omphalos


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Synonyms for omphalos

a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

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Or there's a limited run of Omphalos posters designed by The Kazimier and local artist Jo Wilson.
El segundo es la introduccion de un nuevo tipo: el Apolo sentado en el omphalos.
Against the top-down, hierarchical vision of a cosmic mountain or omphalos, with the king at its centre, picture a hidden Java shaped to local impulses, honeycombed from within.
En esa via, puede resultar polemica la tesis de Rincon respecto al "centro periferico del posmodernismo", como se titula uno de sus articulos: "La significacion de Macondo como un espacio comprimido y punto de organizacion del mundo, como una entidad topografica extrana y no extrana al mundo moderno que es a la vez omphalos, centro del universo" (1996: 52).
Coup de grace execution's devolution, assassination of desire the air is charged with an omphalos hit
The goddess's image, which appears at Delphi as the omphalos, may originally represent a "white mound of tightly packed ash, enclosing live charcoal" preserving fire without smoke.
Sivan selects seven periods: after the failure of the Second Jewish Revolt in 138 when the Rabbis still understood the city as the cosmic omphalos (navel); the foundation of the church of the Holy Sepulchre (335), effectively ending the Roman city of Aelia Capitolina; bishop Cyril (ca, 350) who gave Jerusalem its Christian omphalos in the Holy Sepulchre; the failed attempt by the emperor Julian (355-363) to allow a return to a Jewish city; the conflicted visit of the empress Eudocia in 438; Jerusalem of the emperor Justinian (483-565), who elevated the see to the fifth imperial patriarchate; finally the brier hectic period of Persian conquest, Christian re-appropriation, and Muslim triumph (614-638).
8) Yet Ptolemy's map also lacks what Klein describes as "a focus, an omphalos," when compared to earlier renderings of the globe, such as the medieval mappa mundi, centred on Jerusalem.
Mientras Campano (Madrid, 1948) llevo a cabo varias obras de corte fovista en las que representaba paisajes clasicos, Omphalos (1985), Sicilia (Madrid, 1954) pinto varios cuadros durante su estancia en Paris en 1983 sobre la Puerta de Alcala o el Edificio Espana, asi como vistas de la Bastilla de Paris.
Enzensberger escribe que "la provincia esta en todas partes, porque el centro del mundo no se encuentra en lugar alguno, o a la inversa, porque en principio cabe admitir que su omphalos esta en cualquier lugar.
In pre-alphabetic societies, the first gods were goddesses and the fecund Great Mother was ensconced at the sacred center, the omphalos of her people.
Even the MCG, once the world omphalos of Test cricket, is now little more than one of a set of venues at which sport can be played out for the sake of telly and its advertisers.
The Idylls originated in Tennyson's sense of a sacred omphalos, some ultimate holy place, associated with "the sacred Mount of Camelot" ("earliest fragment," Memoir, 2:122).
Despues del despedazamiento de Dioniso-Zagreo (el cazador-cazado), dos tradiciones trataban del destino del dios descuartizado: segun una, convertida luego en doctrina orfica muy difundida, los Titanes devoraron los trozos del dios, en forma de toro, excepto el corazon, -eufemismo quizas de falo, temino clave de lo arreton (Kerenyi 1998: 183)-, desde el que procederia su segundo nacimiento, o, por el falo, la vida indestructible; segun la otra, Apolo recogio los trozos del hermano y los enterro en el Parnaso bajo el omphalos, el "ombligo del mundo" Lo que estaba abajo era el ambito del Dioniso subterraneo, del cual Apolo extraia sus revelaciones.