Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sources of Planetary Names

Sources of Planetary Names


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2. Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends, by Thomas G. Thrum; AMS Printing Inc., New York, 1907.
3. Oceanic Mythology, by Roslyn Poignant; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1967.
4. Australian Legendary Tales, collected by K. Langloh Parker; Angus & Robertson, Brighton, 1963.
5. Aboriginal Myths and Legends, selected by Roland Robinson; Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1969.
6. Dreamtime: Australian Aboriginal Myths, text by Charles Mountford; Rigby Ltd., Adelaide, 1965.
7. Nomads and Empire Builders: Native Peoples and Cultures of South America, by Carleton Beals; Citadel, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1965.
8. The Indian Background of Colonial Yucatan, by R. L. Roys; Gordon Press, New York, 1976.
9. Kiowa Tales, by Elsie W. Parsons; The American Folklore Society, vol. XXII, New York, 1929.
10. Myths and Tales of the Jicarilla Apache, by Morris Edward Opler; The American Folklore Society, G. E. Stechert & Co., New York, 1938.
11. The Book of the Navajo, by Raymond Friday Locke; Mankind Pub. Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 1976.
12. Indian Mythology, by Veronica Ions; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1967.
13. African Mythology, by Geoffrey Parrinder; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1967.
14. South American Mythology, by Harold Osborne; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1968.
15. Chinese Mythology, by Anthony Christie; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1968.
16. Japanese Mythology, by Juliet Piggott; Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1969.
17. Norse mythology; lists provided by Kaare Aksnes.
18. List compiled by V. G. Teifel.
19. The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves; Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
20. American Men and Women of Science; R.R. Bowker, New York, 1982, 1989, 1994.
21. Handbook of Greek Mythology, by H. J. Rose; E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1959.
22. Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative, by Herbert Mason; Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Mass., 1971.
23. The Lost Gods of England, by Brian Branston; Thames & Hudson Ltd., London, 1957.
24. Orisha: The Gods of Yorubaland, by Judith Gleason; Atheneum, New York, 1971.
25. Ainu Creed and Cult, by Neil Gordon Munro; Columbia University Press, New York, 1963.
26. North American Indian Mythology, by Cottie Burland; Paul Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1968.
27. The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore; Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
28. The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse; Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates; Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
29. Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers; Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
30. Comparative Cultures; Human Relations Area File Inc., New Haven, Conn.
31. Gods, Heroes, and Men of Ancient Greece, translated by W. H. D. Rouse; The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., New York, 1957.
32. Myths of the Greeks and Romans, by Michael Grant; World Publishing Company, New York, 1962.
33. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros, by Edith Hamilton; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass., 1942.
34. African Myths and Tales, edited by Susan Feldmann; Dell Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1970.
35. Gods and Myths of Northern Europe, by H. R. Ellis Davidson; Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
36. National Geographic Atlas of the World: National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 1970 (and other editions).
37. Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, by Keith Baines; Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1962.
38. Njal's Saga, by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Paulsson; Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1975.
39. The Age of Fable, by Thomas Bulfinch; The Heritage Press, New York, 1942.
40. Primal Myths: Creating the World, by Barbara C. Sproul; Harper & Row, New York, 1979.
41. The Iliad of Homer, translated by Benjamin Smith and Walter Miller; MacMillan & Co., New York, 1944.
42. Beowulf, translated by Burton Raffel; The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., New York, 1963.
43. Dictionary of Classical Mythology, by J. E. Zimmerman; Harper and Row, New York, 1971.
44. The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum; Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
45. Tales of Yoruba Gods and Heroes, by Harold Courlander; Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1973.
46. List of famous women provided by the National Organization for Women.
47. Giants, by David Larkin and Sarah Teale; Harry Abrams, Inc., New York, 1979.
48. Letter from G. H. Pettengill to Venus Task Group, April 27, 1977.
49. Letter from M. Ya. Marov to G. H. Pettengill, September 8, 1977.
50. List compiled by N. P. Erpylev; includes names from various Russian legends.
51. Letter from M. Ya. Marov to G. H. Pettengill, January 3, 1981.
52. Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton; Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
53. Myths and Folklore of the Temiskaming Algonquin, and Timagami Ojibwa, by F. G. Speck; Canada Department of Mines Memoir 71, Ottawa, 1915.
54. The New Century Handbook of Classical Geography, edited by Catherine B. Avery; Meredith Corp., New York, 1972 (and other editions).
55. Webster's New Geographical Dictionary; G. & C. Merriam Co., Springfield, Mass., 1972, 1977.
56. Everymans Classical Atlas, by J. Oliver Thomson; J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London, 1963.
57. Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi; Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
58. Letter from M. Ya. Marov to Harold Masursky, March 19, 1979.
59. The New Encyclopaedia Britannica; Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
60. Proceedings of the General Assembly in Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, vol. XB, 1958, through XXVB, 2003.
