Web Site For Gary D. Thompson, Melton West, Australia
Location indicated as the University of Melbourne. Perhaps an evening talk circa early 1980's to the Existentialist Society, Melbourne.
Introduction to the Web Site
Section One (1): Introduction to the bibliography and essays.
(Last updated September 4, 2020, 8:30 pm)
Summary References on Constellations and Star Names
Section Two (2): References suitable for a quick overview.
(Last updated December 7, 2017, 12:45 am)
Section Three (3): Geographical listing (1) - Babylonian, Greek, Roman, other European.
(Last updated January 19, 2021 am)
Section Four (4): Geographical listing (2) - Egyptian, Jewish, Persian, Arabic.
(Last updated September 23, 2020, 11:30 am)
Section Five (5): Other (1) - General references, astronomical mythology, related studies.
(Last updated February 22, 2021, 9:30 pm)
Section Six (6): Other (2) - Star maps, references with extensive bibliographies, non-western constellations and star names.
(Last updated March 15, 2021, 3:00 pm)
Section Seven (7): Relevant topics.
(Last updated March 2, 2021, 8:00 am)
Links to Publications
Section Eight (8): Related and interesting links.
(Last updated November 4, 2017, 10:00 pm)
Miscellaneous Historical Essays
Section Nine (9): Essays and critiques on the origin and history of the Occidental constellations, and miscellaneous subjects. [Note: Work on the essays has peaked circa February 2021]
(Draft essay(s) last revised/added to December 28, 2020, 11:45 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): Episodic survey of the history of the Occidental/Oriental constellations, and significant investigators. [Note: Work on the essays has peaked circa February 2021]
(Draft pages content last revised/added to March 15, 2021, 6:45 pm)
Pioneers in the Recovery of Babylonian Astronomy
Section Twelve (12): The recovery of Babylonian astronomy. [Note: Work on the essays has peaked circa February 2021]
(Last updated February 28, 2021, 11:30 pm)
Section Thirteen (13): Personal background.
(Last updated March 5, 2020, 1:00 am)
Complete Index of all Essays and Critiques
Section Fourteen (14): History of star names and constellations: Complete index of astronomy essays.
(Last updated May 14, 2017, 4:30 pm)
Freethought and Skeptical Essays (No Astronomy Topics)
Section Fifteen (15): Miscellaneous freethought and skeptical essays written during the 1980s.
(Last updated May 28, 2020, 9:30 am)
Section Sixteen (16): Spare page (miscellaneous downloads).
All files comprising this website are © by Gary D. Thompson and intended for personal use only. Substantial reproduction for personal use does not require permission, as long as appropriate credit is given. Otherwise, use of material is subject to the provisions and restraints of applicable copyright law. Use of substantial material without appropriate credit is an infringement of copyright and when identified will be noted in the plagiarist section on Page 1. (Most references to sources for the essays posted have been removed to discourage plagiarism. Some writers have been reproducing material (usually slightly reorganised) and quoting sources to imply original work. Also, constant reference to source publications would detract from the easy accessibility of contents.) It is my intention to keep the website advertisement free (the site search engine being an exception).
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