In alphabetical order by author:

  • Antpöhler, Werner.
    Newgrange, Dowth & Knowth: A visit to Ireland's valley of the kings.
    Mercier Press, Cork, Ireland, 2000. ISBN: 1-85635-317-6.

  • Aveni, A. F. (editor)
    World Archaeoastronomy
    University of Cambridge Press, 1989.

  • Bancroft, A. Origins of the Sacred: The Spiritual Journey in Western tradition.
    Arkana/Routledge and Kegan Paul/Methuen, 1967.

  • Battersby, W.
    The age of Newgrange. Astronomy & mythography.
    Costella Print Ltd, 1997 ISBN 0 9518651 3 7.

  • Battersby, W.
    Knowth, 10 ages.
    Costella Print Ltd, 1999 ISBN 0 9518651 4 5.

  • Bom, F.
    Eerste Nederlandse hunebedden gids.
    ISBN 90 202 5407 3, Ankh-Hermes bv, Deventer, 1978.

  • Brennan, Martin.
    The Boyne Valley Vision.
    ISBN:0-85105-362-9, 1980, The Dolmen Press, Portlaoise Ireland.

  • Brennan, Martin.
    The stones of time. Calendars, sundials and stone chambers of ancient Ireland.
    Inner Traditions International, 1994, ISBN 0-89281-509-1.

  • Brennan, Martin.
    The Stars and the Stones: ancient art and astronomy in Ireland.
    Thames and Hudson, London, 1983. ISBN: 0-500-01295-4.

  • Brown, P. L.
    Megaliths, myths and men: An Introduction to astro-archaeology.
    Blandford Press, 1976; Taplinger Publishing, 1976; Harper Colophon, 1978. ISBN 0-06-090578-6.

  • Burl, Aubrey.
    A guide to the stone circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany.
    1995, ISBN 0-300-06331-8, Yale University.

  • Burl, Aubrey.
    The Stone Circles of the British Isles
    Yale University, 1976, 7th printing, 1989, 410 pp, LC 75-43311, ISBN 0-300-02398-7.

  • Burl, Aubrey.
    Prehistoric Astronomy and Ritual.
    Shire, 1983.

  • Burl, Aubrey.
    Prehistoric Avebury.
    Yale University, 1979.

  • Burl, Aubrey.
    From Carnac to Callanish. The Prehistoric Stone Rows and Avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany.
    Yale University Press.

  • Childe, V.G.
    Maes Howe
    Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 88, 1954-1956, page 155-171.

  • Curtis, G.R. and M.R.
    Callanish. Stones, moon & sacred landscape.
    ISBN 0 9513804 5 1, 1994.

  • Dames, Michael.
    Mythic Ireland.
    Thames and Hudson, London, 1992. ISBN: 0-500-27872-5.

  • Harbison, Peter.
    Ancient Irish Monuments.
    Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1997. ISBN: 0-7171-2534-3.

  • Hegge, D. C.
    Archaeoastronomy in the Old World
    British library: X.622/13631.

  • Krupp, E. C.
    Archaeoastronomy and the roots of science.
    British library: X.421/25962 .

  • Mac Uisting, Liam.
    Exploring Newgrange.
    The O'Brien Press, Dublin, Ireland, 1999. ISBN: 0-86278-600-2.

  • Michell, John.
    At the Centre of the World: polar symbolism discovered in Celtic, Norse and other ritualized landscapes.
    Thames and Hudson, London, 1994. ISBN: 0-500-016-01607-0.

  • Moroney, Anne-Marie.
    Dowth: Winter Sunsets.
    Flax Mill Publications, Drogheda, Ireland, 1999. ISBN: 0-9533822-3-0.

  • North, J.
    Stonehenge, Neolithic man and the cosmos.
    Harper Collins Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0 00 255773-8.

  • O'Brien, Tim.
    Light Years Ago: a study of the cairns of Newgrange and Cairn T Loughcrew, Co. Meath, Ireland.
    Black Cat Press, Dublin, 1992. ISBN: 0-948050-08-X.

  • O'Kelly, Michael J.
    Archaeology and the Legend of Newgrange.
    Thames and Hudson, London, 1982. ISBN: 0-500-27872-5.

  • Papathanassiou M., Hoskin M., Papadopoulou H.
    Orientation of tombs in the leate-Minoan cemtry at Armenoi , Crete.
    Archaeoatronomy, 17, page S43-S55, 1993.

  • Papathanassiou M., Hoskin M., Papadopoulou H.
    Orientation of tombs at Armenoi , Crete.
    Appendix Archaeoatronomy, 18, page S43-S55, 1993.

  • Ponder, M.
    PI in the sky.
    The collins Press, 1997, ISBN 1-898256-33-0.

  • Ponting, M. and G.
    Decoding the Callanish complex.
    Some initial results Article out of B.A.R. 88, 1991; Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000 - 1500 B.C., editor Ruggles, C.L.N. and Whittle A.W.R., ISBN 0 86054 130 4 .

  • Roberts, J.
    The stone circles of Cork & Kerry: An illustrated map and astronomical guide.
    Bandia, Ireland, 1996, ISBN 1 9010 83 51 9.

  • Ruggles, Clive L.N.
    Archaeoastronomy in the 1990's.
    3rd Oxford International Symposium on Archaeoastronomy, Papers. 1993, British library: 93/21920.

  • Ruggles, Clive L.N. (editor).
    Records in stone, papers in memory of Alexander Thom
    ISBN 0-521-33381-4, 1988, Cambridge University Press.

  • Ruggles Clive L.N. and others.
    Megalithic astronomy: a new archaeological and statistical study of 300 western Scottish sites.
    1984, British Archaeological Reports, Oxford (BAR British Series 123), ISBN 0-86054-253-X.

  • Ruggles, Clive L.N.
    Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland.
    Yale University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-300-07814-5.

  • Santillana, G. de, and Von Dechend, H.
    Hamlet's Mill: An Essay on Myth and the Frame of Time.
    Gambit, 1969, David R. Godine, 1977, ISBN 0-87923-215-3, LC 69-13267.

  • Stout, Geraldine.
    The Bend in the Boyne: an archaeological landscape.
    Country House, Dublin, 1997. ISBN: 0-946172-57-9.

  • Streit, J.
    Sun and cross. From megalithic culture to early christianity in Ireland
    Floris books, 1984, ISBN 0-86315-157-4 .

  • Stuart, J.
    Notice of excavations in the chambered mound of Maes Howe in Orkney
    Proceedings of the society of Antiquity of Scotland, 5, page 248-278, 1965.

  • Sullivan, Danny.
    Wooden Books Ltd., Powys, Wales, 2000. ISBN: 1-902418-20-4.

  • Thom, Alexander.
    Megalithic sites in Britain.
    Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1967.

  • Thom, Alexander.
    Megalithic lunar observations.
    Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971

  • Thom, Alexander, and Thom, A.S.
    Megalithic remains in Britain and Brittany Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1978, ISBN 0-19-858156-4.



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