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  • Pyramidology — is a term used, sometimes disparagingly, to refer to various pseudoscientific speculations regarding pyramids, most often the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.Martin Gardner, Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science , Dover, 1957; a reprint of In… …   Wikipedia

  • pyramidology — noun Date: 1924 the study of or theory about mathematical or occult significance in measurements of the Great Pyramid of Egypt • pyramidologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pyramidology — noun The study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new age perspective, rather than the historical or archaeological viewpoint …   Wiktionary

  • PYRAMIDOLOGY —    a MODERN PSEUDO SCIENCE which has featured in the growth of many NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS from BRITISH ISRAELISM to the JEHOVAH S WITNESSES which uses the measurements of PYRAMIDS particularly the Great Pyramid as a basis for predictions and… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • pyramidology — py·ram·i·dol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • pyramidology — jē noun ( es) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: pyramido + logy : pyramidalism …   Useful english dictionary

  • David Davidson (engineer) — David Davidson, F.R.S.A., MIStructE (1884–1956)[1] was a Scottish structural engineer and early proponent of pyramidology. Early life David Davidson was born in Glasgow, but later moved to England where he became a qualified structural engineer,… …   Wikipedia

  • British Israelism — Not to be confused with Israelis in the United Kingdom. British Israelism (also called Anglo Israelism) is the belief that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of the Ten Lost… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Piazzi Smyth — Born 3 January 181 …   Wikipedia

  • John Taylor (1781–1864) — John Taylor (1781 1864) was a publisher, essayist, and writer born in East Retford, Nottinghamshire, the son of James Taylor and Sarah Drury. Although in pyramidical circles, he may be remembered for his contributions to Pyramidology and his use… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Taze Russell — Russell in 1911. Born 16 February 1852(1852 02 16) …   Wikipedia

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