Moon

In astronomy, moon is the planetary satellite that orbits the earth.

Sidereal month
The sidereal month, or the time it takes the moon to return to a similar position among the stars, is 28 days.

Full moon
Statistically, people drink 25% less during a full moon.

Osiris
In Egyptian mythology, Osiris is cut into 14 pieces by his brother Set. Some conjecture that this number is representative of half the sidereal period of the moon; others conjecture that this is the number of stars of the Orion constellation:

“14 pieces”, Osiris, moon [GB: 2,250 results]
“14 pieces”, Osiris, Orion [GB: 1,230 results]

The latter option, although less discussed, seems to the the correct conjecture.

Quotes
The following are related quotes:

Thales was the first to say that the moon is illuminated by the sun.”
— Aetius (c.125AD), Publication (2.85; Dox. Gr. 358) [1]

References
1. Empedocles. (435BC). The Poem of Empedocles: a Text and Translation with an Introduction (editor: Brad Inwood) (pg. 175). University of Toronto Press, 1992.

External links
Moon – Wikipedia.
Lunar month – Wikipedia.

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