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Kenneth O. May Lecture: Sexagesimal Mathematics in Babylonian and Greek Mathematics and Astronomy


Monday, June 3, 2019

14:00 - 15:00
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Chemistry Building - CHEM D200
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With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ International Keynote Speakers Support Fund

The Annual Kenneth O. May Lecture of CSHPM. This year's lecture is by one of the foremost specialists in Ancient Astronomy and will discuss new developments in the study of the use of number systems in Ancient Astronomy. 

  • Alexander Jones, Leon Levy Director and Professor of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU