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date: 26 October 2020

Pléiade, La. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Author(s):

Gordon Campbell

The Pleiades form a cluster of stars in the constellation of Taurus; only six are visible to the naked eye, but the cluster was commonly said to have seven stars. In Greek mythology the Pleiades were seven sisters, the eldest of whom, Electra, was a lost Pleiad, and so not represented by a star. In ... ...

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