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Bibliotheca Classica: Or, a Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious ... - Page 50
by John Lemprière, William Park - 1852 - 780 pages
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The History of Philosophy, from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the ...

William Enfield, Johann Jakob Brucker - Philosophy - 1791 - 628 pages
...are gods, that is, inhabited and animated by portions of the divinity; that the fun has the highefl place in the heavens, the moon the next, and the planets and fixed ftars the loweftj that the earth is a globe placed in the middle of the univerfe, and remains in its...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 1

John Aikin, William Enfield, Thomas Morgan, Mr. Nicholson, William Johnston - Biography - 1799
...with the spheres in which they are placed ; that they are gods and are inEnumerable ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next,...earth is placed in the midst of the universe as in я common centre ; and that the sun is twentyeight times larger than the earth. The doctrine of Anaximander...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1799
...with the spheres in which they are placed ; that they arc gods and are innumerable ; that the sun ha« the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next, and the planets and axed stars the lowest ; that the earth is placed in the midst of the universe as in a common centre...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Science - 1809
...fire, which are carried about in their spheres, and that these spheres are gods ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next,...planets and fixed stars the lowest ; that the earth is a globe, placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its place, and tliat the sun is 28 times...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography & Autobiography - 1812
...that they are gods, that is, inhabited and animated by portions of the divinity ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next,...planets and fixed stars the lowest ; that the earth is a globe placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its place ; and that the sun is twenty-eight...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...inhabited and animated by portions of the ivinity ; that the sun has the highest place in the hea» yens, the moon the next, and the planets and fixed stars the lowest j that the earth is a globe placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its place ; and that...
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The History of Philosophy: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

William Enfield - 1819
...that they are gods, that is, inhabited and animated by portions of the Divinity ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next,...planets and fixed stars the lowest ; that the earth is a globe placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its place ; and that the sun is twenty-eight...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...fire, which are carried about in their spheres, and that these spheres are gods ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next, and the planets and fixed surs the lowest; that the earth is a globe, placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its...
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A New Universal Biography: First series, from the creation to the birth of ...

John Platts - Biography - 1825
...fire, which are carried about in their spheres, and that these spheres are gods ; that the sun has the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next,...planets and fixed stars the lowest ; that the earth is a globe, placed in the middle of the universe, and remains in its place, and that the sun is twenty-eight...
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History of Greece

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1838
...610 B. c. He adopted in part the opinions of Thales, but differed from him on various points. He held that the sun occupies the highest place in the heavens, the moon the next, and the stars the lowest. He asserted that the sun is twenty-eight times larger than the earth, and that the...
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