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Astronomy Good ancient to modern history astronomy books?

  1. Aug 5, 2015 #1
    Hi, Can anyone recommend some good ancient astronomy books (from around 8000BC-0) that that are historically correct (perhaps springled with a few translations from older writings) with visual images, and that show in some detail how different calculations, and observations were made? It would be nice if it followed a cronological order and somewhat displayed the reasoning back then (perhaps direct translations)

    Are there also a book that describes more recent astronomy (0 -2000AD) in such a way?
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  3. Aug 7, 2015 #2


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