Pape/Danforth Library: Archaeoastronomy: The Astronomy of Civilizations Past

John Percy
Dr. John Percy, Professor Emeritus, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us as Dr. John Percy discusses how and why astronomy was important to early civilizations ranging from the seagoing Polynesians, to the builders of Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, to our own First Nations. He will also briefly discuss the important roles of Chinese, Indian, and Islamic astronomy.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Toronto Public Library
Location: Pape/Danforth Program Room, 701 Pape Avenue, Toronto, ON  M4K 3S6

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