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  • His successor Alchred claimed descent from Ida, but Simeon of Durham appears to doubt the truth of his claim.

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  • Oswald, who is called patricius by Simeon of Durham, succeeded, but reigned only twenty-seven days, when he was expelled and eventually became a monk.

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  • Simeon of Durham makes his death occur about the same time, after he had been expelled from his country and had lost his reason as a punishment for his misdeeds.

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  • (Hanover, 1866); Simeon of Durham (" Rolls " series), ed.

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  • The original idea appears to be due to Claude Simeon Passemant (Mem.

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  • In the i i th century Simeon Seth, protovestiarius at the Byzantine court, translated the fabulous history from the Persian back into Greek.

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  • the Bulgarians conquered the southern portion of the country and Epirus as far as Khimara; under their powerful tsar Simeon (893-927), who defeated the Servians, they established their rule on the Adriatic littoral, except at Durazzo, which remained Byzantine, and colonized these regions in great numbers.

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  • A new Bulgarian dynasty, that of Shishman, was founded at Ochrida after the death of Simeon.

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  • has practically justified Levi and Simeon from its standpoint of opposition to intermarriage, and in spite of Jacob's curse (Gen.

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  • ST SIMEON STYLITES (390-459), the first and most famous of the Pillar-hermits (Gr.

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  • Moreover, Simeon had many imitators, well authenticated Pillar-hermits being met with till the 6th century.

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  • On Simeon see Th.

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  • Besides the Responsa, but closely related to them, we have the lesser Halakhoth of Yehudai Gaon of Sura (8th century) and the great Halakhoth of Simeon Qayyara of Sura (not Gaon) in the 9th century.

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  • Of the same school were Menahem ben Simeon of Posquieres, a commentator, who died about the end of the 12th century, and Moses ben Jacob of Coucy (13th century), author of the Semag (book of precepts, positive and negative) a very popular and valuable halakhic work.

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  • How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.

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  • (July 1909, " Simeon and Levi: the Problem of the Old Testament "); and Swete's Cambridge Bib.

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  • xxxiv., see Simeon.

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  • It consists of a group of old-fashioned timber and plaster buildings, a tall belfry, and a diminutive church of white marble, founded in 1190 by King Stephen Nemanya, who himself turned monk and was canonized as St Simeon.

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  • Besides the silver shrine of St Simeon, many gold and silver ornaments, church vessels and old manuscripts, there are a set of vestments and a reliquary, believed by the monks to have been the property of St Sava.

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  • 9, 1098); he put the besiegers in touch with the Genoese ships lying in the harbour of St Simeon, the port of Antioch (March 1098) - a move which at once served to remedy the want of provisions from which the crusaders suffered, and secured materials for the building of castles, with which Bohemund sought - in the Norman fashion - to overawe the besieged city.

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  • There were Genoese ships in St Simeon's harbour in the spring of 1098 and at Jaffa in 1099; in 1099 Dagobert, the archbishop of Pisa, led a fleet from his city to the Holy Land; and in i ioo there came to Jaffa a Venetian fleet of 200 sail, whose leaders promised Venetian assistance in return for freedom from tolls and a third of each town they helped to conquer.

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  • i, 14; Nennius, § 63; Simeon of Durham, i.

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  • 1-3), or by the tribes Judah and Simeon (Judg.

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  • annorum, which continues the Historia regum of Simeon of Durham and contains an account of English events 1130-1153.

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  • This is the Song of Nalaka (the Buddhist Simeon), and the words put in the mouth of the angels who announce the birth to him are: "The Wisdom-child, that jewel so precious, that cannot be matched, has been born at Lumbini, in the Sakiya land, for weal and for joy in the world of men."

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  • Arnold, Rolls Series, 1879); Simeon of Durham (ed.

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  • 4 One of the earlier martyrs was Simeon bar Sabba'e, bishop (?

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  • The Martyrdom of Simeon exists in two recensions which have been separately edited by M.

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  • Of the epistles, hymns, &c., attributed to Simeon nothing appears to survive but one or two hymns (ibid.

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  • Another early Monophysite was Simeon of Beth Arsham, who by a series of journeys and disputations within the Persian empire did all he could to prevent the triumph of Nestorianism among the Persian Christians.

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  • It was after a successful disputation in presence of the Nestorian catholicus Babhai (497-502/3) that Simeon was made bishop of Beth Arsham, a town near Seleucia.

