Re: [ANE-2] Assyriologists: Correction of 763 BCE eponym eclipse?
- On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Brian Roberts wrote:
>Actually, we just had this discussion here not many days ago (but before
> Robert M Whiting <whiting@...> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Brian Roberts wrote:
> > I am trying to determine whether or not there has been a correction of
> > an eponym eclipse in the Assyrian records from 763 to 709 BCE?
> Bob Whiting
> Thanks, Bob. What I had read was that the series of eclipses of which
> this is a part occured every 54 years and 1 month apart. The writer
> suggested that the 763 BCE dating for Simanu is abberant, not fitting in
> with the rest of the prior dates. He suggests July 9, 709 for the
> correction. (Lars Wilson, email misha_linword@...) Yes, I
> have emailed him. No reply as of yet. That's why I'm posting here. I
> knew someone here would know the answer.
> best salaams,
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