The zodiac of Paris

how an improbable controversy over an ancient Egyptian artifact provoked a modern debate between religion and science
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Princeton University Press , Princeton
Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821, Science -- Europe -- History, Science, Ancient, Science -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500, Science -- Philosophy, Science and astrology, Religion and science, France -- History -- Restoration, 1814-1830, Egypt -- Antiqu
StatementJed Z. Buchwald and Diane Greco Josefowicz.
ContributionsJosefowicz, Diane Greco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ127.E8 B83 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24080050M
ISBN 139780691145761
LC Control Number2010002409

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In this book, as reflected in their subtitle, Buchwald and Josefowicz focus on the Dendera zodiacs to illustrate the practical uses and pitfalls of applying scientific reasoning to problems in the humanities. Dine out in Paris. According to Pia Lehmann, is all about food-based adventures for the Tauruses out there.

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