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  • As Simeon had repeatedly visited al-IIirah and was in touch with the Arab kingdom which centred there, his letter is a document of first-rate historical importance.

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  • His successors were Simeon, called Titus; Gegnesius, an Armenian, called Timotheus; Joseph, called Epaphroditus; Zachariah, rejected by some; Baanes, accused of immoral teaching; lastly Sergius, called Tychicus.

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  • Constantine was martyred 684 by Simeon whom Constantine Pogonatus had sent to repress the movement.

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  • Simeon of Durham speaks of a submission of Scotland as a result; if it ever took place it was a mere form, for three years later we find a great confederacy formed in Scotland against Ethelstan.

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  • According to the tradition of the schools of Palestine Gamaliel succeeded his grandfather and his father (of the latter nothing is known but his name, Simeon) as Nasi, or president of the Sanhedrin.

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  • against Simeon of Bulgaria; and the khakan was honoured in diplomatic intercourse with the seal of three solidi, which marked him as a potentate of the first rank, above even the pope and the Carolingian monarchs.

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  • The tradition that the utterance of the name in the daily benedictions ceased with the death of Simeon the Just, two centuries or more before the Christian era, perhaps arose from a misunderstanding of Menalioth, 109b; in any case it cannot stand against the testimony of older and more authoritative texts.

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  • 17) called this lady Dorothea, and the old Catherine legend, as recorded in the Roman martyrology and by Simeon Metaphrastes, has quite other features.

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  • They were once known as Eldune - the Eldunum of Simeon of Durham (fl.

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  • The story of Dinah may imply some early settlement of tribes in its vicinity (but see Simeon), and the reference in Gen.

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  • Simeon S.

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  • "Low Churchman" now became the equivalent of "Evangelical," the designation of the movement, associated with the name of Simeon, which laid the chief stress on the necessity of personal "conversion."

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  • It was translated into Greek by Simeon Sethus towards the close of the th century; his version, however, does not appear to have been retranslated into any other European language.

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  • Stubbs, 1887-1889); Simeon of Durham, s.a.

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  • The life was largely used by subsequent chroniclers, among others by Florence of Worcester, Simeon of Durham, Roger of Hoveden, and William of Malmesbury.

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  • Prince Simeon Oblkovich was the first to begin the restoration.

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  • Geoffrey of Monmouth and Simeon of Durham are Alured's chief sources.

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  • of Simeon, viii., and Benjamin vii., and is connected with details (burial of Jacob's sons at Hebron) recorded by Josephus (Ant.

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  • In 1877 Henry Stevens, in his catalogue of the Caxton Exhibition, pointed out a statement by a certain Simeon Ruytinck in his life of Emanuel van Meteren, appended to the latter's Nederlandische Historie (1614), that Jacob van Meteren, the father of Emanuel, had manifested great zeal in producing at Antwerp a translation of the Bible into English, and had employed for that purpose a certain learned scholar named Miles Conerdale (sic).

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  • Apart from the reference to Whytchurch and the place of printing, this statement agrees with that of Simeon Ruytinck, and it is possible that van Meteren showed his zeal in the matter by undertaking the cost of printing the work as well as that of remunerating the translator.

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  • Bohemund was the first to get into position before Antioch (October 1097), and he took a great part in the siege, beating off the Mahommedan attempts at relief from the east, and connecting the besiegers on the west with the port of St Simeon and the Italian ships which lay there.

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  • he stoutly opposed hymn-singing, Calvinism, Roman Catholicism, and the Evangelical movement as represented by Charles Simeon and the Bible Society.

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  • Judith, a beautiful and pious widow of the tribe of Simeon, now appears on the scene with a plan of deliverance.

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  • A ridge of limestone hills - whose principal summits, Hagios Elias and Hagios Simeon, are crowned by old Byzantine churches - runs through the island; for about 2 m.

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  • Simeon Luce (chap. vi.) has shown how much the English successes in this war were due to strict business methods.

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  • See Simeon Luce, Histoire de Bertrand du Guesclin et de son époque (Paris, 1876).

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  • novrarccov, "scroll") celebrating the festivals of the ecclesiastical year, the lives of the saints and other sacred subjects - on the death of a monk (extremely impressive); the last judgment; the treachery of Judas; the martyrdom of St Stephen; Simeon s Digesta Justiniani Augusti, recognovit Th.

