7 edition of Cosmas found in the catalog.
|Statement||Pierre de Calan ; translated by Peter Hebblethwaite.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2672.A347 C613|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||180 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||180|
|LC Control Number||80499451|
And from this description we not only learn concerning the luminaries and the stars that most of them, when they rise, run their course through the south, but from the same source we are taught that the Earth is surrounded by the ocean, and further that beyond the ocean there is another Earth by which the ocean is surrounded. The subtleties of Cosmas were left to the Greeks, for the most part; the western geographers who pursued his line of thought were usually content to stop short at the merely negative dogmas of the Latin Fathers; and no great support was given to the constructive tabernacle system of the Indian merchant. Now, such men cannot be with us at all; but they occupy a middle position, like empty houses standing high up in the air, without having either foundations in the earth below, or anything from above to hold them fast. Book VI, additional The size of the sun. He then became a monk, probably of Nestorian tendencies, and around AD wrote a strange book, copiously illustrated, which is the text presented here. Books 11 and 12 seem to have no connection with the main portion of the work, and may have been added by a later editor from other works by Cosmas, such as his work on Geography addressed to a certain Constantinus.
They practiced their profession in the seaport of Ayas, Adana, then in the Roman province of Syria. God was crucified for her as much as for you. Very correctly written and accented. Wolska-Conus describes McCrindle's version is being a little hasty, particularly in the theological portions, and a little prone to force the text in the direction of the droll and amusing in others.
And why have not the moon and the sun their epicycles? It is against such men my words are directed, for divine scripture denounces them, as of old it denounced the strangers sojourning in Samaria, because they feared God and burned incense and offered worship on the high places. S many as ardently desire true knowledge and are lovers of the true light, and earnestly endeavour to become fellow-citizens of the saints in the age to come, who regard the Old and New Testament as in reality divine scripture, who are obedient to Moses and the Christ, who follow out to the end the principles they have adopted, who acknowledge 8 that the world was produced by God out of mere nothing, and who believe that there is a resurrection of men and a judgment, and that the righteous shall inherit the Kingdom of Heaven; all these carefully examine the divine scriptures all throughout, to see whether in Moses, who wrote the account of the Creation, and in the other Prophets, they 9 contain descriptions of the places and figures of the whole creation, among which is indicated also the position of the Kingdom of Heaven, which the Lord Christ promises God will give to righteous men. But concerning these matters we shall not enter into any discussion just at present, since those persons sufficiently confute the one the other. But this could not be said by men in their sober senses.
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Cosmas tells us that he was a native of Egypt, probably of Alexandria. While an inmate of the monastery he wrote the "Topography" above mentioned, a work which gives him a position of importance among the geographers of the early Middle Ages.
We, too, my brethren, must reflect what an evil thing pride is - that it cast down the dcvil from angelic glory and he will always burn in Hades - and that humility kept the angels in Heaven, and they rejoice perpetually in the glory of the Holy Trinity. Milan, Ambrosian. And when they find the Old and New Testaments to be in mutual harmony, they abide therein firmly grounded and immovable, in nothing confounded by their adversaries.
Brand new Book. InCosmas was appointed prebendary canonicus of Praguea prestigious position. The argument is that it is the instrument o! The value of these passages rests on the methodical conscientiousness of the simple merchant, as it is seen, for example, in the careful copy of the so-called Inscription of Adulis Monumentum Adulitanum which has been preserved to Greek epigraphy only in the copy of Cosmas.
But tell me, ye souls that are so ingenious in tying and untying knots, if from their very nature they have motion, how comes it that they stand still? I have added a translation of the summary of contents to the front of McCrindle's translation.
But those on the other hand who prank themselves out in the wisdom of this world, and are self-confident that by scholastic reasonings they can comprehend its figure and position, scoff at all divine scripture as a mass of fables, stigmatising Moses and the prophets, the Lord Christ and the Apostles as idle babblers, 10  and given over to vain delusions; while with supercilious airs, as if they far surpassed in wisdom the rest of mankind, they attribute to the heavens a spherical figure and a circular motion, and by geometrical methods and calculations applied to the heavenly bodies, as well as by the abuse of words and by worldly craft, endeavour to grasp the position and figure of the world by means of the solar and lunar eclipses, leading others into error while they are in error themselves in maintaining that such phenomena could not present themselves if the figure was other than spherical.
This is mentioned by Montfaucon, and also by Omont, both of whom lead the reader to suppose Cosmas was the author of a commentary on the Psalms preserved herein.
All of them are in fact from the Christian Topography. We do not ask for ourselves only, but for all our relatives, families, friends, and enemies, so that, restored to health of soul and body, we can give glory to God, and honor to you, our saintly protectors.
Have death before your minds: the time when you will leave this unreal world and will go to the other one, which is eternal. But 12 further, we do not even see the heaven itself to be of one and the same colour, for, if it were asked from whence can we surmise that the cloud-like concretions which you have named the galaxy, and which you have so designated simply because of the difference of their colour, have derived their peculiar appearance, while the surface on which the ray of vision strikes is uniform?
Its habitable plane. And this we say from having seen that this city has been repeatedly overthrown by earthquakes; and not Antioch only but Corinth also, which has close at her hand the mob of the philosophers. I would spiritually suggest that you obtain this book to futher learn of the life of St.
Books 11 and 12 seem to have no connection with the main portion of the work, and may have been added by a later editor from other works by Cosmas book, such as his work on Geography addressed to a certain Constantinus. So then, professing themselves to be wise, they become fools, as says the blessed Paul the Apostle, having changed the glory of the uncircumscribed Deity to their own created souls, thus appropriating to themselves the glory due to God.
The very idea is, methinks, ridiculous. Winstedt had not seen it, however, but relied on a description by H. Athos in My Christian, you must love your wife as your companion, not consider her as your slave, for she is a creature of God, just as you are.Cosmas Indicopleustes sixth-century Byzantine author of Christian Topography (c.
), which marked the departure of European cosmology from the achievements of the classical system of Ptolemy and the adoption of scholastic theories. This work, which rejected the idea that the earth is round, played a major role in medieval astronomy and geography.
Aug 26, · Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Saint Cosmas of Maiuma, also called Cosmas Hagiopolites, Cosmas of Jerusalem, or Cosmas the Melodist, or Cosmas the Poet (d. or ), was a bishop and hymnographer (writer of hymns) of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Cosmas and Damian are depicted as supporters of the arms of the guild of barber-surgeons carved into a capital, 15th century, from the Carmes monastery in Trie-sur-Baïse in southwestern France. The inscription reads, “Saints Cosmas and Damian pray for us”.
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