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Firmament


Firmament is a term in ancient cosmologies meaning the "vault of the heavens" and inevitably associated with sky deities. A prime example is the Egyptian goddess Nuit, often represented as a starry elongated body so her fingertips and toes touched the horizons. (See Our Lady of the Stars) A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 103