Ancient Star Maps Come from the Armenian Highlands

Ancient Star Maps Come from the Armenian Highlands

Several scholars (W. Alcott, Camille Flammarion, and others) argue that some part of modern astronomical knowledge, for example, the division of the celestial sphere into constellations, comes from a territory mostly occupied by the Armenian Highlands. From this point of view, rock astronomical paintings of the 8th-1st millennia BC discovered in Armenia are of significant …

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