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Star myths of the Greeks and Romans

a sourcebook containing the Constellations of Pseudo-Eratosthenes and the Poetic astronomy of Hyginus

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Published by Phanes Press in Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eratosthenes,
  • Hyginus,
  • Constellations,
  • Astronomy, Ancient,
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Mythology, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-277) and indexes.

    Other titlesConstellations ; and, Poetic Astronomy
    Statementtranslation and commentary by Theony Condos.
    ContributionsEratosthenes., Hyginus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB802 .S83 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL682518M
    ISBN 101890482927, 1890482935
    LC Control Number97029207


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