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ASTRONICA: Blessing or Nightmare for Astrology?
If NASA's engineers only had eleventh-century astronomy knowledge, do you think they could have landed the "Rover" on Mars? If modern day astrophysicists could only make use of ancient Assyrian astronomy, do you think they would have been able to...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Modern Science >> Astronomy
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 11
Chapter 11 11:1 And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. 11:2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, 11:3 Saying, Thou wentest in to...
New Testament >> The Acts
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 18
Chapter 18 18:1 After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 18:2 And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:)...
New Testament >> The Acts
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 23
Chapter 23 23:1 And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. 23:2 And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth. 23:3 Then said Paul...
New Testament >> The Acts
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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There are claims, of varying levels of veracity, that poison felled a long list of world leaders, including Alexander The Great, Roman emperors Augustus and Claudius, England's King John, Sweden's King Eric XIV, Korean Emperor Gojong, Pharoah Ptolemy ...
The Martellus Map
Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian mathematician, astronomer and geographer whose map-making skills were used by navigators well over a thousand years after his death in 170 AD. His greatest accomplishment was the Geography, in which Ptolemy ...
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In the second century BC, Hipparchus, a Greek philosopher, proposed a 24-hour clock and developed an early system of longitude based on 360 degrees. These were further divided into minutes and seconds by Claudius Ptolemy in about AD150. In the 18th ...
Have you seen the first known map of Ireland from 140AD?
Forget Google Maps: Have you seen the map created in 140AD which was the basis of all cartography to come. Photo by: Google Maps. A map created by Greek astronomer and cartographer Claudius Ptolemy, from around 140 AD, is considered to be the ...
Reassembling the Lost Library of a 16th-Century Magician Who Spoke to Angels
The 16th-century John Dee was a magician in the court of Elizabeth I, a man who had conversations with angels, an astrologer once imprisoned for predicting Queen Mary Tudor's death through her horoscope, and a spy. He signed his coded name as 007, ...

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