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The Angel of the Prairies; A Dream of the Future by Elder Parley Parker Pratt

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THE ANGEL OF THE PRAIRIES; A DREAM OF THE FUTURE, BY ELDER PARLEY PARKER PRATT, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A. PRATT, PUBLISHER. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: DESERET NEWS PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ESTABLISHMENT. 1880 p.3 PREFACE. THE thrilling and interesting narrative contained in this little book, though setting up no claim to being an authentic or infallible prophecy, yet ...

An Introduction to Astrology by William Lilly Zadkiel [1852]

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An Introduction to Astrology by William Lilly Zadkiel, ed. First published in 1647, as Christian Astrology, this is one of the best known post-classical works on Astrology. the present edition, heavily edited by 'Zadkiel,' was released under the current title in 1852. As the planet Uranus ('Hershel'), discovered in 1781, is mentioned throughout, and Neptune, discovered in 1846, ...

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THE SAND-RECKONER of Archimedes Translated by Thomas L. Heath [1897]

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THE SAND-RECKONER Of Archimedes Translated by Thomas L. Heath (Original publication: Cambridge University Press, 1897). Scanned, Proofed, and Formatted by John Bruno Hare at sacred-texts.com. This text is in the public domain in the United States because it was published prior to 1923. I have altered the formatting of the mathematical proof areas slightly due to the limitations ...

Moon Lore by Rev. Timothy Harley [1885]

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  Moon Lore by Rev. Timothy Harley   Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text Written just eighty-four years before Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon, this is a Victorian collection of moon lore: myths, folklore, superstitions and just plain whimsy from all lands. Although contemporary astronomers had fairly well wrapped up the question of whether there was water and ...

Solar Biology by Hiram E. Butler [1887]

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  Solar Biology by Hiram E. Butler   Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text The next time someone asks you "what's your sign" as an icebreaker, remember Mr. Hiram E. Butler. Hiram Butler put forward a radically simplified version of astrology during the 19th century. Up until then, astrologers had laboriously plotted out the configuration of the planets, including exact ...

Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans by Franz Cumont [1912]

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  Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans Franz Cumont   Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text This is a study of star-worship by Franz Cumont. At the turn of the 20th century, Cumont collected all available astrological and astronomical texts from antiquity. This book summarizes his knowledge and theories on this subject. Cumont shows that astronomical knowledge ...

The Book of Talismans, Aulets and Zodiacal Gems by William Thomas and Kate Pavitt [1922]

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  The Book of Talismans, Amulets and Zodiacal Gems by William Thomas and Kate Pavitt   Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text This is a study of the symbolism of precious stones, and how they have been used as magical objects through the ages, both intrinsically, and as a vehicle for symbolic engravings. The Pavitts cover Hindu, Jewish, Chinese, ...

Harmonies of the World by Johannes Kepler tr. by Charles Glenn Wallis [1939]

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  Harmonies of the World by Johannes Kepler tr. by Charles Glenn Wallis   Contents    Start Reading Nature, which is never not lavish of herself, after a lying-in of two thousand years, has finally brought you forth in these last generations, the first true images of the universe. By means of your concords of various voices, and through your ears, she ...

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