10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MACROBIAN»
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Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient View of Blacks
Uneasy lest he commit sacrilege, Sabacos voluntarily retired from Egypt after he
had been terrified by a dream that he would assemble Egyptian priests and put
them to death.55 Like Sabacos, the king of the Macrobian Ethiopians, called the ...
Planetary Diagrams for Roman Astronomy in Medieval Europe, ...
Macrobius prescribes the order of the planets at three different places in his
commentary; only two of these passages seem to influence the Macrobian
diagrams. One order appears in the text's description of the planetary
Bruce Eastwood, Gerd Grasshoff, 2004
Implicit Understandings: Observing, Reporting and Reflecting ...
In the Macrobian maps, so called because the type first appears in manuscripts of
the fifth-century A.D. author Macrobius' Commentary on the Dream of Scipio, five
habitable and uninhabitable zones or parallels of latitudes divide the globe.37 ...
Ordering the Heavens: Roman Astronomy and Cosmology in the ...
In such a case the Àdelity of the diagram to its text or to its exemplar is of
secondary importance as we have seen with the Macrobian planetary
conÀguration. The determination of Dungal, discussed in Chapter Two, to modify
the planetary ...
The Last Pagans of Rome
In most of the fifty-seven passages the Macrobian Servius cites for their originality
, the real Servius has no note at all. Where he does, it is not enthusiastic.89 For
example, where the Macrobian Servius holds up vir gregis = he-goat (Buc. vii.
Ancient History: History of the Persians
After the conquest of Egypt, Cambyses resolved to make war in three different
quarters : against the Carthaginians, Ammonians, and Macrobian, or long-fived
Ethiopians. The first of these projects he was compelled to abandon, the
European Perceptions of Terra Australis
Of particular interest in the Macrobian map is the polar zone identified as Frigida
Australis. ... What is most remarkable about the Macrobian map is the difference
in size of the southern land mass, much larger than that of the northern ...
Historical Sketches of the Ancient Negro
THE MACROBIAN ETHIOPIANS. By Herodotus. Cambyses planned three
several expeditions, one against the Carthaginians, another against the Ammoni-
ans and a third against the Macrobian Ethiopians, who inhabit that part of Libya
Edward E. Carlisle, Josephine E. Carlisle, 1998
The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought
In contrast are those maps of the Macrobian type. In their purest form they are
region-centered, saying little or nothing, however, about the peoples, cities, or
other works of man in each region. They are primarily concerned with theoretical
John Block Friedman, 2000
Birth Passages: Maternity and Nostalgia, Antiquity to ...
The earliest stage of the protagonist's dream, recapitulating Macrobian dream
theory, links the content of dreams with the occupations and waking concerns of
the dreamer: dreams contain the objects of desire or aversion that common
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MACROBIAN»
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Toulouse hunt: AK-armed 'scooter-shooter' trapped in house
“There are probably now hundreds of young men possibly women also in France, of Macrobian background a lot of them, but who are French ... «RT, Mar 12»
Antiquarian books to go
The Macrobian map is especially prized because the word ''antipodes'' is used to describe the southern land mass. The copy for sale comes ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 11»