Dante and the Southern Cross

  title={Dante and the Southern Cross},
  author={J. J. Walker},
  • J. Walker
  • Published 1 December 1881
  • History
  • Nature
I HAD supposed the query—in reply to which I ventured to offer the very brief note which was printed in NATURE (vol. xxv. p. 173)—to have proceeded from some English reader, unacquainted with the various solutions of the difficulty involved in the question, which have been suggested, and who might have been satisfied with a reference to such a discussion of the matter as that in the “Cosmos,” by a critic in whom were united all the needful qualifications to a degree which can hardly be looked…