61. List of radar scientists provided by G. H. Pettengill.
62. List of names for Mars in various languages provided by Carl Sagan.
63. List supplied by N. P. Erpylev.
64. Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes; Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
65. Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
66. Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller; Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
67. The System of Lunar Craters, Quadrants I, II, III, IV; by D. W. G. Arthur and others; Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, vol. 2, no. 30, 1963; vol. 3, no. 40, 1964; vol. 3, no. 50, 1965; vol. 5, no. 70, 1966.
68. World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus; Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968; New York, 1973.
69. World Mythology, edited by Roy Willis; Henry Holt & Co., New York, 1993.
70. Letter from V. Straizys (Lithuanian Astronomical Council, Vilnius, Lithuania) to G. Burba, October 7, 1991.
71. Mars and its Satellites, A Detailed Commentary on the Nomenclature, 2nd edition, by Jürgen Blunck; Exposition Press, Smithtown, New York, 1982.
72. Soviet Men of Science, by John Turkevich; Van Nostrand Company, Princeton, New Jersey, 1963.
73. McGraw-Hill International Atlas; McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1963.
74. The Times Atlas of the World, Comprehensive Edition; The Times of London in collaboration with John Bartholomew & Son Ltd., Edinburgh, 1971 (and other editions).
75. Webster's Biographical Dictionary; G. & C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
76. Who's Who; St. Martin's Press, New York, 1974.
77. Observatories of the World, by Siegfried Marx and Werner Pfau; Van Nostrand, Reinhold Co., New York, 1982.
78. The Oxford Companion to Art; Oxford University Press, London, 1970.
79. Cassel's Encyclopaedia of World Literature; William Morrow & Company Inc., New York, 1973.
80. Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
81. Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan; Kodansha Ltd., New York, 1983.
82. Information supplied by V.V. Shevchenko, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow.
83. Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes; Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
84. Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood, by Merlin Stone; Beacon Press, Boston, Mass., 1984.
85. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Illustrated; Avenel Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1975.
86. The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves and other Little People, by Thomas Keightley, Avenel Books, New York, 1978.
87. Italo Calvino, by Martin McLaughlin; Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1998.
88. Astronauts and Cosmonautics Biographical and Statistical Data, revised June 28, 1985, prepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress; U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1985.
89. Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9; Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
90. Encyclopedia Americana, International Edition; Grolier Inc., Danbury, Conn., 1984, 1996.
91. The Rand McNally International Atlas; Rand McNally and Co., New York, 1980.
92. Fairies, by Brian Froud and Alan Lee; Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1978.
93. Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach; Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
94. List of names supplied by T. C. Owen.
95. Poem "Rape of the Lock" by Alexander Pope.
96. Green Mansions, by W. H. Hudson; AMS Press Inc., New York, 1923.
97. The Blue Bird (printed with The Betrothal), by Maurice Maeterlinck; Philosophical Pub. Co., Quakertown, Penn., 1987.
98. Female first names supplied by Russian members of WGPSN and task groups.
99. Index to Women of the World, by N.O. Ireland; F.W. Faxon Co., Westwood, Mass., 1988 (and other editions).
100. List provided by Women's Study Program, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
101. An Account of the Polynesian Race, by A. Fernandez; Tuttle Press, 1969.
102. List provided by V.G. Suriquez, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
103. Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends, A. Cotterell; Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1989.
104. Great North American Indians, by F. Dockstader; Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1977.
105. List provided by S.V. Meschel, University of Chicago.
106. List provided by The Age (newspaper), Melbourne, Australia.
107. List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
108. List provided by Mikhail Ya. Marov, Academy of Science, Moscow.
109. Dictionary of First Names, by Alfred J. Kolatch; Putnam Publishing Group, New York, 1990.
110. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, by I. Asimov; Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York, 1972.
111. The Book of Goddesses and Heroines, by P. Monaghan; Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul, Minn., 1990.
112. Great Folk Tales of Old Ireland, by Mary McGarry; Bell Publishing, New York, 1972.
113. Atlas of the Great Caves of the World, by P. Courbon, C. Chabert, P. Bosted, K. Lindsley; Cave Books, St. Louis, 1989.
114. Bulletin Volcanologique, by A. Atkinson, T.J. Griffin, P.J. Stephenson, 1975.
115. Exploration and Geology of Some Lava Tube Caves on the Hawaiian Volcanoes, by C. Wood; Trans. British Cave Res. Assoc., 1981.
116. Kartchner Cavern: Arizona's Newest State Park, by B.R. Tufts; Arizona Highways, vol. 65, 1989.
117. The Galileo Solid-State Imaging Experiment, by Michael J.S. Belton and others; Space Science Reviews, vol. 60, 1992.
