An authoritative advent to the attention-grabbing subject of archaeoastronomy―ancient peoples' figuring out and use of the skies.

• Over two hundred A–Z entries masking huge definitions and ideas, case reviews from 5 continents, issues and concerns, gadgets within the sky because the concentration of fantasy, easy options, and influential people

• bright illustrations together with the stone circles at Avebury, comets, novae, and meteors

• easy, jargon-free causes of easy astronomical concepts

• Over forty pictures together with the Stonehenge Heelstone at sunrise; the Cosmic Axis on the Forbidden urban, Beijing; the Temple of the solar at Teotihuacan; Ahu Huri at Urenga, Easter Island; the Aboriginal stone configuration at Lake Bolac, Victoria, Australia; and more

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