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pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe

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In such matters, this alea always steered a course closer to highland Mexico than to the Maya lowlands, a fact that impinges strongly on how best to interpret the cosmogonical structure of the Popol vuh.
He did not base his cosmogonical and ontological conclusions, as the others did, on observations of the natural world.
Several pages are spent reproducing the Indo-Iranian, Zoroastrian, Vedic, and later Mithraic cosmogonical schemes (pp.
45) Within the Argonautica, Orpheus soothes the quarrel of Idas and Idmon with his cosmogonical song, with the result that [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1.
Auguste Blanqui will push the belief in the repetitiveness of cosmogonical cycles to the realm of the absurd in his odd essay L'immortalite par les astres.
If there are no novel words, then novelty evanesces, and without the cosmogonical potential of new talk, immobility and stasis render the world lifeless.
The former has a large-scale model in Hesiod's Theogony, which serves as a cosmogonical prelude to Eoiai; and the latter is represented by the Homeric ecphrasis of the shield of Achilles, in which the three world divisions and heavenly bodies (Il.