Pleiades - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a cluster of bright stars
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from the time when the Pleiads have set* until the spr
the very setting of the Pleiads, & with the Pleiads you
reach near to the seven Pleiads, inflexible, unshakable,
not the setting of the Pleiads, ** nor the waves of the
ather, and night sets when the Pleiads are half-way up the
this instance uses 'doves' for 'Pleiades,' and it is with reference
to the constellation of the Pleiades ; hence also the story
poetic custom, has called the Pleiades 'Peleiades.'
that though only six Pleiades can be seen, nevertheless
ich fell at the setting of the Pleiades.  However,
fear the setting of the Pleiads in the west, & that you
observing the rising of the Pleiads, those smaller stars which graze
and Little Bear and the Pleiades, and they told us that
to the constellations of the Pleiades and Hyades. For this reason,
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