Non-Eratosthenic Astral Myths in the Catasterisms
Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Espanha
Submitted 13 Jan 2017
Accepted 31 Mar 2017
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.
Eratosthenes. Castasterism. Pythagoreanism. Astral Mythology.