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  Air (classical element) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The manifestations of the Element of Air are breezes, the sky, windstorms, clouds, and birdsong.
Astral creatures of Air (elementals) are the Sylph/Zephyr, Faerie, Djinn, and Griffin.
In China and Japan Air was represented by a blue dragon; in the Aztec religion, by a rabbit; to the Scythians, a yoke; to the Hindus and Greeks, a sword; and in Christian iconography by an eagle.
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 Classical element - Simple English Wikipedia
The Greek classical elements are fire, air, water, and earth.
The corners of one are the classical elements.
In Chinese Taoism the elements are metal, wood, water, fire, earth (金、木、水、火、土).
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 Classical element - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Greek classical elements are Fire, Earth, Air, and Water (Latin derivatives are pyro, terra, aero, and aqua).
Yin and Yang and the five elements are recurring themes in the I Ching, which is strongly related to Chinese cosmology and Chinese astrology.
Most modern astrologers use the four classical elements extensively, and indeed it is still viewed as a critical part of interpreting the astrological chart.
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 Encyclopedia: Air (classical element)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Air is a name for the mixture of gases present in the Earth's atmosphere.
Air is one of the classical elements, and is associated with many other concepts, such as the sword suit in the tarot.
The Elements of Fire, Earth, Wind, Water, And Life Also in the cartoon series Captain Planet the elements are Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Heart Captain Planet is a fictional character and superhero in the animated series Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
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 Air - Simple English Wikipedia
Air is a mixture of gases (78% nitrogen, 20.9% oxygen, 1.1% other gasses).
Air is what we breathe, and we need the oxygen in the air to live.
Air is one of the four classical elementsair, water, earth, and fire.
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 Elemental - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In mysticism, mythology and alchemy, an elemental is a creature (usually a spirit) that is attuned with, or composed of, one of the classical elements: air, earth, fire and water.
Elementals are commonly mentioned in grimoires dealing with alchemy and sorcery and are usually called by summoning.
Many games use elementals composed of non-standard elementselementals made of darkness, ice, life energy, light, lightning, magical energy, magma, mana, mud, plants, smoke, temporal energy, weather phenomena and spirit are all relatively common.
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 Classical
Air (classical element) Air is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
Classical general equilibrium model In the classical general equilibrium model, the individual is assumed to be the bas...
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Air
Air is a name for the mixture of gasses present in the Earth's atmosphere.
Air is one of the four Classical elements.
Air with variations, BWV 991, is a baroque clavier work composed by J.S.Bach.
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 Air is a name for the mixture of gas gases...
Dry air is roughly 79% nitrogen nitrogen, 20% oxygen oxygen, and 1% argon argon.
Compressed air Compressed air is often used in scuba diving scuba diving as a shallow water breathing gas breathing gas and to inflate buoyancy devices.
"Air" is one of the classical element classical elements, and is associated with many other concepts, such as the sword sword suit in the tarot tarot.
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 Air - TheBestLinks.com - Aircraft, Argon, Carbon dioxide, Classical element, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Dry air is roughly 79% nitrogen, 20% oxygen, and 1% argon.
Air may contain 0-7 % water vapor (the 79%, 20% and 1% become accordingly a little less), and less than 1% carbon dioxide.
Compressed air is also used as a source of energy for pneumatic air tools.
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 Five elements (Chinese philosophy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In traditional Chinese philosophy, natural phenomena can be classified into the Five Elements (Chinese: 五行; Hanyu Pinyin: wǔxíng): wood, fire, earth, metal, and water (木, 火, 土, 金, 水; mù, huǒ, tǔ, jīn, shǔi).
These elements were used for describing interactions and relationships between phenomena.
The elements have also been correlated to the eight trigrams of the I Ching:
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 Read about Air (classical element) at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Air (classical element) and learn about Air ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
classical elements, and is associated with many other concepts, such as the
Air is considered to be both hot and wet, and according to Plato is associated with the
Air is represented by a yellow circle, the flute, feathers, the wand, breath, the fan, glass, bells and windchimes, diamonds, whistles, and incense.
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 Fire (classical element) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Fire is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
The manifestations of the Element of Fire are the sun, lightning, fires, volcanoes and lava, all forms of light, and ovens.
Cats of all types, especially the lion and tiger, are also thought to personify the element of Fire, as are all predatory creatures, such as the fox.
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 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Elements
The classical five elements of alchemy are Spirit, Air, Fire, Water and Earth, each with its own properties.
