The Bourse of Babylon: Market Quotations in the Astronomical Diaries of Babylonia

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by Alice Louise Slotsky

Analysis and reconstruction of the late first-millennium Babylonian astronomical diaries, as related to market quotations; the role of the 6 diary commodities in Babylonian society; the role of commodity price lists within Mesopotamian tradition; statistical analysis of raw price data and examination of evidence for seasonal and long-term price fluctuations; and the statistical analysis of Euphrates River level data. 

Year: 1997
Pages: 206
Hardcover

ISBN: 9781883053420
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