Non-Eratosthenic Astral Myths in the Catasterismslock_openopen access checkpeer reviewed
Two astral myths are studied in order to show that a catasterismic tradition ran parallel to the Eratosthenic one in Antiquity. Eratosthenes absorbed these interpretations into his mythographical handbook by cancelling those elements that contained a religious or a philosophical significance.
keywords: Eratosthenes. Castasterism. Pythagoreanism. Astral Mythology.Submitted: Jan. 13, 2017