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The New Patterns in the Sky: Myths and Legends of the Stars

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Provides astronomical data on the constellations and relates myths and legends associated with each one.

Synopsis:

The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars. Written for the non-specialist and widely respected by professional planetarians, this book provides a substantive review of the familiar star lore that has developed among the world's cultures. A classic in astronomy, this book describes the rich body of celestial lore that has developed among the world's cultures.

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ISBN:
9780939923045
Author:
Staal, Julius D.
Publisher:
McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company
Author:
Staal, Julius D.
Location:
Blacksburg, Va. :
Subject:
Astronomy - Star Guides
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
Stars
Subject:
Constellations
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Stars (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)
Subject:
Constellations -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Stars -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 26
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
7.73x4.61x.76 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars. Written for the non-specialist and widely respected by professional planetarians, this book provides a substantive review of the familiar star lore that has developed among the world's cultures. A classic in astronomy, this book describes the rich body of celestial lore that has developed among the world's cultures.
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