundholm Sun ‘Chariot’ ...

    dhwty - 26/04/2014 - 14:06

  19. Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World

    Astronomy is often considered to be one of the oldest branches of science. In ... instruments were invented to aid the important science of astronomy. One of these instruments was called the armillary sphere. The ... for the observation of stars and planets.   The astronomy of the Trundholm Sun ‘Chariot’ Kitora Tomb Star Chart is ...

    dhwty - 30/09/2015 - 03:29

  20. What is so Special About Sirius, the Dog Star?

    ... Looking to the Stars of Australian Aboriginal Astronomy Can Astronomy Explain the Biblical Star of Bethlehem? A 9th-century ...

    aprilholloway - 05/12/2017 - 01:55

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