A Babylonian astronomical diary recording the death of Alexander the Great. Because of the cyclical nature of astronomical phenomena, historians were able to use the astronomical data recorded at the time to determine his death as between the evenings of June 10 and June 11, 323 BC. [4000×2826]

A Babylonian astronomical diary recording the death of Alexander the Great. Because of the cyclical nature of astronomical phenomena, historians were able to use the astronomical data recorded at the time to determine his death as between the evenings of… Continue Reading