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Ammonites

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Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Paleontology,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Fossils,
  • Ammonoidea

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8828795M
ISBN 101588340473
ISBN 109781588340474

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Ammonite is a science fiction from the early s that takes place on an all female planet. I found the beginning very promising, but I ultimately wanted more from the book. The planet of Jeep is home to a virus that kills all men and a large percentage of women/5. Ammonites covers about the same ground as an Eyewitness book and is a decent introduction to these charismatic extinct animals. Most of the information (ammonite physiology, evolution, biology, extinction) is This would have been such a good Eyewitness book/5(3).   This is a lovely book by Penelope Lively, a woman of the highest intelligence and values, of great perception, of charm and understanding and sharing. I loved it. It was like chatting with this fascinating, delightful and thought-provoking person over a cup of coffee. I felt privileged to be in her by: 7. The authors describe the evolution of ammonites and their relatives and explain how they created their shells and used them as flotation devices. All the major groups of ammonites are described and illustrated (as are many minor ones), and important material is included on anatomy, feeding, reproduction, and pathology.

Dancing Bear Fossil Collection Set, 20 Real Premium Specimens: Trilobite, Ammonite, Fish Fossil, Shark Tooth, Petrified Wood, Dinosaur Bone, Fossil Book, Time Scale, ID Cards, STEM Science Kit out of 5 stars A Sherlock Holmes Escape Book: The Adventure of the British Museum. Biographic: ABBA Biographic: Beethoven According to the Book of Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible and the Old Testament, Tobiah was an Ammonite official who attempted to hinder Nehemiah's efforts to rebuild Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile, and took over the storerooms of the Temple for his own use.   Answer: Throughout the early history of Israel, we find references to the Ammonite people. Who were they, where did they come from, and what happened to them? The Ammonites were a Semitic people, closely related to the Israelites. Despite that relationship, they were more often counted enemies than friends.

Ammon (Hebrew: עַמּוֹן, Modern: Ammon, Tiberian: ʻAmmôn; Arabic: عمّون ‎, romanized: ʻAmmūn) was an ancient Semitic-speaking nation occupying the east of the Jordan River, between the torrent valleys of Arnon and Jabbok, in present-day Jordan. The chief city of the country was Rabbah or Rabbath Ammon, site of the modern city of Amman, Jordan's l: Rabbath Ammon (Amman)¹. This book positions them as a source of dreams and inspiration." Luc Ebbo One of the world s top fossil preparators, researcher and teacher "This authoritative and surprisingly beautiful book shows that nothing, absolutely nothing in nature, can be compared with the long, successful and extraordinary development of heteromorphy in ammonites."5/5(14). Moabites and Ammonites While the book of Genesis is God’s written word to us, it was first given to the nation of Israel. This audience was to read Genesis and understand it was the Lord’s will for them to possess the land of Canaan. And the Ammonites gave gifts to Uzziah: and his name spread abroad even to the entering in of Egypt; for he strengthened himself exceedingly. 2 Chronicles | View whole chapter | See verse in context He fought also with the king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year an hundred talents.