Pleiades   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org


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  Pleiades   - a cluster of bright stars
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Aelian:NA_5.12   from the time when the Pleiads have set* until the spr
AnthPal_7.534   the very setting of the Pleiads, & with the Pleiads you
AntipSid_7.748   reach near to the seven Pleiads, inflexible, unshakable,
AntipThes_11.31   not the setting of the Pleiads, ** nor the waves of the
Asclepiad_5.189   ather, and night sets when the Pleiads are half-way up the
Athen_11.489   this instance uses 'doves' for 'Pleiades,' and it is with reference
Athen_11.490   to the constellation of the Pleiades ; hence also the story
Athen_11.491   poetic custom, has called the Pleiades 'Peleiades.'
Athen_11.492   that though only six Pleiades can be seen, nevertheless
Joseph:AJ_13.237   ich fell at the setting of the Pleiades. [238] However,
Mnasalcas_12.138   fear the setting of the Pleiads in the west, & that you
Nicand:Th_120   observing the rising of the Pleiads, those smaller stars which graze
Plin:HN_6.87   and Little Bear and the Pleiades, and they told us that
Plin:HN_37.100   to the constellations of the Pleiades and Hyades. For this reason,


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