A new historical relation of the kingdom of Siam
- La Loubere, Simon de
- Print Source:
- London: Printed by F.L. for Tho. Horne ... [and 2 others], 1693
- Publication Info:
- Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Library
- Table of Contents:
- "Chapter II. : A continuation of the Geographical Description of the Kingdom of Siam, with an account of its Metropolis.""Chapter VII. : Of the State Officers, and particularly of the Techary Calla-hom, and of the General of Elephants.""Chapter VIII. : Concerning the Art of War amongst rthe siameses , and of the Forces by Sea and Land.""Chapter XVIII. : Of the Election of the Superios, and of the Reception of the Talapoins and Talapoineffes."Chapter XXIV. : Of the Fabulous Stories which the Talapoins and their brethren have framed on their Doctrine."Rules of the Siamese Astronomy, for calculating the Motions of the Sun and Moon, translated from the Siamese, and since examined and explained by M. Cassini, a Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences.""XII. A Correction of the lunar Months, and of the Solar Synodical years of the Indians. | XIII. The difference between Solar Synodical, and the Tropical years of the Indians.""XV. The Great Lunisolar Equinoxial period, conformable to the preceding correction. | XVI. A Modern Epocha of th New Moons, extracted from the Indian Epocha.""XVII. Modern Epocha's of the Apogaeum, and Node of the Moon. | XVIII. An Epocha of the new Moons near the Apogaeum, and the Nodes of the Moon, and the middle Equinox of the Spring.""XIX. An Ancient Astronomical Epocha of the Indians. | XX. The Relation of the Synodical years of the Indians, to those of the Cycle of the Chinese of 60 years."XXII. Lunisolar Periods composed of whole Ages. | XXIII. An Astronomical Epocha of the years of Jesus Christ.