Nice but tell me, when is the exact start day in Mul.Apin?
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‚THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN A New Interpretation of the Goddess in Ancient Near Eastern Art‘ by Gavin White
Mul-Apin is a composite text that can be thought of as a general compendium dealing with many diverse aspects of celestial divination.The first sections of tablet 1 list all the mainstream Babylonian constellations along with the deities associated with them. Various other sections give the rising dates for the stars and provide further useful information that helps to locate the constellations in relation to each other and as such it is the single most important resource for reconstructing the overall plan of the Babylonian starmap.
Even though the earliest copy so far discovered was only written shortly after 700 BCE, the text was probably composed sometime between 1200 and 1000 BCE.
The following lists are derived from ‚Mul.Apin, An Astronomical Compendium in Cuneiform‘ by Hermann…
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