Previous (Gar) Next (Gardening) Eden as depicted in Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights includes many exotic African animals. The Garden of Eden (from Hebrew Gan Eden ) is described by the Book of Genesis as being the place where the first man and woman, Adam and Eve, were created by God and lived until they fell and were expelled.
Biotin , also known as vitamin B 7 or vitamin H , is one of the B vitamins , a group of chemically distinct, water-soluble vitamins that also includes thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, folic acid, and others. Vitamins are organic (carbon-containing) nutrients obtained through the diet and essential in small amounts for normal metabolic reactions in humans.
Hipparchus (Greek Ἳππαρχος) (ca. 190 B.C.E. - ca. 120 B.C.E.) was a Greek, astronomer, geographer, and mathematician of the Hellenistic period. He is known to have been active at least from 147 B.C.E. to 127 B.C.E. Hipparchus is considered the greatest astronomical observer, and by some the greatest astronomer of classical antiquity.
Italo Calvino (October 15, 1923 - September 19, 1985) was an Italian writer and novelist. Calvino began his career as a communist, but in 1957, resigned from the party. His early works were influenced by his participation in the Resistance during World War II, but from the 1950s he became primarily a writer of fantasy.
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (October 31, 1835 - August 20, 1917) was a German chemist who made major contributions to the field of organic chemistry and was awarded the 1905 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. His main accomplishments included synthesis of the plant dye indigo, discovery of the phthalein dyes, and discovery of barbituric acid, the base for the class of sedatives known as barbiturates.
Previous (Pterosaur) Next (Ptolemy) ██ Kingdom of Ptolemy Other diadochi (successor states to Alexander's empire) ██ Kingdom of Cassander ██ Kingdom of Lysimachus ██ Kingdom of Seleucus ██ Epirus Other ██ Carthage ██ Rome ██ Greek colonies The Ptolemaic dynasty (sometimes also known as the Lagids, from the name of Ptolemy I's father, Lagus) was a Hellenistic Macedonian royal family which ruled the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt for nearly 300 years, from 305 B.