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Omphalos!

Music

  1. "Omphalos!" a.k.a. "Omphalos" is a musical album of Kotebel.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  2. "Omphalos!" is a musical album of Nocturnal Emissions.
    • released on (15 years ago)

Writings

"Omphalos!" a.k.a. "Omphalos": Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot is a book by Philip Gosse, written in 1857, in which he argues that the fossil record is not evidence of evolution, but rather that it is an act of creation inevitably made so that the world would appear to be older than it is. The reasoning parallels the reasoning that Gosse chose to explain why Adam had a navel: Though Adam would have had no need of a navel, God gave him one anyway to give him the appearance of having a human ancestry. Thus, the name of the book, Omphalos, which means 'navel' in Greek.

  • also known as "Omphalos: an attempt to untie the geological knot"
  • author: Philip Henry Gosse
  • subject: Creation

Film

"Omphalos!" a.k.a. "Omphalos" is a 2014 American science fiction film produced by Red Giant Media It is written and directed by Gabriel Judet-Weinshel.

Miscellanea

Omphalos! a.k.a. Omphalos: An omphalos is a religious stone artifact, or baetylus. In Greek, the word omphalos means "navel". In Greek lore, Zeus sent two eagles across the world to meet at its center, the "navel" of the world. Omphalos stones marking the centre were erected in several places about the Mediterranean Sea; the most famous of those was at Delphi. Omphalos is also the name of the stone given to Cronus. In the ancient world of the Mediterranean, it was a powerful religious symbol. Omphalos Syndrome refers to the misguided belief that a place of geopolitical power and currency is the most important place in the world.

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