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Island of the setting sun

Anthony Murphy

Island of the setting sun

in search of Ireland"s ancient astronomers

by Anthony Murphy

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Published by Liffey Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Ancient -- Ireland,
  • Megalithic monuments -- Ireland,
  • Art, Ancient -- Ireland,
  • Ireland -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Murphy and Richard Moore.
    ContributionsMoore, Richard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB16 .M87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24076286M
    ISBN 10190578547X
    ISBN 109781905785476
    LC Control Number2009419152

    Get this from a library! Island of the setting sun: in search of Ireland's ancient astronomers. [Anthony Murphy, (Journalist); Richard Moore]. • New edition of best seller finally back in print• Lavishly illustrated with exquisite colour photographs, maps and paintings• Fascinating argument about sophisticated astronomers of neolithic ageIreland is home to some of the world's oldest ast.

    Island of the Setting Sun: In Search of Ireland’s Ancient Astronomers (Out of print) (Published by The Liffey Press. Revised and expanded and republished NOW OUT OF PRINT) UPDATE: Amazon Kindle ebook version (in full colour with all photographs reproduced) now available! OVER five thousand years ago a most sophisticated and enigmatic community of people began to arise on the island. The Book of the New Sun (–) is a series of four science fantasy novels, a tetralogy or single four-volume novel written by the American author Gene cheathamhillelementary.com inaugurated the so-called "Solar Cycle" that Wolfe continued by setting other works in the same universe. Gene Wolfe had originally intended the story to be a 40,word novella called "The Feast of Saint Catherine", meant to be Author: Gene Wolfe.

    The Setting Sun (斜陽, Shayō) is a Japanese novel by Osamu cheathamhillelementary.com was published in and is set in Japan after World War cheathamhillelementary.compal characters are Kazuko, her brother Naoji, and their elderly mother. Aug 03,  · Island of the Setting Sun author Anthony Murphy gives his first interview after publication of the book. The show was the Astronomy Ireland show on Anna Livia FM in Dublin. Category.


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