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The Venus Tablet and Refraction

"It is shown that the refraction near the horizon is introducing an additional bias into the Venus Tablet of Ammisaduqa, which is able to influence the interpretation of the data. We then discuss the attempts to link certain solar eclipses to the birth of Shamshi-Adad and conclude that a record of a single solar eclipse without description of details and/or unambiguous historical links, can hardly act as a reliable anchor."

Author(s):  Gurzadyan, V. G
Format:  Article
Source:  Akkadica, v.124 (2003), pp.13-17