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Angelo Adamo
THE NUMERICAL UNIVERSE OF KARL HEINZ STOCKHAUSEN

Nasser B. Ayash
EVOLUTION OF ARABIC ASTRONOMY IN RELATION WITH THE TRANSLATION MOVEMENT IN THE EARLY ABBASID ERA

Juan Antonio Belmonte and A. César González-García
PETRA REVISITED: NEW CLUES FOR THE NABATAEAN CULTIC CALENDAR

Ada Blair
AN EXPLORATION OF THE ROLE THE NIGHT SKY PLAYS IN THE LIVES OF THE DARK SKY ISLAND COMMUNITY OF SARK

Mary Blomberg
MINOAN CELESTIAL ICONOGRAPHY - THE MISSING EVIDENCE

Bernadette Brady
THE CEILING OF SENENMUT: REVISITING ALEXANDER POGO'S THOUGHTS ON DATING

Bernadette Brady, Darrelyn Gunzburg and Fabio Silva
THE SOLAR DISCOURSE OF THE WELSH CISTERCIANS

Daniel Brown
SKYSCAPES OF SACRED SPACES - SITE NON-SITE EXPLORATION THROUGH STELLARIUM

Nicholas Campion
SURREALISM, ASTRONOMY AND ASTROLOGY: THE ESOTERIC ART OF XUL SOLAR

Chanda Carey
ART, ASTRONOMY, AND THE CELESTIAL POLES: LITA ALBUQUERQUE'S "STELLAR AXIS"

Howard Carlton
TIME, SPACE AND SPAN OF CONTROL: HOW COULD A VICTORIAN ASTRONOMER LOCATE A PERSONAL GOD IN AN EXPANDING UNIVERSE?

Frances Clynes
THE ROLE OF SOLAR DEITIES IN IRISH MEGALITHIC MONUMENTS

John Cox
FRAGMENTARY STAR GROUPS IN THE CONSTELLATIONS DESCRIBED AND IDENTIFIED IN G.J. TOOMER'S TRANSLATION OF PTOLEMY'S ALMAGEST

Karine Dilanian
HERMENEUTICS OF THE CELESTIAL PHENOMENA: THE SIGNS OF PROVIDENTIAL MISSION OF TSAR IVAN IV GROZNY AND UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

Koenraad Elst
THE CONCEPT OF SHIRK

J. Anna Estaroth
BALNUARAN OF CLAVA: MIDWINTER SUNSET AND THE MINOR LUNAR LIMIT

David Fisher and Lionel Sims
MODELING THE LUNAR EXTREMES

Roslyn Frank
EVIDENCE FOR THE SEPTARIAN PACKAGE ALONG THE ATLANTIC FACADE: CONFIGURING THE LANDSCAPE WITH A METROLOGICAL SPRACHBUND

Marc Frîncu
ANALYSIS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL ALIGNMENTS OF THE PALEO-CHRISTIAN BASILICAS IN ROMANIA

Giangiacomo Gandolfi
NEW POETICS OF THE COSMOS: ASTRONOMY IN FICTION 2000-2015

Giangiacomo Gandolfi
MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI'S ZODIACAL SIBYLS AND THE LIMITS OF ICONOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION

Rita Gautschy
ASTRONOMICAL TIME VERSUS SOCIAL TIME: A CASE STUDY FROM ANCIENT EGYPT

Liana de Girolami-Cheney
EDWARD BURNE-JONES' THE PLANETS

A. César Gonzalez-García, F. Criado Boado, B. Vilas Estevéz
MEGALITHIC SKYSCAPES IN GALICIA

Thomas Gough
EVIDENCE FOR SOLSTITIAL ALIGNMENTS IN WESTERN SCOTLAND IN THE EARLY BRONZE AGE

Safari F. Grey
NEO-PANBABYLONIANISM: A COSMOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION OF HOMER'S ODYSSEY

Göran Henriksson
The rule of Tutmosis III dated by the appearance of comet Encke in 1460 BC

Liz Henty
ARCHAEOASTRONOMY: "STILL RUNNING AROUND THE SAME CIRCLES" OR BRANCHING OUT?

Stanislaw Iwaniszewski
RETHINKING NAHUALAC, IZTACCIHUATL, MEXICO: FROM ANIMISM TO ANALOGISM IN MESOAMERICAN ARCHAEOASTRONOMY

Helen Jacobus
THE 19-YEAR CYCLE IN THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Jiro Kondo
ASTRONOMICAL CEILING-DECORATIONS OF ROYAL TOMBS AT THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS IN THE THEBAN NECROPOLIS, EGYPT

George Latura
MILKY WAY & CORNUCOPIA

George Latura
MONOTHEISM VS PLANETS: THOUSAND-YEAR WAR ON ASTRONOMY

Tore Lomsdalen
COMPARING DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO COSMOLOGY IN ARCHAEOLOGY

J. McKim Malville and John Ninnemann
ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND CULTURAL ASTRONOMY AS SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES: THE IMPORTANCE OF PHOTO DOCUMENTATION

