Historical Studies (Classic Reprint)

Historical Studies (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Historical Studies As the Egyptian kalendar ignored the fractional day beyond 365, it follows that in relation to the stars it retrograded '2 5636 of a day (or the fraction over 36 5 in the sidereal year) in each year, so that it agreed with the position of sun and stars after 142 5 years, the first element named above. It retrograded in relation to the seasons '24224 of a day (or the fraction over 365 in the tropical year) in each year, so that the kalendar agreed with the seasons after 1508 years, the second element named above. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 172g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266537
  • 9780243266531