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Re: [ANE-2] Assyriologists: Correction of 763 BCE eponym eclipse?

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  • Robert M Whiting
    ... Actually, we just had this discussion here not many days ago (but before you joined). See et seq. Bob
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 1, 2006
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      On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Brian Roberts wrote:

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      > Robert M Whiting <whiting@...> wrote:
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      > On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Brian Roberts wrote:
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      > > 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?
      >
      > No.
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      > Bob Whiting
      > whiting@...
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      > 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,

      Actually, we just had this discussion here not many days ago (but before
      you joined). See <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ANE-2/message/2286> et
      seq.


      Bob Whiting
      whiting@...
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