Shahristan, an Arabic author, says that the Arabs and Indians before his time had temples dedicated to the seven Planets. The Sun was figuratively said to die and be born again at the Winter Solstice; the games of the Circus, in honor of the invincible God-Sun, were then celebrated, and the Roman year, established.

Nowhere in the heavens are there, near the same meridian, so many splendid Stars. The sacred basilisc, in coil, with head and neck erect, was the royal ensign of the Pharaohs. Mortal Kombat 3 Midway.

April 30, Espionage. From the Sun it receives the senses and imagination, which produce sensation, perception, and thought. These Stars, we have shown, received early and particular attention from the astronomers and poets.