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The Modern Scholar: Lore of the Stars: The Mythological Narrative of the Night Sky | [Professor Timothy B. Shutt]

The Modern Scholar: Lore of the Stars: The Mythological Narrative of the Night Sky

One of Kenyon College’s most honored professors, Timothy B. Shutt is widely renowned as a gifted polymath and lecturer. The night sky was the ancient world’s cinema, and storytellers have used this panorama to weave fascinating tales since the earliest days of mankind. This captivating series of lectures explores the mythological sagas found in the night sky and the history behind the names of the great constellations.
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One of Kenyon College’s most honored professors, Timothy B. Shutt is widely renowned as a gifted polymath and lecturer. The night sky was the ancient world’s cinema, and storytellers have used this panorama to weave fascinating tales since the earliest days of mankind. This captivating series of lectures explores the mythological sagas found in the night sky and the history behind the names of the great constellations.

©2013 Timothy B. Shutt (P)2013 Crescite Group, LLC

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    Really good intro to cover what the constellations and their connection to ancient mythology is. I was looking for a book like this and I found it! I've been getting into naked-eye astronomy and wanted to understand what the stories were that caused the Greeks and Romans to put these figures in the sky.

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