Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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A Brief Guide to the Babylonian Constellations

SOLARIA UPDATE: NEW RELEASE (Oct 2013) ‘THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN A New Interpretation of the Goddess in Ancient Near Eastern Art’ by Gavin White ________________________________________________________     The following notes describe the essential meanings of the 50 or so mainstream constellations … Continue reading

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Map 2. Full Reconstruction of the Babylonian Star-Map

SOLARIA UPDATE: NEW RELEASE (Oct 2913) ‘THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN A New Interpretation of the Goddess in Ancient Near Eastern Art’ by Gavin White ________________________________________________________ Map 2 draws on a wide range of sources including the Greek Star-map, the Dendera … Continue reading

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Map 1. Provisional Reconstruction of the Babylonian Star-Map

The following illustration is a provisional reconstruction of the Babylonian star-map that only utilises Babylonian evidence. Most of the remaining gaps can only be filled by resorting to sources found outside of the ancient Near East – this additional material … Continue reading

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Reconstructing the Babylonian Star-Map

The ultimate aim of this site is to make a reconstruction of the Babylonian star-map, as it would have been known in the 1st millennium BCE. This particular time-frame has been chosen for the simple reason that the earliest copies … Continue reading

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SOLARIA PUBLICATIONS

Solaria Publications is a small independent publisher based in London, England. Our goal as a publisher is to make available a variety of titles that concentrate on ancient religion and spirituality. Our specific area of interest could be broadly defined … Continue reading

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