in diameter, the collection of manna is begun.
Roscher (Nektar and Ambrosia, 1883; see also his article in Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologic) nectar and ambrosia were originally only different forms of the same substance - honey, regarded as a dew, like manna, fallen from heaven, which was used both as food and drink.
xvi.) P's version of the sending of the manna and quails.
The manna ash is a small tree found in Italy, and extending to Switzerland, South Tirol, Hungary, Greece, Turkey and Asia Minor.
Manna, of at least two kinds, is sold in the bazaars.
The finest or flaky manna appears to have been allowed to harden on the stem.
Manna and gum tragacanth are also collected.
This manna occurs in the form of small, roundish, hard, dry tears, varying from the size of a mustard seed to that of a coriander, of a lightbrown colour, sweet taste, and senna-like odour.
Cedria, or cedar resin, is a substance similar to mastic, that flows from incisions in the tree; and cedar manna is a sweet exudation from its branches.
This kind of manna seems to be alluded to by Herodotus (vii.
It is collected before sunrise, by shaking the grains of manna on to linen cloths spread out beneath the trees, or by dipping the small branches in hot water and evaporating the solution thus obtained.
The best manna contains 70 to 80%.
On the French Alps a sweet exudation is found on the small branchlets of young larches in June and July, resembling manna in taste and laxative properties, and known as Manna de Briancon or Manna Brigantina; it occurs in small whitish irregular granular masses, which are removed in the morning before they are too much dried by the sun; this manna seems to differ little in composition from the sap of the tree, which also contains mannite; its cathartic powers are weaker than those of the manna of the manna ash (Fraximus ornus), but it is employed in France for the same purposes.
Manna possesses mildly laxative properties, and on account of its sweet taste is employed as a mild aperient for children.
This manna occurs in the state of agglutinated tears, and forms an object of some industry among the wandering tribes of Kurdistan.
the flesh of Christ is contrasted with the manna which saved not the Jews from death, so here the latter ask: " How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
The land of the Manna (Minni), south-east of Ararat, had been wasted, its capital captured by the Assyrians, and its king reduced to vassalage.
Boletus edulis, in the Oriental Trehala and in ergot of rye; melibiose, C12H22011, formed, with fructose, on hydrolysing the trisaccharose melitose (or raffinose), C18H32016.5H20, which occurs in Australian manna and in the molasses of sugar manufacture; touranose, C12H22011, formed with d-glucose and galactose on hydrolysing another trisaccharose, melizitose, C,8H32016 2H20, which occurs in Pinus larix and in Persian manna; and agavose, C12H22011, found in the stalks of Agave americana.
Closer examination also of P's narrative of the manna shows that its true position is after the departure from Mt.
2 f., 16 that JE contained an account of the manna, which included the explanation of Ex.
At the present day the manna of commerce is collected exclusively in Sicily from cultivated trees, chiefly in the districts around Capaci, Carini, Cinisi and Favarota, small towns 20 to 25 m.
Manna of good quality dissolves at ordinary temperatures in about 6 parts of water, forming a clear liquid.
Mannite is obtained by extracting manna with alcohol and crystallizing the solution.
In and near the Piazza del Duomo are the unfinished Palazzo della Signoria, of the early 14th century, which contains the archaeological museum, the small Renaissance church of the Manna d'Oro (1527), the façade of the Romanesque basilica of S.
terra manna, " marl"), the name given by archaeologists 1 to a type of primitive culture mainly of the early bronze age, but stretching back into the later stone age.
But the most singular esculent lichen of all is the " manna lichen," which in times of drought and famine has served as food for large numbers of men and cattle in the arid steppes of various countries stretching from Algiers to Tartary.
A plausible explanation of R e 's action is supplied by the theory that an earlier account of the giving of the manna already existed at this point of the narrative.
In an earlier passage, again in reference to the manna, Jesus is called " the bread of God, which cometh down out of heaven, and giveth life unto the world."
MANNA, a concrete saccharine exudation obtained by making incisions on the trunk of the flowering or manna ash tree, Fraxinus Ornus.
A very superior kind, obtained by allowing the juice to encrust pieces of wood or straws inserted in the cuts, is called manna a cannolo.
The fragments adhering to the stem, after the finest flakes have been removed are scraped off, and form the small or Tolfa manna of commerce.
In Italy mannite is prepared for sale in the shape of small cones resembling loaf sugar in shape, and is frequently prescribed in medicine instead of manna.
The manna of the present day appears to have been unknown before the 15th century, although a mountain in Sicily with the Arabic name Gibelman, i.e.
" manna mountain," appears to point to its collection there during the period that the island was held by the Saracens, 827-1070.
