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Ideas of Anon (Josh), by Text

[Israelite, fl. 540 BCE, Editor of the Book of Joshua.]

540BCE 06: Book of Joshua
10.12 p.119 Joshua said, Sun, stand thou still
     Full Idea: Then Joshua spake to the Lord, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and the Sun stood still.
     From: Anon (Josh) (06: Book of Joshua [c.540 BCE], 10.12)
     A reaction: This verse became highly significant during the controversies from Copernicus to Galileo about the heliocentric universe.