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The star of Bethlehem : the legacy of the Magi

Author: Michael R Molnar
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For two millennia, scientists have searched the heavens in vain for an astronomical explanation of the Star of Bethlehem. Intrigued by the image of a ram looking back at a star that he found on the latest addition to his coin collection, Michael Molnar thought there might be more to learn by looking, instead, at the theories of ancient astrologers."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Molnar
ISBN: 0813527015 9780813527017
OCLC Number: 40589382
Description: xvi, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. A Mysterious Star --
3. The Dawning of the First Millennium --
4. Secrets of Regal Horoscopes --
5. Astrological Portents for Judea --
6. Epilogue --
App. A. Defining the Position of the Zodiac --
App. B. Astrological Influences --
App. C. The System of Mundane Houses and Cardinal Points --
App. D. Regal Horoscopes.
Responsibility: Michael R. Molnar.

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Using clues from astronomy, astrology, and history, Molnar has woven together an intriguing scientific detective story that aims to resolve one of the world's greatest mysteries: The Star of  Read more...

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