Aristarchus


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Aristarchus

(ăr'ĭstär`kəs), in the New Testament, Macedonian companion of Paul.

Aristarchus

(a-ră-star -kŭs) See table at craters.

Aristarchus

[‚ar·ə′stär·kəs]
(astronomy)
A crater on the moon.
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Aristarchus of Samothrace (216-144 BCE) is the most famous Alexandrian grammarian and one of the most important scholars of antiquity, says Schironi, but his status made his books sources to mine rather than texts to copy, so his ideas now survive only in a vast array of fragments in other work.
(20) Pushkin either did not know that Bulgarin was the author of the article in question or did not wish to polemicize with him directly, preferring instead to respond to an anonymous modern Aristarchus (of Samothrace rather than Samos, of course) with tongue planted firmly in cheek.
Aristarchus was Paul's travel companion from Ephesus to Jerusalem to Rome (Acts 19:29, 20:4, 27:2; Colossians 4:10).
(20.) Aristarchus of Samos, in a remarkable insight, first proposed the suncentered solar system in the third century AD.
The book updated an idea originally advanced in ancient Greece by the Pythagoreans and by Aristarchus of Samos--namely, that the earth rotates on its own axis daily and revolves around the sun yearly.
It was filed by former Biliran Congressman Glenn Chong and taxpayers Manuelito Luna, Aristarchus Lamarck DC Luna and the Samahang Magbabasura Inc., and also sought a preliminary injunction to stop government agencies from using the national budget pending the resolution of the case.
Rather than a wholly unprecedented moment of cento, forcing the verses to support an entirely new genre and narrative purpose, (27) these lines initially seem to uphold a maxim of Homeric recension maintained by none other than Aristarchus, a maxim that Porphyry preserves: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (28) (Since I think it is only correct to clarify Homer through Homer, I drew up [this recension] using his own phraseology, when possible using parallels, otherwise adapting from elsewhere).
"Nachtklang." Martini Opicii Teutsche Poemata und Aristarchus. Strasburg: Zetzner, 1624.
I remind readers of an episode that occurred in 1975 when the late Patrick Moore issued an alert that a TLP was occurring in Aristarchus. Several members of the BAA Lunar Section--all veteran observers--confirmed the presence of anomalous colour, but they vehemently disagreed amongst themselves as to whether atmospheric dispersion was responsible.