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The Almagest: A Mathematical and Astronomical Treatise

By |2019-08-24T03:43:51+03:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Almagest is a 2nd-century Greek-language mathematical and astronomical treatise on the apparent motions of the stars and planetary paths, written by Claudius Ptolemy. The Almagest is of the most influential scientific texts of all time, it canonized a geocentric model of the Universe that [...]

Who are Anunnaki?

By |2019-08-11T01:37:02+03:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The Anunnaki are a group of deities that appear in the mythological traditions of the ancient Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, and Babylonians. Descriptions of how many Anunnaki there were and what role they fulfilled are inconsistent and often contradictory. In the earliest Sumerian writings about them, [...]

Atlas: The God with the World Upon His Shoulders

By |2018-10-23T21:33:16+03:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In Greek mythology, Atlas was a Titan condemned to hold up the sky for eternity after the Titanomachy. Although associated with various places, he became commonly identified with the Atlas Mountains in northwest Africa (modern-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia). Atlas was the son of the [...]