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  • He wrote Brevis Annotatio, a short history of the church of Hexham from 674 to 1138, for which he borrowed from Bede, Eddius and Simeon of Durham.

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  • In the 9th century it is said to have repulsed the Saracens; in the 10th it defended itself against the Narentine pirates, and Simeon, tsar of the Bulgarians.

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  • The name - which Bede (730) wrote Mailros and Simeon of Durham (1130) Melros - is derived from the Celtic maol ros, " bare moor," and the town figures in Sir Walter Scott's Abbot and Monastery as "Kennaquhair."

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  • Under their tsar Krum (802-815) the Bulgars invaded the districts of Adrianople and central Macedonia; under Simeon (893-927), who fixed his capital at Preslav, their empire extended from the Adriatic to the Black Sea.

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  • The principal local saint was Simeon Stylites, who performed his penance on a hill some 40 m.

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  • Simeon Singer >>

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  • Simeon of Durham states that a division of the kingdom was now made, whereby Edmund took England south of Watling Street and Anlaf the rest.

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  • There can be little doubt that the story told there of the reconquest of Northern Mercia by Edmund refers to the compact with Anlaf, made as a result of the campaign, and it is probable that Simeon's statement is a wide exaggeration, due in part at least to a confused reminiscence of the earlier pact between Alfred and Guthrum.

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  • Earle and Plummer, Oxford); Simeon of Durham (Rolls Series); A.

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  • xix.); Simeon of Durham, Historia Dunelmi Ecclesiae.

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  • He expressed himself as being as anxious for the reformation of the clergy as Simeon for the coming of the Messiah; but while he welcomed Wolsey's never-realized promises, he was too old to accomplish much himself in the way of remedying the clerical and especially the monastic depravity, licence and corruption he deplored.

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  • Its original name was the Gaelic Eaglais breac, " church of speckled or mottled stone," which Simeon of Durham (fl.

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  • About the time of the birth of his son, Simeon Denis, he occupied a small administrative post at Pithiviers, and seems to have been at the head of the local government of the place during the revolutionary period.

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  • Ithaca was settled about 1789, the name being given to it by Simeon De Witt in 1806.

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  • His biography by Simeon Metaphrastes is largely fiction.

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  • Simeon Lakish, 3rd century A.D.: 1 " What is that which is written, ` I will give thee the tables of stone, and the Law and the Commandment, which I have written, that thou mayest teach them (Ex.

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  • 3) and his son Simeon (Josephus, Life, § 38 seq., Wars, iv.

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  • Simeon b.

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  • Nehemiah (a contemporary of Meir and Simeon b.

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  • According to Simeon of Durham it extended from the Humber to the Tyne, but the land was waste north of the Tees.

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  • Mommsen, Berlin, 1898); Simeon of Durham, Opera, i.

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  • The ties which united Lot (the "father" of Ammon and Moab), Ishmael, Midian and Edom (Esau) with the southern tribes Judah and Simeon, as manifested in the genealogical lists, are intelligible enough on geographical grounds alone, and the significance of this for the history of Judah and Palestine cannot be ignored.

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  • See Simeon Luce, Hist.

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  • After its appearance among the writings of John of Damascus, it was incorporated with Simeon Metaphrastes' Lives of the Saints (c. 950), and thence gained great vogue, being translated into almost every European language.

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  • There is no reason for supposing that Joinville indulged in various editions, such as those which have given Kervyn de Lettenhove and Simeon Luce so much trouble, and which make so vast a difference between the first and the last redaction of the chronicler of the Hundred Years' War.

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  • Fort Pitt was one of the important objective points of Pontiac's conspiracy (1763), and as soon as the intentions of the Indians became evident, Captain Simeon Ecuyer, the Swiss officer in command of the garrison (which then numbered about 330), had the houses outside the ramparts levelled and prepared for a siege.

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  • He then (according to his highly fabulous narrative) visited the territory of Issachar, in the mountains of Media and Persia; he also describes the abodes of Zabulon, on the "other side" of the Paran Mountains, extending to Armenia and the Euphrates; of Reuben, on another side of the same mountains; of Ephraim and Half Manasseh, in Arabia, not far from Mecca; and of Simeon and the other Half of Manasseh, in Chorazin, six months' journey from Jerusalem.

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  • with Simeon and Anna), in the West as the Purification of the Blessed Virgin.

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  • The great polemical work of Simeon of Thessalonica, the Greek original of which was published by Dositheiu (Jassy, 1683), had been translated into Rumanian long before it was printed (Bucharest, 1756).

