New Discoveries about the Mathematical and Astronomical Knowledge of Ancient Egypt

The doctoral thesis of architect Miquel Perez-Sanchez opened new perspectives about mathematics, geometry, astronomy, and geodesy in Ancient Egypt, and, in a special way, in the monumental collection of Giza.

Online PR News – 25-May-2012 – Spain – The doctoral thesis of architect Miquel Perez-Sanchez opened new perspectives about mathematics, geometry, astronomy, and geodesy in Ancient Egypt, and, in a special way, in the monumental collection of Giza.

After presenting the discoveries in the College of Architects of Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain, Miquel Perez-Sanchez will give a series of conferences based on his studies about Giza.

In this series of conferences, some of the questions that the essay has planted will be disclosed, with the intention of stimulating knowledge in turn of the uses and the scientific achievements that permitted the accomplishment of great works like the Giza collection in ancient times.

The conferences will be celebrated on the 22nd and 31st of May, as well as the 6th and 14th of June, in the ceremony hall of the Delegation of the CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) in Catalunya, in Barcelona.

Tuesday, the 22nd of May, the series will start with the conference THE GREAT PYRAMID OF CHEOPS ( KHUFU): RECONSTRUCTION AND CHRONOLOGY. The presentation will be introduced by Gabriel Ferrate Pascual, Doctor of Engineering, ex-director of the UPC, and Carles Ferrater Lambarri, Doctor of Architecture and department head of the UPC.

Thursday, the 31st of May 2012 will be centred around THE MONUMENTAL COLLECTION OF GIZA AND THE ENIGMA OF THE SPHINX, with an introduction by Ferran Sagarra Trias, Doctor of Architecture and director of the ETSAB (UPC), and Octavi Piulats Riu, Doctor of Philosophy, professor of the UB, and Egyptologist. Wednesday, the 6th of June, the conference will be about THE BENNU OR PHEONIX: FROM EGYPTIAN MYTH TO ASTRONOMIC REALITY, with an introduction from Carles Miralles Sola, Doctor of Greek Philosophy and department head of the UB, and Emili Elizalde Rius, Doctor of Physics and research professor of the CSIC.

Lastly, on Thursday the 14th of June, the conference ATLANTIS: FROM PLATONIC MYTH TO PROTOHISTORIC REALITY will take place. The introduction will be by Joan Gomez Pallares, Doctor of Latin Philology and department head of the UAB, and Josep Muntanola Thornberg, Doctor of Architecture and ex-director of the ETSAB (UPC). All conferences will be opened to the general public.

AGENDA:

Days: May 22nd and 31st, June 6th and 14th, 2012
Time: 6:00 P.M.
PLACE: Delegation of the CSIC in Catalunya
Egipciaques 15, Barcelona.
Tel. 93 443 27 59 | http://www.residencia-investigadors.es

For information in Spanish: Antiguo Egipto Online

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