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n.1.A placing among the stars; a catalogue of stars.
The catasterisms of Eratosthenes.
- Whewell.
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In a few instances the comments are rather unhelpful: "a rare example of catasterism in Akkadian literature" (p.
He uses a variety of frames to approach and interpret the portrayal of the natural world: catasterisms, cosmology, geography, topography, landscape, and physics.