Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning

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Courier Corporation, Feb 28, 2013 - Science - 563 pages
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Star names, the zodiac, constellations; folklore, and literature associated with heavens. The basic book of its field. Fascinating reading solidly based on years of thorough research into astronomical writings and observations of the ancient Chinese, Arabic, Euphrates, Hellenic, and Roman civilizations.

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User Review  - Gavin White - Goodreads

A massive compendium of knowledge about the stars and constellations from all over the world. It has been the standard reference work for decades but it does show its age in many places. The weakest ... Read full review

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User Review  - Phil Slattery - Goodreads

Excellent source of information for anyone interested in the mythology behind the stars and constellations--no matter what the nationality or culture. Read full review

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