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Cosmos
(4,052 words)

1. Cosmos and order

“The Greeks have borrowed a name for the universe from ornament, on account of the variety of the elements and the beauty of the stars. For it is called among them kosmos. … For with the eyes of the f…

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Danielson, Dennis and Sieglerschmidt, Jörn, “Cosmos”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 15 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_022698>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20170206



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