NOTES

INTRODUCTION
1
Bouché-Leclercq l899:II.
2
J. Langton in the Sunday Telegraph Review, 23 August 1992:1.
3
Radio Times, 3-9 July 1993.
4
Davison 1969:169.
5
Firmicus Maternus 2.30, tr. Rhys Bram.
6
Observer Magazine, 1 January 1989:20.
7
Howe l984.
8
News of the World, 18 April 1993, front page, main story: ‘Di, the astrologer and the secret love notes’.
9
Pingree 1968:280.
10
Neugebauer and Van Hoesen 1959.

1HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: MESOPOTAMIA, EGYPT AND GREECE
1
Pliny, Natural History 7.193; Diodorus, World History 2.31.8, Cicero, On Divination 1.19; 2.46.
2
Falkenstein 1966:64-5.
3
Dossin 1935:279.
4
Finet 1966:92, n.4.
5
Bauer 1938:311.
6
Neugebauer 1957:100. But see Rochberg-Halton, JNES 42,1983.
7
Reiner and Pingree 1975:29, 2.
8
Reiner and Pingree 1981:3.8a; l0a; lid; 13.5; 17.14.
9
Harper 1892-1914, no. 470, Oppenheim 1969.
10
Walker 1989:10.
11
Rochberg-Halton 1989:111ff.
12
Sachs 1952:54ff.
13
Bottéro 1974:175; 111.
14
Sachs 1952:60f.
15
Ibid. 57f.
16
Ibid.65ff.

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