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Aratus: Phaenomena

Aratus Phaenomena Aratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This

  • Title: Aratus: Phaenomena
  • Author: Aratus
  • ISBN: 9780521607124
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Paperback
  • Aratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC, famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs, and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This volume presents for the first time in English an edition of the poem with a full introduction, a facing translation and a line by line commentary The text is based on a newAratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC, famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs, and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This volume presents for the first time in English an edition of the poem with a full introduction, a facing translation and a line by line commentary The text is based on a new reading of the manuscripts, including one not used before The work provides a valuable basis for further research on Aratus and on Hellenistic poetry in general.

    ARATUS, PHAENOMENA Theoi Classical Texts Library ARATUS OF SOLI was a Greek poet who flourished in Macedonia in the early Crd B.C His only surviving work is the Phaenomena, a book describing the constellations and weather signs. Callimachus, Hymns and Epigrams. Aratus Aratus r e t s Greek c BC BC was a Greek didactic poet.His major extant work is his hexameter poem Phenomena Ancient Greek , Phainmena, Appearances Latin Phaenomena , the first half of which is a verse setting of a lost work of the same name by Eudoxus of Cnidus.It describes the constellations and Aratus Phaenomena Cambridge Classical Texts and Aratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC, famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs, and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets. Aratus Greek poet Britannica The Phaenomena of Aratus of Soli c c is a versification of a treatise on the stars by Eudoxus of Cnidus c c Chance has preserved the poems of Nicander probably nd century on the unlikely subjects of cures for bites and antidotes to poisons. Biblical Archaeology To the Unknown God Bible History TO THE UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, the One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you God, who made the world and everything in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands. Ian Ridpath s Star Tales E very night, a pageant of Greek mythology circles overhead Perseus flies to the rescue of Andromeda, Orion faces the charge of the snorting bull, Botes herds the bears around the pole, and the ship of the Argonauts sails in search of the golden fleece. SCORPIUS Skorpios Giant Scorpion of Greek Mythology Scorpion, Athenian red figure pelike Cth B.C British Museum SKORPIOS Scorpius was a giant scorpion sent by Gaia the Earth to slay the giant Orion when he threatened to slay all the beasts of the world Orion and the Scorpion were afterwards placed amongst the stars as the constellations of the same name The two opponents are never seen in the sky at the same time for as one Hyades mythology In Greek mythology, the Hyades h a d i z Ancient Greek , popularly rain makers or the rainy ones from hyo I fall as rain, but probably The Celestial River Identifying the Ancient Egyptian The Celestial River Identifying the Ancient Egyptian Constellations Alessandro Berio Rio de Janeiro, Brazil alessandro ber Abstract WHILE the descriptions of many of the Greek constellations found in the works of Eudoxus BC and in The Phaenomena of Aratus BC may have originated from an Assyrian source circa BC Schaeffer, , many of the Greek Dionysius Periegetes, Description of the Known World With This is an edition and translation of a minor Greek geographer Not much is known about him other than he was writing during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian and that he was from Alexandria.

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    1. Pretty good. I only gave a cursory scan of the commentary which makes up the majority of this.ntary. But from what I read of it, it seemed just fine. I found the intro informative; not thoroughly, but not excessively either. It has some nice comments about the cultural milieu and the style. I really picked this up to have a quick read through of the translation with the Greek facing, which I'd say this book performed that task completely. The translation is prose which doesn't stay true to the h [...]

    2. Aratus was the first ever poem writer of antiquity that's describing the 48 ancient Constellations and most prominent stars in his famous poem "Phenomena".

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