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Berosus

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Berosus was a famous Mesopotamian priest and astrologer born about 330 b.c.e. He left his native land, settled on the Greek island of Kos, and taught astrology. Berosus is attributed with introducing astrology to the Greeks, in whose hands it was transformed from a priestly art into an empirical science.

Berosus

 

(also Berossus; Greek form of the Babylonian name Belrushu). Born circa 350 B.C.; died 280 B.C. Babylonian historian.

Because of military events in Babylonia, Berosus fled to Greece, where he founded an astrological school on the island of Cos. After returning to his homeland, he compiled a Greek history of Babylonia at the request of Antiochus I; this history was on local legendary and historical traditions. His works have not come down to us. Disconnected, mostly distorted data, attributed to Berosus through a series of intermediate sources, have been preserved in the works of classical and Byzantine historians.

REFERENCE

Schnabel, P. Berossos und die babylonisch-hellenistische Literatur. Leipzig, 1923.
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These taxa included the mayfly genus Callibaetis, the predaceous midge genus Chaoborus, and the hydrophilid beetle genus Berosus.
remator (Sharp) (Noteridae), Chaetarthria bruchi Balfour-Browne, Enochrus sublongus (Fall), Berosus paraguayanus Knisch, Derallus altus (Leconte) and Phaenonotum regimbarti Bruch (Hydrophilidae).
Each can be traced back to Berosus, a priest of Bel-Marduk, in the city of Babylon, at the time of Alexnder the Great.
Resumen: La tribu Berosini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) esta representada en America del Sur por los generos Berosus Leach, Hemiosus Sharp y Derallus Sharp.
Linne, Regimbartia attenuata (Fabricius), Berosus pulchellus Mackleay, Hydrovatus acuminatus Motschulsky, Hypophorus sp.
Por ejemplo, el astronomo babilonio Berosus, en el siglo tercero A.
A nivel de la composicion se aprecian diferencias importantes; la ausencia de Helophorus linearis en el cuerpo de agua mas limpio (AES) y el mas contaminado (RT), la presencia de Berosus moerens, B.
The content was falsely attributed to Berosus, Fabius Pictor, Cato, Manetho and others.
La familia Hydrophilidae es caracteristica de aguas contaminadas con abundante vegetacion acuatica y esta representada por los generos Berosus y Tropisternus, ambos con adultos y ninfas acuaticas.
C-R Dero (Aulophorus) furcatus * * ** * * C-R Dero (Aulophorus) vagus * * * * * C-R Nais communis * * * * * C-R Nais variabilis * * * * * C-R Slavina isochaeta * * * * * C-R Slavina evelinae * * * * * C-R Stephensoniana trivandrana * * * * * C-R Allonais inequalis * * * * * C-R Opistocystidae Opystocista funiculus * ** ** * * C-R Trieminentia corderoi * * *** * * C-R Tubificinae Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri * * * * ** C-R Aulodrilus pigueti * * * * * C-R Rhyacodrilinae Bothrioneurum americanum * * * * * C-R Insecta Ephemeroptera Caenidae * * * ** * C-R Coleoptera Berosus sp.