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Dating Problems in Cuneiform Tablets concerning the Reign of Antigonus Monophthalmus
Journal of the American Oriental Society
Vol. 121, No. 4 (Oct. - Dec., 2001), pp. 645-649
Published by: American Oriental Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/606506
Page Count: 5
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In the course of research on cuneiform tablets no fewer than three years have been identified with the first year of Antigonus Monophthalmus (317/16, 316/15, and 315/14 B. C.). Thanks to a better knowledge of the astronomical goal-year texts, a better reading of the Saros Tablet, and the recent publication of a new Saros cycle text, the so-called Solar Saros, the correct equation (1 Antigonus = 317/16 B. C.) is now clear.
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