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... helped simplify his calculations. He assumed that the body external to the Earth had no fields. This is similar to assuming that a magnet acts on a piece of common rock in the same way the magnet acts on another magnet. THE CAUSES Although there are numerous other examples, pursuing this line extensively does not add to the understanding of ... their own exclusiveness as a caste of specialists--as if I claimed omniscience and infallibility and as if I wrote a sacred book that fails for some possible error-are not first in their art. I shall quote Giordano Bruno, and one of the organizers of this symposium, Professor Owen Gingrich, Harvard's historian of science, is well familiar with Bruno's description ...
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512. Devi And Venus [Journals] [Kronos]
... great, terrible roar the entire sky was filled, and there was great reverberation. All the worlds shook. The seas trembled. The earth quaked and all the mountains rocked."(4 ) So also Pallas Athene sprang into birth "shouting a triumphant cry of victory .. . Great Olympus was profoundly shaken by the dash and ... The other epic is the Ramayana.] A similar hymn of praise in the Bhishma Parva refers to the Devi, i.e ., as "O thou that art always fond of buffalo's blood" but does not mention the Devi's victory over Mahishasura (although it does mention her victory over another asura, Kaitabha).(19 ...
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513. Chapter22
... her he learns love and the ways of man, and is lured into the city ( appendix #24 ). His first encounter with Gilgamesh is a fierce battle which rocks the community house and seems to damage the doorpost ( appendix # 25 ) until the king manages to subdue Enkidu and decides he is worthy of becoming his friend and ... At last they reach the far shore; there is Utnapishtim the Distant. The hero is puzzled: "I look upon thee, thine appearance is not different, thou art like unto me. My heart had pictured thee as one perfect for the doing of battle; [but] thou liest (idly) on (thy) side ...
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... those longed-for peace times: they balanced their stone tables' so precisely that they became masterpieces of equilibrium. In some cases, the touch of a hand is sufficient to rock the covering stone. Yet the whole set-up looks as though the miraculous positioning was no accident, as though gravity was being tested. In view of such constructions we ... the history books because contacts with the late XII Dynasty can be shown to have existed. However since we published the results of our work on the history of technology and art in Egypt [4 ], it is clear that this late Middle Kingdom does not belong to the beginning of the second millennium, but to the 8th to 6th ...
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515. Heinsohn's Ancient "History" [Journals] [Aeon]
... that its beginnings are as yet obscure. All we know for certain is its first application in the great account of Darius' exploits found on the Bisitun (Behistun) rock in Media...The Old Persian script is not a development of the Mesopotamian cuneiform, which was already more than two millennia old by that time, but ... From 550 BC to 650 AD (London, 1996), p. 45. [35] D. Stronach, "Anshan and Persia: Early Achaemenid History, Art and Architecture on the Iranian Plateau," in J. Curtis (ed.), Mesopotamia and Iran in the Persian Period: Conquest and Imperialism 539-331 BC ( ...
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... precious metals, on door sockets, maceheads, bricks, clay well as on tablets, statues in both stone and metal, steles and native rock."(16) It should also be noted that archival and antiquarian interests are not modern phenomena. Ashurbanipal's great library, for which the scribes manufactured so many ... . Not a single character on the funerary items at Ur is shown riding Scythian fashion astride a horse, or even an ass. Also, one need not be an art historian to notice the striking difference between the objects found at Ur and those of Scythian workmanship. Granted, both sets of items are, in their own way, ...
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... to Begin A Correspondence However, as seductive as that milieu appears, it does not sit well with the accepted historical placement of Assuruballit's family and the links that are apparently rock solid in the eyes of most historians. Adad Nirari II, c. 900 BC, gives members of Assuruballit's family well-attested prior chronological placements. If we are to ... the words of his servant, and give life (provisions) to his servant, that his servant may live. Then will I defend his faithful city... Art thou kindly disposed towards me? What shall I do in my solitude? Behold, thus I ask day and night. ' On reading EA 74 we find that ...
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... reminiscent of the symplegades-motive. (46) Here, it will be remembered, the hero barely succeeds in passing through some treacherous feature of the natural landscape such as clashing rocks, while his evil pursuer is caught and killed. (47) The slaying of the Pharaoh, similarly, given his explicit identification with the dragon Rahab in Rabbinic ... age of gold, to make a perfect reign a present reality. (43) What was true for ancient architecture was also true of ancient law, sacrificial rites, art, sports, war, etc. In each case the local custom was expressly patterned after the divine prototype revealed in the distant past. A recurring theme in Eliade's ...
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519. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... that its composition is similar to that of the Australasian/Indian Ocean tektites (dated at circa 700,000 years old) but is different from that of other lunar rocks. He sees this evidence as supporting his lunar volcano theory (for which see WORKSHOP 3:1 , p.18) but it could equally well support other ... envisaged. Provenance of Sheba?source: Second German Television, 21.15hrs, 20.1 .84 Nel Kluitman reports that Hermann Schlenker, in a programme on Art in Ethiopia, made an interesting observation relevant to the problem of the homeland of the Queen of Sheba. Schlenker was dealing with the legendary descendents of the Queen of ...
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520. Whence Homo? [Journals] [Aeon]
... possible hearths, charred bones, and charred soils where kills were made. (33) In France there is alleged evidence of dwellings, thought to have been constructed of rocks and branches. (34) Sites have been excavated which are believed to have been Homo erectus hunting camps. (35) They contain bones of now-living species of ... , or vine. Long sticks are broken to the right length and stripped of any leaves they might bear. Young chimpanzees are not initially interested in catching termites. The art of stick making and termite hunting has to be learned. And making and using the stick correctly requires practice. Chimpanzees also make sponges from leaves to absorb hard-to-reach water ...
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