Title

Constellations and named stars

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Publication Title

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

Department

Physics

Abstract

Unmatched in scholarship and diversity, The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the definitive reference work for the study of the ancient world. This work is written and edited by an internationally diverse team of editors and contributors. Provides clear, concise, definitions and explanations of the key people, places, and events in ancient history. Spans the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. Covers the entire ancient Mediterranean world including the Near East and Egypt.