Astronomy, Cosmology and Landscape
Edited by Clive Ruggles, Frank Prendergast and Tom Ray
Ocarina Books, Bognor Regis, UK, 2001
A collection of 15 selected papers from the sixth annual conference of the European Society for Astronomy in Culture (SEAC), held in Dublin, Ireland, in 1998. All the papers are in English.
1 Time and space in social systems - further issues for theoretical archaeoastronomy. Stanislaw Iwaniszewski 2 The winter sun in a Palaeolithic cave: La Cova del Parpalló. César Esteban and J. Emili Aura Tortosa 3 Hunting the European sky bears: on the origins of the non-zodiacal constellations. Roslyn M. Frank and Jesus Arregi Bengoa 4 Prehistoric sites along the 'Hellweg' trade route. Wolfhard Schlosser 5 Astronomy, Cosmology, Monuments and Landscape in Prehistoric Ireland. Clive Ruggles 6 Differences in Minoan and Mycenaean orientations in Crete. Mary Blomberg and Göran Henriksson 7 Astronomy, writing and symbolism: the case of the pre-hispanic Canary Islands. Juan Antonio Belmonte and M. Antonia Perera Betancort 8 The transmission of Graeco-Latin astronomy. Carlos Jaschek and Eulalia Perez-Sedeño 9 Aztec star constellations and Aztec cosmology. Uta Berger 10 The Mexica (Aztec) Milky Way. Carmen Aguilera 11 Hunting the European sky bears: the Candlemas Bear Day and World Renewal ceremonies . Roslyn Frank 12 Birth and celestial bodies in Lithuanian and Latvian tradition. Jonas Vaiskunas 13 The beliefs and mythology of the early Irish, with special reference to the cosmos. Fergus Kelly 14 Jonathan Swift's astronomical prophecies. Irakli Simonia 15 Orientation for archaeoastronomy--a geodetic perspective. Frank Prendergast