petavius


petavius

Petavius [pi-tah-vee-uh s] EXAMPLES| noun a walled plain in the fourth quadrant of the face of the moon: about 100 miles (160 km) in diameter from crest to crest. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for petavius Historical Examples of petavius

  • Here, they furrowed annular plateaus, such as Posidonius or Petavius.

    All Around the Moon

    Jules Verne

  • The latter compute of the Greeks, as Petavius observeth, hath been reduced unto two or three accounts.

    The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)

    Thomas Browne

  • The merits of Petavius as a chronologer have been differently appreciated.

    Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 2

    Henry Hallam

  • Usher, like Scaliger and Petavius, had strictly conformed to the Hebrew chronology in all scriptural dates.

    Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 2

    Henry Hallam

  • Petavius and Usher fix it on the 25th of December, five years before our era.

    Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions

    T. W. Doane

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