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Empyreʹan

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According to Ptolemy, there are five heavens, the last of which is pure elemental fire and the seat of deity; this fifth heaven is called the empyrean (from the Greek en-pur, in fire). (See Heaven.)

“Now had the Alnighty Father from above,

From the pure empyrean where He Sits

High throned above all height, bent down his eye.”


Milton: Paradise Lost, iii. 56–58.

And again, book vi. 833:


“The steadfast empyrēan shook without.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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