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By Arkadiusz Sołtysiak

The quantity comprises chosen papers offered on the convention "Time and Astronomy in earlier Cultures" which was once held in Torun, Poland early spring 2005. The assembly used to be organised as a commemoration o the overdue Andrzej Wiercinski (1930-2003) who in mid-1970s initiated in Poland the scholarly study on astronomy in tradition and historical calendars. between 12 papers released within the current e-book, 5 crisis close to japanese calendars and sky-watching, 3 are dedicated to eu archaeoastronomy (including a paper on Stonehenge), characterize ethnoarchaeological study within the Baltic region.

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The reader should realize that these keys are largely based on minority views over the nature, length and date of the Priestly document, and over the origin of the seven-day Shabbat. Since new advances are only possible when treading new ground, with all the dangers involved, the results of this enquiry are speculative, which is not necessarily something new in Biblical studies. 4 1. 5 This calendar is based on a 364-day year made up of 52 whole weeks and thus fixes the relationship of the days of the month with the days of the week (Fig.

A. G. Kratz, Th. Krüger & K. Schmid (eds), Schriftauslegung in der Schrift (Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 2000), pp. 33–60 (39) claims that Pg must date before the conquest of Egypt by Cambyse when he assumed the Pharaonic title. A. G. Kratz, Th. Krüger & K. Schmid (eds), Schriftauslegung in der Schrift. Festschrift für Odil Hannes Steck zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2000), pp. 73–84. In a revolutionary work, D. Edelman, The Origins of the ‘Second’ Temple (London: Equinox, 2005), dates the transfer of the capital back to Jerusalem and the building of its temple during the reign of Artaxerxes I (465–425 BCE).

J. Fabry, A. Lange & H. –26. Juli 1993 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1996), pp. 125–164; U. Gleßmer, “Calendars in the Qumran Scrolls”, in P. Flint & J. VanderKam (eds), The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years: a Comprehensive Assessment (Leiden: Brill, 1999), pp. 213–278. U. Gleßmer, “Calendars”, identifies two possible methods on the basis of the text of 4Q319: adding a week every sabbatical year plus an additional week every fourth sabbatical year or adding a week every six-year cycle plus an additional week in the fourteenth cycle.

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