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Definition of Omphalos

Omphalos
Omphalos Om"pha*los, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Anat.) The navel.

Meaning of Omphalos from wikipedia

- An omphalos is a religious stone artifact, or baetylus. In Ancient Gr****, the word ὀμφᾰλός (omphalós) means "navel". In Gr**** lore, Zeus sent two eagles...
- The omphalos hypothesis is one attempt to reconcile the scientific evidence that the universe is billions of years old with a literal interpretation of...
- The Omphalos of Delphi is an ancient marble monument that was found at the archaeological site of Delphi, Greece. The omphalos represents the stone which...
- An omphalos is a type of ancient religious stone artifact. Omphalos may also refer to: Omphalos Stone, a stone in Gr**** mythology Omphalos (book), by...
- Omphalos? Only this really (and perhaps paradoxically): that we can devise no way to find out whether it is wrong—or for that matter, right. Omphalos...
- called "Omphalos," where they hope to put a stop to the disastrous experiment that may be at the root of their troubles. But the road to "Omphalos" isn't...
- sovereign country named Ladonia. In 1999, another sculpture, Omphalos (named after Omphalos, a small sculpture in the temple at Delphi, "marking the centre...
- considered the site to be the center of the earth, represented by a stone, the omphalos or navel, which Python guarded. Python became the chthonic enemy of the...
- under Cloud Gate's 12-foot (3.7 m) high arch. On the underside is the "omphalos" (Gr**** for "navel"), a concave chamber that warps and multiplies reflections...
- the omphalos of Delphi. One of the most intriguing features of Hagia Sophia is a marble section of the floor known as the Omphalos. The Omphalos is located...
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