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Myths and Marvels of Astronomy: A Science, Myth, Astronomy, History Classic By Richard A. Proctor! AAA+++
     

Myths and Marvels of Astronomy: A Science, Myth, Astronomy, History Classic By Richard A. Proctor! AAA+++

by Richard A. Proctor
 
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The chief charm of Astronomy, with many, does not reside in the wonders revealed to us by the science, but in the lore and legends connected with its history, the strange fancies with which in old times it has been associated, the half-forgotten myths to which it has given birth. In our own times also, Astronomy has had its myths and fancies, its

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The chief charm of Astronomy, with many, does not reside in the wonders revealed to us by the science, but in the lore and legends connected with its history, the strange fancies with which in old times it has been associated, the half-forgotten myths to which it has given birth. In our own times also, Astronomy has had its myths and fancies, its wild inventions, and startling paradoxes. My object in the present series of papers has been to collect together the most interesting of these old and new Astronomical myths, associating with them, in due proportion, some of the chief marvels which recent Astronomy has revealed to us.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014477611
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
04/30/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
295 KB

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