THE BABYLONIAN THEORY OF THE PLANETS.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998. FIRST EDITION. VERY FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY IN DUST JACKET. Chronicles the second century BC when the Babylonian scribes assembled a vast collection of celestial omens, believed to be the signs of the Gods. The importance of these omens was heightened by the centuries of observations duly noted and their relationship to mundane astrology. 246 pages, indexed. Royal 8vo. (Item ID: 12684)