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Characters ß Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 107 â ❮Reading❯ ➳ Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest ➬ Author J. McKim Malville – Citybells.co.uk Archaeoastronomy is a discipline pioneered at Stonehenge and other megalithic sites in Britain and France Many sites in the southwestern UnIng on the archaeological evidence Astronomy in the eBook ethnographical parallels with historic pueblo peoples and mythology from other cultures around the world the authors present theories about the meaning and function of the mysterious stone alignments and architectural orientations of the prehistoric Southwest.

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  • Bob Nichols

    Characters ß Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 107 Prehistoric Astronomy in the SouthwestAt the beginning of the book the authors place the Anasazi worldview within a larger context Like ancient belief systems elsewhere the cosmos is seen as circular and cyclical It represented perfection and eternal recurrence “The circular kiva of the Pueblo” they write “the Hogan of the Navajo the dome of the Indian stupa Tibetan chorten and even the dome of St Peter’s mimic the celestial sphere” This “regularity” of the heavens contrasted with “the uncertain chaos of the land beneath” and the kiva the authors write “may have been a place to achieve harmony with the larger world”Understanding the operation of “the heavens” created an extensive prehistoric astronomy the authors say reflected in the settlement patterns and building design They describe the field research that develops this thesis for several of the Anasasi settlements The descriptions veer often into technical descriptions t


  • Iain

    Characters ß Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 107 Prehistoric Astronomy in the SouthwestA solid overview of Anasazi sites and their astronomical alignments Recommended for those interested in the prehistoric puebloan peoples and archaeoastronomy


  • Matt

    Characters ß Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 107 Prehistoric Astronomy in the SouthwestThis book is a bit academic and reads at times like a Phd thesis Nevertheless the brilliance of the ancient astronomy practiced by prehistoric cultures is truly amazing The book is short and leaves one wondering how many hundred sights are waiting to be discovered and documented


  • Andrew Volpe

    Characters ß Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 107 Prehistoric Astronomy in the SouthwestArchaeoastronomy Session course Westfield State College 2000