They also possessed lists of the fixed stars, and drew up tables of the times of their heliacal risings.
"The Babylonian Legends of the Creation" by British Museum
We recognize to-day this "heliacal rising" of the stars.
"The Astronomy of the Bible" by E. Walter Maunder
Implying hereby the Heliacal ascent and Cosmical descent of those stars.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)" by Thomas Browne