Prof. Dr. Mathieu Ossendrijver

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Publications in Topoi

Inproceedings 2019
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Scholarly Mathematics in the Rēš Temple", in: Christine Proust and John Steele (Eds.), Scholars and Scholarship in Late Babylonian Uruk, Wien / New York: Springer, 2019
Incollection 2018
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Babylonian Scholarship and the Calendar during the reign of Xerxes", in: Caroline Waerzeggers and Maarja Seire (Eds.), Xerxes and Babylonia. The Cuneiform Evidence, Leuven: Peeters, 2018
Incollection 2018
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "32339+32407+32645 – New Evidence for Late Babylonian Astrology", in: Strahil V. Panayotov and Luděk Vacín (Eds.), Mesopotamian Medicine and Magic. Studies in Honor of Markham J. Geller, Leiden: Brill, 2018
Incollection 2018
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Textual Segmentation in Babylonian Astral Science", in: Florenc Bretelle-Establet (Ed.), Pieces and Parts in Scientific Texts, Wien / New York: Springer, 2018, 71–87
Incollection 2018
Mathieu Ossendrijver and Andreas Winkler, "Chaldeans on the Nile: Two Egyptian Astronomical Procedure Texts with Babylonian Systems A1 and A2 for Mercury", in: Jay Crisostomo, Terri Tanaka, Eduardo Escobar and Niek Veldhuis (Eds.), The Scaffolding of Our Thoughts: Essays on Assyriology and the History of Science in Honor of Francesca Rochberg, Leiden: Brill, 2018, 382–419
Article 2018
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Bisecting the trapezoid: tracing the origins of a Babylonian computation of Jupiter's motion", in: Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 72 (2018), 145–189
Collection 2017
John Steele and Mathieu Ossendrijver (Eds.), Studies on the Ancient Exact Sciences in Honour of Lis Brack-Bernsen, Berlin: Edition Topoi, 2017
Incollection 2017
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "BM 76488 - a Babylonian Compendium about Conjunctions and other Planetary Phenomena", in: John Steele and Mathieu Ossendrijver (Eds.), Studies on the Ancient Exact Sciences in Honour of Lis Brack-Bernsen, Berlin: Edition Topoi, 2017, 127–146
Incollection 2017
John Steele and Mathieu Ossendrijver, "In Honor of Lis Brack-Bernsen", in: John Steele and Mathieu Ossendrijver (Eds.), Studies on the Ancient Exact Sciences in Honour of Lis Brack-Bernsen, Berlin: Edition Topoi, 2017, 263–269
Article 2017
Gerd Graßhoff and Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Ein antikes Grossforschungsprojekt", in: Das Wissen der Antike. Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spezial – Archäologie, Geschichte, Kultur, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, 4/2017 (Dec 2017), 58–65
Article 2017
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "New results on a Babylonian scheme for Jupiter's motion along the zodiac", in: Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 76 (2017), 231–247
Article 2017
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "A new join to the Late Babylonian factorisation table BM 34958+", in: NABU, 58 (2017), 107–108
Article 2017
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "La géométrie au service de l'astronomie babylonienne", in: La Recherche, 524 (2017), 58–61
Incollection 2016
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Translating Babylonian mathematical astronomy: Neugebauer and beyond", in: Alexander Jones, Christine Proust and John Steele (Eds.), A Mathematician's Journeys. Otto Neugebauer and Modern Transformations of Ancient Science, Wien / New York: Springer, 2016, 333–342
Incollection 2016
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Translating Babylonian Astronomical Diaries and Procedure Texts", in: Annette Warner-Imhausen and Tanja Pommerening (Eds.), Translating Writings of Early Scholars in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Methodological Aspects with Examples, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2016, 125–172
Article 2016
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Ancient Babylonian astronomers calculated Jupiter’s position from the area under a time-velocity graph", in: Science, Science, Volume 351, Issue 6272 (Jan 2016), 482–484
Article 2016
Gerd Graßhoff, Elisabeth Rinner, Mathieu Ossendrijver, Olivier Defaux, Marvin Schreiber and Emilie Villey, "Longitude", in: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6 (2016), 634–677
Article 2016
Jeanette C. Fincke and Mathieu Ossendrijver, "BM 46550 - a Babylonian Mathematical Tablet with Computations of Reciprocal Numbers", in: Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie, 106 (2016), 185–197
Incollection 2015
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy", in: Clive Ruggles (Ed.), Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy, Wien / New York: Springer, 2015, 1863–1870
Incollection 2015
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Compendia and Procedure Texts in the Mesopotamian Astral Sciences", in: J. Cale Johnson (Ed.), In the Wake of the Compendia. Infrastructural Contexts and the Licensing of Empiricism in Ancient and Medieval Mesopotamia, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2015, 47–57
Article 2014
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "The Powers of 9 and Related Mathematical Tables from Babylon", in: Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 66 (2014), 149–165
Article 2014
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Some new results on a commentary to Enuma Anu Enlil Tablet 14", in: Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 101 (2014), 158–161
Inreference 2013
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Science, Mesopotamian", in: Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine and Sabine Huebner (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013, 6070–6072
Article 2013
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "A Late-Babylonian Fragment of the Venus Tablet of Ammisaduqa", in: Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 05 (2013), 7–9
Article 2013
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Review of: J.M. Steele (ed.), Calendars and Years. Astronomy and Time in the Ancient Near East, Oxbow, 2007", in: Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 72 (2013), 141–144
Incollection 2013
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Die Weisen aus dem Morgenland. Sternkunde und Religion der Assyrer und Babylonier", in: Thomas Söding (Ed.), Zu Bethlehem geboren? Das Buch Benedikts XVI. im Blickpunkt der Wissenschaft, Rom: Herder, 2013, 171–185
Book 2012
Mathieu Ossendrijver, Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy: Procedure Texts, Wien / New York: Springer, 2012
Article 2012
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "A new join between fragments of MUL.APIN from Uruk", in: Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 73 (2012), 100
Article 2012
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Review of: R. Watson and W. Horowitz, New Light on MUL.APIN. Writing Science Before the Greeks, Brill, 2011", in: Journal for the History of Astronomy, xliii (2012), 497–498
Inproceedings 2011
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Der Himmel über Babylon. Astronomie im Alten Orient", in: Ernst Seidl, Philipp Aumann and Frank Duerr (Eds.), Der Himmel. Wunschbild und Weltverständnis: Begleitband zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung, Museum der Universität Tübingen, 2011, 151–158
Incollection 2011
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Exzellente Netzwerke: die Astronomen von Uruk", in: Gebhard J. Selz and Klaus Wagensonner (Eds.), The Empirical Dimension of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, LIT Verlag GmbH & Co. KG Wien, 2011, 229–237
Inproceedings 2011
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Science in Action: Networks in Babylonian Astronomy", in: Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum, Margarete van Ess and Joachim Marzahn (Eds.), Babylon. Wissenskultur in Orient und Okzident/ Science Culture Between Orient and Occident, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2011, 213–221
Inproceedings [inpress]
Mathieu Ossendrijver, "Astral Science in Uruk during the first Millennium BCE: Libraries, Communities, and Transfer of Knowledge", in: Margarete van Ess (Ed.), Uruk. Altorientalische Metropole und Kulturzentrum. 8. Internationales Colloquium der DOG, [inpress]

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