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Empyrean [Astro*Index]

[L. empyrius, Gr. empyrios, in fire] Also called Empyreal.

In Ptolemaic astronomy, the highest heaven or sphere of pure light (fire). Sometimes thought of as the abode of God.

See also: ♦ Primum Mobile ♦ Ptolemaic Astrology


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