Omphalos

Means navel. A cult stone at Delphi, considered to be the centre of the world.

Omphalos

navel; refers to a round stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi which was said to be the middle of the earth.
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omphalos

In classical antiquity, a conical navel-stone, thought to mark the centre of the world, notably that in the temple of Apollo at Delphi in Greece. ...
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Omphalos

Omphalos: The omphalos (or omphalus) is also called the umbilicus or navel. 'Omphalos' is the Greek word for the navel. The decorative boss protruding from the center of a Greek warrior's shield was also called the omphalos, as was the knob at the center of a yoke. The omphalos was the 'center of anything.' The omphalos in the temple of Apollo at D...
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Omphalos

Om'pha·los noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] (Anat.) The navel.
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omphalos

<anatomy> The navel. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Omphalos

• (n.) The navel.
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omphalos

(from the article `sacrifice`) ...of the universe. For the ancient Greeks the grave marker (a mound of earth or a stone) was the earth altar upon which sacrifices to the dead were ... ...Zeus released two eagles, one from the east, the other from the west, and caused them to fly toward the centre. They met at the future site of ... ....
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omphalos

omphalos (ōm'fulos) , in Greek and Roman religion, navel-shaped stone used in the rites of many cults. The most famous omphalos was at Delphi; it was supposed to mark the center of the earth.
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omphalos

Type: Term Pronunciation: om′fă-los Definitions: 1. Rarely used term for umbilicus.
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Omphalos

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Omphalos

[disambiguation] An omphalos is a type of ancient religious stone artifact. Omphalos may also refer to: ...
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Omphalos

[book] Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot is a book by Philip Gosse, written in 1857 (two years before Darwin`s On the Origin of Species), in which he argues that the fossil record is not evidence of evolution, but rather that it is an act of creation inevitably made so that the world would appear to be older than it is. The ...
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Omphalos

An omphalos (ὀμφαλός) is a religious stone artifact, or baetylus. In Greek, the word omphalos means `navel`. In Greek lore, Zeus sent two eagles across the world to meet at its center, the `navel` of the world. Omphalos stones marking the centre were erected in several places about the Mediterranean Sea; the most famous of those was at...
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omphalos

the navel; a boss; a centre
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