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Alexander the Great's soldier, Lydias of Miletus, has survived the ultimate campaigns of the king's existence. He now has to house the chaos surrounding his loss of life. Lydias throws his lot in with Ptolemy, one in every of Alexander's generals who has grabbed Egypt as his own territory. Aided by means of the eunuch Bagoas, the Persian archer Artashir, and the Athenian courtesan Thais, Ptolemy and Lydias needs to tackle the entire contenders in a determined event whose prize is the destiny of a white urban via the ocean, and Alexander's legacy.
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Moreover, it denotes the supreme God whose power includes those of all the lesser gods. In the purest Hebrew monotheism, of course, these other gods are not permitted to exist, since lahve is the One and only power in the universe. But if this vowel-name is that of the Sun God, then the powers he includes are those of the other planets, as we mentioned in connection with Apollo in Chapter 3. This furnishes the name with its astral dimension, also expressed in musical notes as the Harmony of the Spheres.
41 The vase depicted four musicians, two playing the cithara and two the double aulos. In five vertical columns ran a series of characters in which Vincent read the four archaic vowels A E I 0, interpreting them without a doubt as musical notation. But Vincent had been snubbed by the aggressive Fran<;;ois Joseph Fetis, uncrowned king of musicology, who saw no such thing in these indecipherable characters, and after a brief polemic the matter rested there. /2 it became apparent that the vowel-sequences were not isolated phenomena found on a few gems or artifacts, but that they were inserted with striking and disconcerting effect in otherwise legible Greek texts.
But Vincent had been snubbed by the aggressive Fran<;;ois Joseph Fetis, uncrowned king of musicology, who saw no such thing in these indecipherable characters, and after a brief polemic the matter rested there. /2 it became apparent that the vowel-sequences were not isolated phenomena found on a few gems or artifacts, but that they were inserted with striking and disconcerting effect in otherwise legible Greek texts. Farthey did not for a moment doubt the musical character of these vowels, though he did not try to transcribe them into notation.