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Lenie Reedijk Wrote:
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> The temples with azimuths closest to due south
> (see the diagram by Agius & Ventura reproduced in
> my AOM article) were the earliest to be built,
> following the precession curves for the rising and
> setting positions of Sirius
.
1st Thus, the very small
> temple of Hagar Qim North, with an azimuth of 186,
> was the earliest, directed to the setting point of
> the star in around 9,150 BC,
2nd closely followed by
> the Tarxien Early temple with an azimuth of 170,
> which was directed to the rising point of Sirius
> in around 9,050 BC, and so on.

The diagram shows
> the shift in the orientation of temple axes in
> easterly direction for those built to point to the
> rising position of the star, and the shift in
> westerly direction for those orientated to its
> setting.

2nd to last - The list of dates which can be calculated
> in this manner ends with the largest temples,
> Hagar Qim Main with an azimuth of 128,7 built
> around 4,650 BC,

Last - with Ggantia South being the
> latest surviving temple, with an azimuth of 125,5,
> built in around 4,250 BC. The measurement of the
> azimuths is the sterling work of Agius and
> Ventura.


I think I've got you. I just wanted to be sure I'm on the same page, so here's my reading of what you're saying, based on the image I think you are referencing...

You propose a Sirian-precession chronology which has the first two and the last two such Malta temples having these locations? =

[imgur.com]

Thanks, PB



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 15-Mar-19 16:43 by Poster Boy.

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My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 609 Lenie Reedijk 09-Mar-19 11:17
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 60 Poster Boy 09-Mar-19 17:02
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 49 Eddie Larry 09-Mar-19 18:47
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 50 Poster Boy 09-Mar-19 20:50
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 50 Lenie Reedijk 10-Mar-19 08:53
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 50 Poster Boy 10-Mar-19 15:27
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 48 gulsbo 11-Mar-19 20:49
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 46 Lenie Reedijk 12-Mar-19 07:30
Orientation of Temples 48 Barbelo 11-Mar-19 23:25
Re: Orientation of Temples 41 Lenie Reedijk 12-Mar-19 06:48
Re: Orientation of Temples 26 Barbelo 14-Mar-19 07:10
Re: Orientation of Temples 31 Lenie Reedijk 14-Mar-19 07:25
Re: Orientation of Temples 27 Barbelo 14-Mar-19 11:13
Re: Orientation of Temples 31 Lenie Reedijk 14-Mar-19 11:27
Re: Orientation of Temples 32 Poster Boy 14-Mar-19 19:07
Re: Orientation of Temples 17 Lenie Reedijk 15-Mar-19 16:03
Re: Orientation of Temples 29 Barbelo 15-Mar-19 00:54
Re: Orientation of Temples 33 Lenie Reedijk 15-Mar-19 05:27
Re: Orientation of Temples 30 Barbelo 15-Mar-19 11:13
Re: Orientation of Temples 33 Lenie Reedijk 15-Mar-19 11:23
Re: Orientation of Temples 27 Poster Boy 15-Mar-19 14:28
Re: Orientation of Temples 30 Lenie Reedijk 15-Mar-19 15:05
Re: Orientation of Temples 28 Poster Boy 15-Mar-19 15:10
Re: Orientation of Temples 47 Poster Boy 15-Mar-19 16:41
Re: Orientation of Temples 18 Lenie Reedijk 16-Mar-19 07:12
Re: Orientation of Temples 21 Poster Boy 16-Mar-19 14:07
Re: Orientation of Temples 22 Lenie Reedijk 16-Mar-19 14:09
Re: Orientation of Temples 26 Poster Boy 16-Mar-19 16:23
Re: Orientation of Temples 39 Corpuscles 15-Mar-19 21:46
Re: Orientation of Temples 39 Lenie Reedijk 17-Mar-19 14:36
Re: Orientation of Temples 28 Corpuscles 17-Mar-19 21:23
Re: Orientation of Temples 32 Lenie Reedijk 18-Mar-19 05:40
Re: Orientation of Temples 36 Corpuscles 19-Mar-19 23:14
Re: Orientation of Temples 20 Lenie Reedijk 20-Mar-19 03:53
Re: Orientation of Temples 28 Corpuscles 20-Mar-19 10:38
Re: Orientation of Temples 22 Lenie Reedijk 20-Mar-19 11:28
Re: Orientation of Temples 30 Corpuscles 20-Mar-19 12:25
Re: Orientation of Temples 25 Lenie Reedijk 20-Mar-19 13:06
Re: Orientation of Temples 28 Poster Boy 20-Mar-19 14:21
Re: Orientation of Temples 21 Corpuscles 21-Mar-19 01:07
Re: Orientation of Temples 16 Poster Boy 21-Mar-19 03:09
Re: Orientation of Temples 20 Corpuscles 21-Mar-19 04:17
Re: Orientation of Temples 17 Poster Boy 21-Mar-19 04:43
Re: Orientation of Temples 27 Corpuscles 21-Mar-19 05:22
Re: Orientation of Temples 22 Poster Boy 21-Mar-19 16:10
Re: Orientation of Temples 19 drrayeye 21-Mar-19 19:45
Re: Orientation of Temples 20 Corpuscles 21-Mar-19 20:38
Re: Orientation of Temples 15 Poster Boy 21-Mar-19 21:27
Re: Orientation of Temples 14 Corpuscles 21-Mar-19 23:42
Re: Orientation of Temples 18 Poster Boy 22-Mar-19 00:14
Re: Orientation of Temples 9 Corpuscles 22-Mar-19 03:56
Re: Orientation of Temples 23 Poster Boy 22-Mar-19 14:33
Re: Orientation of Temples 37 Barbelo 15-Mar-19 21:51
Re: Orientation of Temples 35 Corpuscles 15-Mar-19 22:27
Re: Orientation of Temples 42 Barbelo 16-Mar-19 00:46
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 45 Thunderbird 17-Mar-19 17:57
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 25 Lenie Reedijk 19-Mar-19 11:50
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 18 Poster Boy 19-Mar-19 16:04
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 16 Lenie Reedijk 19-Mar-19 16:23
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 20 Poster Boy 19-Mar-19 16:36
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 36 Thunderbird 19-Mar-19 17:15
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 39 Lenie Reedijk 19-Mar-19 17:50
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 40 Eddie Larry 19-Mar-19 17:58
Re: My research clearly indicates that Precession was observed in Malta as early as the Mesolithic, more than 11,000 years ago. Is this unthinkable? 30 cladking 23-Mar-19 15:29
Not quite--suggested rewording 23 drrayeye 23-Mar-19 17:59
Re: Not quite--suggested rewording 23 Lenie Reedijk 23-Mar-19 18:14
Re: Not quite--suggested rewording 26 Poster Boy 23-Mar-19 20:15
Re: Not quite--suggested rewording 29 Lenie Reedijk 24-Mar-19 06:41
Re: Not quite--suggested rewording 18 Poster Boy 24-Mar-19 15:03


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