118. The Blue Guides, Southern Italy, by L.V. Bertarelli; Macmillan & Co., London, 1925.
119. Guida D'Italia del Touring Club Italiano, by Abruzzo e Molise; Milano, 1965.
120. The Cave of Postojna and Other Marvels of the Karst, by Dr. A. Serko; Zavod Potojnske jame, Yugoslavia, 1958.
121. Memoirs of a Speleologist, The Adventurous Life of a Famous French Cave Explorer, by Robert deJoly; Zephyrus Press, New Jersey, 1975.
122. Viaggio in Italia, by Guido Piovene and Arnoldo Mondadori; Milano, 1966.
123. Pueblo Gods and Myths, by Hamilton A. Tyler; University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 1964.
124. Cathy Please Don't Move, by H.J. Bender; Make-A-Wish Foundation, Winchester, VA, 1989.
125. Women in Chemistry and Physics: A Bibliographic Source Book, eds.: L.S. Grinstein, R.K.Rose, M.H. Rafailovich; Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1993.
126. The Astronomy of the Australian Aborigines, by Roslynn D. Haynes; in The Astronomy Quarterly, vol. 7, Pergamon Press, 1990.
127. Goddesses in World Mythology, by Martha Ann and Dorothy Myers Imel; ABC-CLIO, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA 1993.
128. Celtic Myth and Legend, by Charles Squire; Newcastle Publishing Co., Hollywood, CA 1975.
129. Hammond Atlas of the World; Hammond Incorporated, Maplewood, NJ, 1999.
130. Women in Myth and Legend, by Patricia Monaghan; Junction Books, London, 1981.
131. Zhenshchina v mifakh i legendakh (Woman in mythes and legends); Encyclopedic Dictionary, Komus Publishing, Tashkent, 1992 (in Russian).
132. Letter from Jouko Raitala (University of Oulu, Finland) to G. Burba, February 26, 1991.
133. List of Estonian first names by Uku Hanni (Tartu University, Estonia) provided to G. Burba, June, 1986.
134. Almanac of Famous People, edited by Beverly Baer and Neil E. Walker; Gale Research Inc., Detroit, 1994.
135. Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends, by Arthur Cotterell; Macmillan Publishing, New York, 1989.
136. Norse Mythology: Legends of Gods and Heroes, by Peter Andreas Munch; The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, 1942.
137. The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya, by Mary Miller and Karl Taube; Thames and Hudson, New York, 1993.
138. Commemoration of Prof. André Cailleux, by E. Dudich; International Union of the History and Philosophy of Sciences, International Commission of the History of the Geological Sciences (INHIGEO), 1987.
139. International Who's Who 1992-93; Europa Publications Limited, London, 1992 (and other editions).
140. National Atlas of the United States of America; U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., 1970.
141. Discovery, by Eric Flaum; Gallery Books, New York, 1990.
142. From Carnac to Callanish, by A. Burl; Yale University Press, New Haven, 1993.
143. The Gods of the Egyptians, by E.A. Wallis Budge; Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1969.
144. Myths of the North American Indians, by C. Taylor; Barnes & Noble, New York, 1995.
145. Springs of Florida, by Jack C. Rosenau, Glen L. Faulkner, Charles W. Hendry, and Robert W. Hull; U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin No. 31, 1977.
146. The Healing Gods of Ancient Civilizations, by Walter Addison Jayne, M.D.; University Books, Inc., New York, 1962.
147. Hawaiian Mythology, by Martha Beckwith; University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1970.
148. Priklyucheniya v Okeanii [Adventures in Oceania, in Russian], by M. Stingl; Pravda Publishers, Moscow, 1986.
149. A Dictionary of World Mythology, by Arthur Cotterell; Oxford University Press, Oxford/Melbourne, 1986.
150. Concise Guide to World Coalfields, compiled by World Coal Resources and Reserves Data Bank Services; International Energy Agency, London, 1983.
151. Coal: Availability, Mining, and Preparation, by James C. Hower, et al., in Encyclopedia of Energy Technology and the Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1995.
152. Dictionary of Irish Mythology, by Peter Berresford Ellis; Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
153. Slovar' slavyanskoy mifologii [Dictionary of the Slavic mythology]. - Nizhniy Novgorod, 1995 (in Russian).
154. Letter from Lisa Leghorn (Rigdzin Ling, Junction City, CA, USA) to Merton and Louise Davies, May 15, 1990.
155. G:otter in Planeten und Monden, by J. Blunck; Verlag Harri Deutsch, Frankfort a/M, Thun, 1987.
156. The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri; Mentor Books, New York, 1954.
157. Great Figures of Mythology, by Peter Clayton; Crescent Books, New York, 1990.
158. Kakadu, Looking After the Country-the Gagudju Way, by S. Breeden and B. Wright; Prentice Hall, Paramus, New Jersey, 1990.
