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The Wise knew perfectly well that those story form riddles, myths and legends of the constellations contained deeper meanings. Aristotle (in his Metaphysics, x. 8) admits, with regard to those story form riddles hidden with in Greek mythology, that “much Wisdom had been lost”, and much "added after the mythical style," while some knowledge, "may have been preserved to our times as the remains of ancient wisdom." Polybius a Greek historian of the Mediterranean, and world famous for his book called. “The Histories”; in which he covered in detail the period of 220-146 BC; he also confesses, changes in those riddles hidden with in myths and legends were recognized as a "necessary means to (the Gatekeepers) political ends." Michael Neander (1529-1581) a German astronomer says that the connections between the constellations of the night sky and the ancient legends and riddles were "the fragments of a tradition, which transmitted the knowledge of divine things possessed in the earliest times.”

The riddles are answered by the names of the stars in the constellations them selves and by the relationship to their decon constellation that surrounding the main constellation.

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