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The Ptolemaic Model The Galileo Project | Science | Ptolemaic System Luminarium Encyclopedia: Medieval Cosmology and Worldview File:Cellarius ptolemaic system c2.jpg - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Originally a fertility symbol, he became the sacred bull, or the 'Ba' of the creator god Ptah at the cult center of Memphis. The Apis was linked to Pharaoh as the divine manifestation of a god and the bulls became important enough to have a grand burial at...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Imhotep was a high courtier under King Djoser (Dynasty III), who was given the supreme privilege of having his name carved alongside that of Pharaoh himself. He held the offices of vizier and master sculptor. The Egyptian priest Manetho stated that he was the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Nit (Gr: Neith) Local goddess of Zau (Gr: Sais), known as early as the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Period when her influence probably was at its height. Earliest traces are her hieroglyph (crossed arrows on a shield) on a pole in front of the reed shrines...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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The Ptolemaic Geocentric Universe
The Ptolemaic universe is based on the assumption that all celestial objects can only move with perfect uniform circular motion.
Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics
Intrusion of Ptolemaic Reality in Cultic Practices in Qoh 4:17
Landing Interview for Ptolemaic Terrascope
Ptolemaic Terrascope, 2002. The band can be contacted via their website at www.landingsite.
All in the Family: Incest and the Ptolemaic Dynasty
brief look at the most convoluted skein of all: the Ptolemaic practice of incest.

Suggested News Resources

Kreis: A Ptolemaic policy pronouncement from Peter Shumlin?
by Opinion | August 5, 2011 Editor's note: Don Kreis is a member of the board of the Vermont Journalism Trust, publisher of Editor Anne Galloway of the news web site VTDigger.
Vail Valley Voices: Galileo and the church
For 17 years, Galileo taught and lectured on the Ptolemaic view of the universe — a system in which he did not believe.
Nearer God's Heart: The evolution of "truth"
Perhaps the most famous example of this would be the history of the Ptolemaic/Copernican theory that suggested the sun and all the planets revolved around the earth.
In the wake of Florence of Arabia
Ancient Friends & Distant Siblings
They created a great Hellenistic/Ptolemaic civilization that dominated the world for centuries, and their cities were the leading science and civilization centers and the lighthouses of the world.

Suggested Web Resources

Ptolemaic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ptolemaic Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ptolemaic Model
The Ptolemaic Model. Claudius Ptolemy lived in Rome around 100 AD.
Ptolemaic - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster

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