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Star tales.

Author: Ian Ridpath
Publisher: Lutterworth, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A revised and expanded edition of the classic introduction to the myths and legends associated with the stars and constellations.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Ridpath
ISBN: 0718826957 9780718826956
OCLC Number: 18326418
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Preface Chapter One: Stars and storytellers Chapter Two: Star maps Chapter Three: The celestial eighty-eight Chapter Four: Obsolete constellationsSources and acknowledgements References Glossary of mythological characters Index


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'In this highly readable Star Tales ... Mr Ridpath has splendidly combined astronomy with the lore of classical mythology. 'Adrian Berry, Daily Telegraph'There is another way to look at [stars and Read more...

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