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Author Allen, Richard Hinckley, 1838-1908.

Title Star names : their lore and meaning / Richard Hinckley Allen.

Published New York : Dover Publications, 1963.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xiv, 563 pages ; 22 cm
Notes "T 1079"
"An unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published ... in 1899, under the former title: Star-names and their meanings."
"Partial list of authors, authorities, and books of reference cited in this work" : p. 555-563.
Includes index and bibliographical references.
Summary Star names, the zodiac, constellations; folklore, and literature associated with heavens. Based on years of thorough research into astronomical writings and observations of the ancient Chinese, Arabic, Euphrates, Hellenic, and Roman civilizations.
Subject Constellations.
ISBN 0486210790