Studies of Occidental Constellations and Star Names to the Classical Period: An Annotated Bibliography

Web Site For Gary D. Thompson, Melton West, Australia



Introduction to the Web Site

Section One (1): Introduction to the bibliography.

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Summary References on Constellations and Star Names

Section Two (2): References suitable for a quick overview.

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Annotated Bibliography

Section Three (3): Geographical listing (1) - Babylonian, Greek, Roman, other European.

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Section Four (4): Geographical listing (2) - Egyptian, Jewish, Persian, Arabic.

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Section Five (5): Other (1) - General references, astronomical mythology, related studies.

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Section Six (6): Other (2) - Star maps, references with extensive bibliographies, non-western constellations and star names.

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Section Seven (7): Relevant topics.

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Links to Publications

Section Eight (8): Related and interesting links.

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Miscellaneous Historical Essays

Section Nine (9): Essays.

(Draft essay(s) revised November 29, 2015, 5:15 pm)

Scanned Articles on the Constellations

Section Ten (10): Scanned articles.

(Articles changed/added June 1, 2013, 8:30 pm)

History of Constellation and Star Names

Section Eleven (11): Illustrations (Artifacts, Cuneiform Tablets, Title Pages).

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Pioneers in the Recovery of Babylonian Astronomy

Section Twelve (12): The Recovery of Babylonian Astronomy.

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Autobiographical Details

Section Thirteen (13): Personal background.

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