Kenneth R. Wright and J. McKim Malville
WATER, THE SUN, AND LIVING ROCK: THE RITUAL FUNCTIONS OF WATER IN PERU

J. McKim Malville and Steven Gullberg
CAVES, LIMINALITY, AND THE SUN IN THE INCA WORLD

Frederick W. Martin
A THEORETICAL MODEL OF MOON AND MILKY WAY AT ANCIENT MEETING PLACES

Dragana Van de Moortel-Iliç
THEORY AND METHOD IN THE STUDY OF THE IMAGES OF THE SUN AND THE MOON IN THE VISOKI DECANI MONASTERY, KOSOVO

Silvia Motta and Adriano Gaspani
AN ARCHAEOASTRONOMICAL INVESTIGATION ON THE TEMPLAR CHURCHES BUILT IN PIEDMONT, IN THE NORTH WEST OF ITALY

Silvia Motta and Adriano Gaspani
SAYHUITE, AN INCA SACRED SPACE: A CODED ASTRONOMICAL SYMBOLISM IN THE ANDES

Andrew Munro, Tony Hull, J. McKim Malville, F. Joan Mathien, C. Morrow
INVESTIGATION OF SOLSTICE HORIZON INTERACTIONS AT CHACOAN MONUMENTAL ARCHITECTURE

Reinhard Mussik
THE INTERNET-CONNECTION BETWEEN ROCK FORMATIONS ORIENTED OR ALIGNED TO THE SUMMER SOLSTICES SUNSET AS A EUROPEAN PHENOMENON

Fernando Pimenta, Ricardo Soares, Andrew Smith and Fabio Silva
LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION OF THE MENHIRS FROM VILA DO BISPO AND FROM THE INTERFLUVIAL BASIN OF LAGOS

Vito Francesco Polcaro, A Scuderi and I Burgio
THE POLYPHEMUS CAVE: AN ARCHAEOASTRONOMICAL SITE IN WESTERN SICILY

Frank Prendergast
Exploring the Monuments and Cosmology of the Boyne Valley. What's the Bigger Picture?

Barbara Rappenglück
THE SPHAERA OF THE SALVATOR MUNDI BETWEEN COSMOGRAPHY AND THEOLOGY

Michael A. Rappenglück
THE WORLD TREE: CATEGORIZATION AND READING OF AN ARCHAIC COSMOGRAPHIC CONCEPT

Victor Reijs
AN INVESTIGATION INTO FOLKLORE ASSOCIATED WITH BRONZE AGE STONE CIRCLES OF KERRY AND CORK, IRELAND

Marianna Ridderstad
ORIENTATIONS OF LONG CAIRNS OF COASTAL FINLAND FROM THE LATE NEOLITHIC TO THE BRONZE AGE

Andrea Rodríguez-Antón, A. César González-García, Juan Ant. Belmonte
ESTIMATING THE RELIABILITY OF THE DIGITAL DATA ACQUISITION IN CULTURAL ASTRONOMY. THE CASE OF ROMAN NORTH AFRICA

Sepp Rothwangl and George Latura
PLATO'S COSMOS: MISREAD OR DISTORTED?

Aimé Dafon Segla
STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN A SYSTEM OF KNOWLEDGE: YORUBA CONCEPTS AND LOGIC FROM PEOPLE'S CONCEPTION OF THE SKY (WEST AFRICA)

Gísli Sigurðsson
MYTHOLOGY OF THE PROSE EDDA INTERACTING WITH THE SKY

Fabio Silva
INFERRING ALIGNMENTS: EXPLORING THE LIMITATIONS OF TWO STATISTICAL APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL ORIENTATIONS USING MONTE CARLO SIMULATIONS

Lionel Sims and David Fisher
THROUGH THE DARK VALE: INTERPRETING THE STONEHENGE PALISADE THROUGH INTER-DISCIPLINARY CONVERGENCE AND VIRTUAL MODELLING

Magda Stavinschi and Alexandra Corina Stavinschi
"INTRODUCTIO AD GEOGRAPHIAM ET SPHAERAM": 300 YEARS ON

Melanie Sticker-Jantscheff
A NEW LOOK AT OLD TEMPLES: AUGUSTA RAURICA AND ITS SKYSCAPE IN THE 1ST AND 2ND CENTURIES CE

Anthony Thorley
THE VIRGO TRIANGLE OF GEORGIAN BATH: EVIDENCE OF MASONIC INFLUENCE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY URBAN LANDSCAPE

Frank Ventura
BEYOND ORIENTATION AND INTENTION TOWARDS MOTIVATION AND MEANING

Clea T. Waite
THE MOON AS SUBJECT AND FORM

Eva Young
THE NORTHERN ORIENTATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE VIRGIN MARY, STARS OF CURTAILED PASSAGE AND THE CONSTELLATION OF CYGNUS AT THE GOTHIC CATHEDRAL OF CHARTRES, FRANCE

Georg Zotti, Florian Schaukowitsch and Michael Wimmer
THE SKYSCAPE PLANETARIUM











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