Saturday, August 20, 2016

Plunket. Ancient Calendars and Constellations

Today's free book is Ancient Calendars and Constellations by Emmeline Mary Plunket.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image. Although the chapter titles are very general, this book has a useful layout where there are running subject notes along the top of every page, so you can learn a lot about the contents of the book by just paging through it and reading those notes on the page tops.

The book is available at  Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


1. The Accadian Calendar
2. The Constellation Aries
3. Eleventh Constellation of the Zodiac
4. The Median Calendar and the Constellation Taurus
5. Astronomy in the Rig Veda
6. Ahura Mazda and Other Notes
7. Ancient Indian Astronomy
8. The Chinese Calendar, With Some Remarks With Reference to That of the Chaldeans

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