Serpent in the Stars: Draco
Written by Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There are certain mythical creatures that seem to exist in most cultures,
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Serpents in the Stars: The Hydra Constellation
Written by Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In modern astronomy, this constellation is often divided into two or four
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Crown of the Northern Skies: Corona Borealis
Written by Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In Eastern traditions, this constellation is called, rather humbly, the Broken Bowl.
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Everyone knows about the seahorse, but what about the star horse?
Written by Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The horse features relatively heavily in Greek mythology, with Hesiod referring to
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The Eagle, or Aquila, Constellation
Written by Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Zeus features heavily in a lot of starlore, and the Eagle constellation
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Hevelius' ursa major
The Bear in the Big Blue Abyss: Ursa Major
By Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom When you look up at the twinkling stars in the velvet sky, what
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Ptolemy, the Man who Reached the Stars
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom   The study of the earth, stars and space started millennia ago. With
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Aristarchus of Samos: Prophet of Astronomy
In a recent article, I mentioned Galileo and his idea of heliocentrism. Heliocentrism is the idea that the Earth revolves
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Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World
By Ḏḥwty, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Astronomy is often considered to be one of the oldest branches of science. In
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The Eastern Roman Empire’s Legacy to Astronomy
By Monica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Decades ago, the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for corruption and
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