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Zodiac
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(Zodiakos: ζῳδιακὸς κύκλος/zōidiakós kýklos, Lat. zodiacus or signifer, literally: 'circle of animals').

Name    

Name    

Name    

Melothesia    

Twelve Gods    

English    

Greek    

Latin    

Ram    

Kriós    

Aries    

Head    

Minerva    

Bull    

Taûros    

Taurus    

Neck    

Venus    

Twins    

Dídymoi    

Gemini    

Shoulders, arms    

Apollo    

Crab    

Karkínos    

Cancer    

Chest    

Mercurius    

Lion    

Léōn    

Leo    

Flanks    

Iuppiter    

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Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster) and Hunger, Hermann (Vienna), “Zodiac”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1213810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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