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Non-Eratosthenic Astral Myths in the Catasterisms

Jordi Pàmias    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Espanya    

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abstract

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.

Pubblicato
01 Settembre 2017
Accettato
31 Marzo 2017
Presentato
13 Gennaio 2017
Lingua
EN
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-7543-440-3
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-165-2

Keywords: EratosthenesPythagoreanismAstral MythologyCastasterism

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