Various other kinds of manna are known, but none of these has been found to contain mannite.
Alhagi manna (Persian and Arabic tar-angubin, also known as terendschabin) is the produce of Alhagi maurorum, a small, spiny, leguminous plant, growing in Arabia, Asia Minor, Persia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and northern India.
Tamarisk manna (Persian gaz-angubin, tamarisk honey) exudes in June and July from the slender branches of Tamarix gallica, var.
In the valleys of the peninsula of Sinai, especially in the Wady elSheikh, this manna (Arabic man) is collected by the Arabs and sold to the monks of St Catherine, who supply it to the pilgrims visiting the convent.
Under the same name of gaz-angubin there are sold commonly in the Persian bazaars round cakes, of which a chief ingredient is a manna obtained to the south-west of Ispahan, in the month of August, by shaking the branches or scraping the stems of Astragalus florulentus and A.
A common Persian sweetmeat consists of wheat-flour kneaded with manna into a thick paste.
Oak manna or Gueze-elefi, according to Haussknecht, is collected from the twigs of Quercus Vallonia and Q.
See Bentley and Trimen, Medicinal Plants (1880); Watt, Dictionary of Economic Products of India, under "Manna" (1891).
Other products are manna, suffron, asafoetida and other gums. The chief manufactures are swords, stoneware, carpets and rugs, woollens, cottons, silks and sheepskin pelisses (pustin, Afghan poshtin).
manna from heaven a sweeping downhill.
They had to collect and eat fresh manna everyday.
Moses gave the manna, but Iesous provided the first fruits of life from the grain of the Promised Land.
It also contained a golden jar having the manna and the rod of high priest Aaron.
The Israelites were to gather the manna, every man according to his eating (Exodus 16:16 ).
So each day they had to go out from the camp and collect the manna from heaven which God provided.
The one who has the Spirit will find in it the hidden manna.
I tell them about the search for food, and about the mysterious manna of the airship.
They are, of course, fed by manna from heaven, in thought as well as through their stomachs.
manna in the wilderness.
manna in the desert.
smiten God brought His people out of Egypt He gave them manna from heaven and water out of the smitten rock.
wandering in the desert, God helped them find water and sent them manna from heaven - a kind of flat bread.
Actually, earlier in their wilderness wanderings the Israelites experienced the provision of manna.
mannifera, attacked by a kind of Coccus, yields a sweet exudation which the Kurds collect and use as manna, or as a substitute for honey or sugar in various confections (see Manna).
P's account of the manna, however, can hardly have stood originally in close juxtaposition with his account of the quails (cf.
Shir Khist, a manna known to writers on materia medica in the 16th century, is imported into India from Afghanistan and Turkestan to a limited extent; it is the produce of Cotoneaster nummularia (Rosaceae), and to a less extent of Atraphaxis spinosa (Polygonaceae); it is brought chiefly from Herat.
In and near the Piazza del Duomo are the unfinished Palazzo della Signoria, of the early 14th century, which contains the archaeological museum, the small Renaissance church of the Manna d'Oro (1527), the faÃ§ade of the Romanesque basilica of S.
When God brought His people out of Egypt He gave them manna from heaven and water out of the smitten rock.
While wandering in the desert, God helped them find water and sent them manna from heaven - a kind of flat bread.
For anyone who's ever dreamt of looking like Jessica, the singer's line of fashionable yet affordable footwear are manna from heaven.
Its chief constituent is mannite or manna sugar, a hexatomic alcohol, C6H8(OH)6, which likewise occurs, in much smaller quantity, in certain species of the brown seaweed, Fucus, and in plants of several widely separated natural orders.
A substance collected by the inhabitants of Laristan from Pyrus glabra strongly resembles oak manna in appearance.
Australian or Eucalyptus manna is found on the leaves of Eucalyptus viminalis, E.
pulverulenta, &c. The Lerp manna of Australia is of animal origin.
Briancon manna is met with on the leaves of the common Larch, and bide-khecht on those of the willow, Salix fragilis; and a kind of manna was at one time obtained from the cedar.
The manna of the Biblical narrative, notwithstanding the miraculous circumstances which distinguish it from anything now known, answers in its description very closely to the tamarisk manna.
The town preserves some scanty remains of the walls (dating from the end of the 13th century), by which it was surrounded, and two gates, the Porta Manna, surmounted by a lofty square tower, known also as the Torre S.
manna provided in the desert, given graciously from high.
16), (g) the crossing of the Red Sea and the discomfiture of the Egyptians, the Song of Triumph, the sending of the manna and other incidents of the journeying through the wilderness (xiii.
Fragments of this early story of Massah (testing) were incorporated by RP in his story of the manna and the quails, viz.
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