Ali Baba

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AQUARIUM [11-15 / 0º-30º], one of the constellations in the "One Size Fits All" (1975) "universe", has a star named "Ali Baba".

Ali Baba is the poor woodcutter, immortalized in mythology and literature ("Arabian Nights") who gained entrance to the treasure cave of the 40 thieves by saying the magic words "Open, Sesame!". The Arabian Nights (a.k.a. "The 1001 Nights", or "Alf Laylah aw Laylah", meaning "a thousand nights and a night") are a collection of Persian, Arabian and Indian folk tales handed down through several centuries. There is no definitive text, but several variant manuscripts. One of the stories was titled "Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves"; another was titled "The Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor", and yet another "The Little Hunchback"...