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About gavin664

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Queen of the Night

Queen of the Night  The Role of the Stars in the Creation of the Child In Queen of the Night, author Gavin White develops a radial new theory of how the prehistoric peoples of the Near East conceived of the … Continue reading

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The Queen of Heaven

The Queen of Heaven A New Interpretation of the Goddess in Ancient Near Eastern Art Author: Gavin White Pages: 190 179 black & white drawings Publisher: Solaria Publications Publication date: 27th October 2013 10 digit ISBN: 0955903718 13 digit ISBN: … Continue reading

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Illustration References for Babylonian Star-lore

ILLUSTRATION REFERENCES BSL-2. A few sources are still missing. All illustrations are redrawn by the author. The picture sources are as follows: Original – Gavin White. Loosely based on the ‘Babylonian Map of the World’ – see Horowitz 1998, pages … Continue reading

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Bibliography for Babylonian Star-lore

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOURCES Allen 1963. Star Names. Their Lore and Meaning. Dover. Alster 1976. On the Earliest Sumerian Literary Tradition. Journal for Cuneiform Studies 28. Annus 2002, The God Ninurta. Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project. As-Sufi 1954. Uranometry or Suwaru’l-Kawakib. Osmania … Continue reading

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Reference Notes to Babylonian Star-lore, 2nd Edition

NOTES TO BSL-2 Paragraphs (§) are numbered from the start of each gazette section and where the text continues they are numbered from the top of the page. The boxed sections are referred to as ‘Name-boxes’ and are not included … Continue reading

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MUL-APIN

SOLARIA UPDATE: NEW RELEASE (Oct 2013) ‘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 … Continue reading

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BABYLONIAN STAR-LORE

PUBLISHER’S UPDATE: ‘Babylonian Star-Lore’ is to be updated and republished with full text and illustration references by late 2014 ___________________________________________________________ BABYLONIAN STAR-LORE An Illustrated Guide to the Stars & Constellations of Ancient Babylonia by Gavin White Today our most obvious … Continue reading

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