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Antichthon is a musical group.
- album: "Through the Rupture of Dimensions"
"Antichthon" is an award-nominated book by Chris Scott.
- award: - Governor General's Award for English-language fiction nomination for Chris Scott
Antichthon is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies. The focus of the journal is ancient Greece and Rome, however, its scope is broadly defined so as to embrace the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean from the beginnings of civilisation to the Early Middle Ages.
- official website: www.ascs.org.au//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21&Itemid=45
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by Theresa Bane
Antichthon. A planet created by the Pythagoreans, Antichthon (“opposite earth”) was intended to bring the number of movable heavily bodies, the earth, five planets, ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
ANTICHTHON, an-tik'thon [Gr. anti, opposite; chthon, earth] : in Pythagorean astronomy, supposititious invisible planet that continually opposes the earth and eclipses the central fire, round which it supposedly revolved.
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
ANTICHTHON ; from avn, and X6W, earth; in ancient astronomy, a globe of earth resembling ours, and supposed to be moving round the sun, but invisible to us, because on the opposite side ; that luminary being always exactly interposed ...
ON ENTIRE NEW AND APPROVED PLAN, AND INCLUDING ALL THE Modern Discoveries and Latest Improvements on the Various Subject. CONTAINING A NEW, FULL ... DIGEST AND DISPLAY OF THE WHOLE Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, AND ALL THE VARIOUS RESPECTIVE SCIENCES, HUMAN AND DIVINE. Alphabetically Arranged, and Digested in the Most Complete, Regular, and Systematical Manner. Together with Full, Clear, and Satisfactory EXPLANATIONS of ALL THE VARIOUS DETACHED PARTS OF KNOWLEDGE, ACCORDING TO THE BEST AND MOST RESPECTABLE AUTHORITIES. Comprizing a Regular and General Course of ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE, From the Very Earliest Ages of the World, Down to the Present Time. Including All the Latest DISCOVERIES and IMPROVEMENTS in the Various Branches of the ARTS and SCIENCES, PARTICULARLY Acoustics ... Zoology, &c. &c. &c. The Whole Entirely Freed from the Many Errors ... of Other Writers on the Various Subject; And Forming a More METHODICAL, INTELLIGENT, and COMPLETE REPOSITORY of GENERAL and UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, Than Any Other Cyclopaedia ... in the English Language. Illustrated with Near Two Hundred Very Large Superb COPPER-PLATES, Accurately Descriptive of All the Numerous and Various Important Subjects to which They Refer. IN THREE LARGE HANDOSME VOLUMES. by George Shelby Howard
ANTICHTHON, in astronomy, signifies a kind of globe, or earth, resembling our's, and in like manner moving round the sun, but invisible to us, because on the opposite side of the sun, that luminary being still exactly interposed between this ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
ANTICHTHON; from avri, and x0av, earth; in ancient astronomy, a globe of earth resembling ours, and supposed to be moving round the sun, but invisible to us, because on the opposite side; that luminary being always exactly interposed ...
Encyclopedia of Cremation (2010)
by Douglas J. Davies, Lewis H. Mates
'Building a Roman Funeral Pyre', Antichthon , ...
antichthon (an-tik'thon), n.; pl. antichthones (-tho -néz). # L. antichthones, pl., (Gr. divTí36oveç, Pl: the people of an opposite hemisphere, ( avrixflow, sing., an opposite hemisphere; in the Pythagorean system of ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1901)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
Of the sacred fire, the hearth of the universe, with suns and planets and the earth's double antichthon revolving round it, the whole enclosed in a crystal globe with nothing outside, . . . we find no mention in these verses [of Hierocles].
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Antichthon, an-tik'thon. An inhabitant of an opposite hemisphere. Anticlinal, an-ti- kli'nal. Inclinin opposite di- r e c ti o ns. A line, or axis, the ridge o f a wave -like curve, the strata dipping from it on either side ; opposed to synclinal. Antic ne mi ...
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