159. Random House Webster's Dictionary of Scientists; Random House, New York, 1996.
160. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, by Peter Berresford Ellis; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992.
161. Who's Who in the Moon; B.A.A. Historical Section Memoir #1, London, 1938.
162. Article by F. Fischer, Prague, 1937.
163. Email message from Cacique Pedro Guanikeyu Torres, Principal Tribal Chief and Elder of the Jatibonicu' Taino Tribe of Puerto Rico (NJ-USA Taino Tribal Affairs Office, Vineland, NJ) of the Jatibonicu' Taino Tribal Nation of Boriken to J. Blue, October, 1999.
164. Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert; Random House Publications, New York, 1957.
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166. The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie; Macmillan Press, London, 1992.
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168. Sky & Telescope, New Track Media LLC, Cambridge, MA.
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171. Divine Horsemen: Voodoo Gods of Haiti, by Maya Deren; Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1970.
172. Notable Women in the Physical Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary, edited by Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer, Greenwood Press, Westport CT & London, 1997.
173. The Columbia Gazetteer of the World, edited by Saul B. Cohen; Columbia University Press, New York, 1998.
174. Guide to the Gods, by Majorie Leach; ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
175. The Encyclopeadia of Islam, edited by H.A.R. Gibb et al., E.J. Brill Academic Publishers; The Netherlands,1960 (and other editions).
176. The Great Soviet Encyclopedia; Translation of the Third Edition; Macmillan, Inc., New York, 1975.
177. The Argonautica, by Valerius Flaccus (with an English translation by J.H. Mozley); The Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge (Mass.), 1934.
178. Hyginus: Fabulae, edited by Peter K. Marshall; Stuttgart, 1993.
179. Reader's Digest Wide World Atlas; Reader's Digest Association, New York, 1979.
180. Atlas SSSR, 2nd edition, Moscow, GUGK, 1983 (in Russian).
181. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Major Works, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1983.
182. Oxford Classical Dictionary; Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
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184. NIH Record (National Institute of Health newsletter), March 8, 1988, page 7.
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189. Who's Who on the Moon, by Elijah E. Cocks and Josiah C. Cocks; Tudor Publishers, Greensboro, 1995.
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191. Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift; Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York, 1967.
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197. American Mineralogist, vol. 55, March-April 1970, page 569.
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199. Icarus, Vol. 12, No. 3, May 1970, pp. 498-499.
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201. Obituary for William M. Sinton, by John Spencer, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2004, p. 1685-1686.
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204. Collins Malay gem dictionary, by Abdul Rahman bin Yusop, Haji; Collins, London, 1976.
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206. Collection of Shotaro Miyamoto's Scientific Papers, Kyoto School of Computer Sciences, Kyoto, Japan, 1993.
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211. The Dictionary of Art, Vols. 1-33, edited by Jane Turne; Macmillan Publishers, New York, 1996.
212. The Work of Atget: Vol. 1, Old France, by Szarkowski and Hambourg; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981.
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224. Lost Horizon, by James Hilton; HarperCollins, New York, 2004.
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227. Larousse Dictionary of Writers, edited by Rosemary Goring; Larousse, New York, 1994.
228. History of Modern Art, by H.H. Arnason and M.F. Prather; Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1998.
229. Dune, by Frank Herbert; Chilton Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1965.
230. Foreign names in Russian Text, 3rd edition, by R.S. Gilyarevsky and B.A. Starostin; Moscow, 1985.
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236. Dictionary of Creation Myths, by David Adams Leeming and Margaret Adams Leeming; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994.
237. The Chinook Indians: Traders of the Lower Columbia River, by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown; Univ. Oklahoma Press, 1976.
238. The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya: An Illustrated Dictionary of Mesoamerican Religion, by Mary Miller and Karl Taube; Thanes & Hudson, London, 1993.
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245. Sun Songs: Creation Myths from around the World, by Raymond Van Over; Mentor Books, New York, 1980.
246. Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest, 2nd Ed., by Katharine B. Judson; A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1912.
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252. Lexicon Novinum Locorum, by Caroli Egger; Officina Libaria Vaticana, 1977.
253. News and Comments: Phobos, Nature of Acceleration, by E.J. Öpik; Irish Astronomical Journal, 6: 40, March, 1963.
254. Universe, Life, Intelligence, by I.S. Shklovsky; USSR Academy of Sciences Publisher, Moscow, 1962 (in Russian).
255. History of the Vestal Virgins of Rome, by T. Cato Worsfold; Kessinger Publishing, 1997.
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258. Roman Festival Calendar of Numa Pompilius, by Michael York; Lang, Peter Publishing, Inc., 1986.
259. Helena Agusta, by Jan Willem Drijvers; E.J. Brill, The Netherlands, 1992.
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