Adjective(1) situated between the earth and the moon(2) of this earth
(1) The laicization and secularizing of death stemming from the Scientific Revolution led to sublimation of the belief in a divine afterlife into the prospect of a sublunary life extension.(2) ‘In numerology,’ Shapiro writes, seven ‘is the number of eternity and mutability, of the temporal, sublunary world and the world of the eternal Sabbath.’(3) Following Aristotle and the Platonists, Abraham divided the universe into three parts: the spiritual, celestial, and sublunary worlds.(4) Dante transports an earthly historicity into his heaven and hell, in an idiom which is both sublime and sublunary .(5) Aristotle believed that most reasoning, including reasoning about what to do and about sublunary natural phenomena, dealt with things that hold ‘always or for the most part.’(6) He inhabits a world where historical activity is surrounded by supernatural forces, where the numinous constantly interpenetrates the dull sublunary world of common sense.(7) In the sublunary world, elemental powers are simple and deterministic.(8) All corporal bodies were deemed to be the product of two principles - primary matter and an added ‘something’ called form - but an absolute distinction was made between the unchanging heavens and the corruptible sublunary universe.
1. terrestrial ::
1. heavenly ::
2. unearthly ::
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