One classic diagram has two squares on top of each other, with the corners of one being the classical elements, and the corners of the other being the properties.
These five elements are sometimes associated with the five platonic solids: the sphere, the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, and the icosahedron.
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 Aether (classical Element) Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ 216.92.85.60   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Aristotle included it as a fifth element on the principle that nature abhorred a vacuum.
Among these characteristics, the classical aether had a non-material property, was "less than the vehicle of visible light", and was responsible for "generating metals" along with fostering the development of all bodies.
In physics, though, dark energy is sometimes called "quintessence" due to its similarity to the classical aether.
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 THE GREEK, INDIAN, & CHINESE ELEMENTS
With a theory based on that of the four elements, by the Middle Ages health was though to depend on a balance of four fluids, or humors, in the human body: fire corresponded to blood; air to yellow bile; water to phlegm; and earth to fl bile.
Since the element air gets translated as "wind" in Chinese, the Moon, which moves the fastest of the heavenly bodies, seems the appropriate match, while the Sun, illuminating the heavens, is not inappropriate for aether/void.
In the association with the elements, however, the archetypal Chinese dragon is associated with the East, and with the element Wood.
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idea as the fifth element, and also used the initial letters of these five elements to name the outer angles of their pentagram.
The classical elements in Hinduism are: Bhoomi (
astrologers use the four classical elements extensively, and indeed it is still viewed as a critical part of interpreting the
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 Classical element
For example, the five major planets were named after the elements: Venus is metal, Jupiter is wood, Mercury is water, Mars is fire and Saturn is earth.
Yin and Yang and the five elements are recurring themes in the I Ching, which is strongly related to Chinese cosmology and astrology.
If one associates the modern term 'Plasma' with fire, the other three elements correspond with the modern concept of 'states of matter', this is to say 'Solid' maps to Earth, 'Liquid' to Water and 'Gas' to Air.
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 Angels and Demons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The book creates a story about the Altars of Science in Rome, consisting of four locations, each representing the four elements— earth, air, fire and water— which are believed to be "the Path of Illumination," a trail to the meeting place of the Illuminati in Rome.
According to the book, the "altars" were hidden as religious artwork in order to avoid the wrath of the Vatican and secure the secrecy of the Illuminati.
Air– The cherub fresco underneath the Obelisk at Saint Peter's Square
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 An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The lyrics are a recitation of the names of all the chemical elements that were known at the time of writing, up to number 102, nobelium.
There's earth and air and fire and water.
As a note, the final rhyme of "Harvard" and "discovered" is delivered in an exaggerated parody of a Boston accent.
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Air -- the Classical element that represents the gas state of substances.
The Astral is associated with the element of Air and light.
Maria Thun interprets these effects according the elements of the zodiac signs: Fire signs help plants that fruit, air signs those that flower, water signs are good for leafy plants and earth signs for root crops.
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 Air (classical element) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Air (classical element) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
It is associated with many other concepts, including the sword suit in the tarot.
In Wiccan tradition, it is associated with the East, Spring, and the color green on the physical plane.
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 Element   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Though element may be applied to anything, it more specifically refers to the matterside of nature; and thus the primordial element is found in mulaprakriti, the fundamental root-substance which underlies all manifestation.
Schools of philosophy have seen fire, air, or water (not as understood in the usual sense) as the primal element; or have recognized fire, air, water, earth, and sometimes aether as primal elements.
The chemical elements, for example, may spring from a more elementary protyle, and this again from the akasa, the common spiritual-ethereal parent of the physical substratum.
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 Water_(classical_element) LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
In Chinese Taoist thought, water is representative of intelligence and wisdom; however, an overabundance of the element is said to cause difficulty in choosing something and sticking to it.
The element of water overcomes fire, and in turn is overcome by earth.
The manifestations of the element of water are rivers, oceans, lakes, wells, fog, all drinks, and the rain.
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 Genie - Jokes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In Islam-associated mythology, the jinn were said to be controllable by magically binding them to objects, as Suleiman (Solomon) most famously did; the Spirit of the Lamp in the story of Aladdin was such a jinni, bound to an oil lamp.
In sorcery books Jinn are classified into four races after the classical elements, viz.
In those races they come in tribes, usually seven, each with a king, each king controls his tribe and is controlled by an Angel, whereas the Angel's name is torture to the jinn king as well as his specific tribe, much the same way Jesus' name is to a demon during an exorcism.
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