THE STARS IN MYTH AND FACT by Oral E. Scott

THE STARS IN MYTH AND FACT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Interesting interrelation of factual and legendary knowledge of the sky, relating the facts of the planets, signs and constellations to the fancies that have rounded them, and interpreting the customs, religious and philosophic ideas and beliefs they embodied. Here are the stories of the symbols and allegories of stellar lo, classical, worldwide application, the history of the stars and astronomy together with their traditions. The development of astrological meanings -- and the historical significance.

Pub Date: March 16th, 1942
ISBN: 1164509020
Publisher: Caxton