Ancient Astronomy of India, Egypt, China, Maya, Inca, Aztec, Greece, Rome, Genesis, Hebrews, Christians, the Neolithic and Paleolithic.
CHAPTERS: Prologue: Ancient Cosmologies: The Paleolithic and Neolithic Universe 1. Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: The Role of Astronomy In Ancient Cultures 2. Prehistoric Astronomers? Ancient Knowledge Created By Modern Myth 3. The Cosmology of the Paleolithic 4. Neolithic Cosmology: The Equinox and the Spring Full Moon 5. Ancient Greek-Roman Cosmology: Infinite, Eternal, Finite, Cyclic, and Multiple Universes 6. Astronomy and Psyche in the Classical World: Plato, Aristotle, Zeno, Ptolemy 7. “Let There Be Light!” The Genesis of Biblical Cosmology 8. The Cosmic Landscape in the Age of the Pyramids 9. Was There A Ptolemaic Revolution in Ancient Egyptian Astronomy? Souls, Stars & Cosmology 10. Cosmic Capitals and Numinous Precincts in Early China 11. Ancient Cosmologies: Understanding Ancient Skywatchers, Mayas, and their Worldviews 12. Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica: 13. Cosmology in the Inca Empire: Huaca Sanctuaries, State-Supported Pilgrimage, and Astronomy 14. Inca Solar Orientations in Southeastern Peru 15. Cosmic Cycles of Hindu Cosmology: Scientific Underpinnings and Implications 16. Visions of the Cosmos: Archaeoastronomy in Ancient India 17. Cosmology and the Death of Gods: New Age Religions, Anti-Christ, and Precession of the Equinox