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  • The attempt to establish the reality of the " revelations " and consequently to obtain the canonization of Joan of Arc led the Catholic party in France to publish lives (such as Sepet's, 1869) in support of their claims. Excellent works worth special mention are: Simeon Luce, Jeanne d'Arc a Domremy; L.

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  • (See JERAHMEEL, KENITES, SIMEON.) The genealogical lists place the earliest seats of Caleb in the south of Judah (i Chron.

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  • Simeon of Durham (ed.

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  • It was defended by the Bulgarian tsar Simeon against the Magyars and Greeks in 893.

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  • BARCOCHEBAS, BAR-COCHAB, or BAR Kokba ("son of a star"), the name given in Christian sources to one Simeon, the leader in the Jewish revolt against Rome in the time of Hadrian (A.D.

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  • At first the Romans paid little attention to the insurgents, who were able to strike coins in the name of Simeon, prince of Israel, and Eleazar the priest, and to persecute the Christians, who refused to join the revolt.

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  • (distinguishes Barcochebas from Simeon); Schlattler Gesch.

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  • A generation of copious chroniclers was, moreover, springing up, and among them were Florence of Worcester, Henry of Huntingdon, Simeon of Durham and William of Malmesbury.

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  • He had intended to go to the bar, but in the October term of 1802 he chanced to hear Charles Simeon speaking of the good done in India by a single missionary, William Carey, and some time afterwards he read the life of David Brainerd, the apostle of the Indians of North America.

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  • On the 22nd of October, 1803, he was ordained deacon at Ely, and afterwards priest, and served as Simeon's curate at the church of Holy Trinity, taking charge of the neighbouring parish of Lolworth.

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  • During the reign of his heirs almost all the Servian provinces were conquered by the Bulgarian Tsar Simeon (924).(924).

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  • 1237) was The Life of St Simeon, in which he described the life of his father, Stephen Nemanya, the first sovereign of the united Servian provinces, who towards the end of his life became a monk and took the name of Simeon.

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  • 11-28), Simeon, Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and Dan (xix.; on v.

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  • It has been heavily revised; note the alternating prominence of Hamor and Shechem, the condemnation of Simeon and Levi for their vengeance (cf.

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  • the incidents which primarily concerned Simeon and Levi alone have, however, been adjusted to the general history of Jacob and his family.) The first place is given to Joseph (xxxvii.), although xxxviii.

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  • The Reuben and Simeon which appear in it are not the characters which we meet in xxxiv., xxxv.

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  • The story of Simeon and Levi at Shechem is clearly not that of two individuals, sons of the patriarch Israel; in fact the story actually uses the term "wrought fully in Israel" (cf.

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  • The cursing and dispersion of Simeon and Levi (xlix.

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  • 5-7) recall the fact that Simeon's cities were in the territory of Judah (Josh.

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  • Particular attention is paid to Edom and Jacob, and there is good evidence for a close relationship between Edomite and allied names and those of South Palestine (including Simeon and Judah).

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  • Judah, also, is represented as settling among the Canaanites (xxxviii.), and Simeon marries a Canaanite - according to late tradition, a woman of Zephath (xlvi.

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  • Judah and Simeon are the first to conquer their lot, and the "house of Joseph" proceeds south to Bethel, where the story of the "weeping" at Bochim finds a parallel in the "oak of weeping" (Gen.

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  • they are at Shechem or Dothan - and settled among Canaanites, and there is a fragmentary allusion to a similar alliance of Simeon (xlvi.

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  • The northern standpoint appears when Rachel, mother of Joseph and Benjamin, is the favoured wife in contrast to the despised Leah, mother of Judah and Simeon; when Joseph is supreme among his brethren; and when Judah is included among the "sons" of Israel.

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  • Gedymin also secured an alliance with the grand-duchy of Muscovy by marrying his daughter, Anastasia, to the grandduke Simeon.

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  • It was the attempt made to transfer the whole Bulgarian trade to Thessalonica that in the close of the 9th century caused the invasion of the empire by Simeon of Bulgaria.

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  • SIMEON SINGER (1846-1906), Jewish preacher, lecturer and public worker.

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  • See The Literary Remains of the Rev. Simeon Singer (3 vols., 1908), with Memoir.

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  • His successor Alchred claimed descent from Ida, but Simeon of Durham appears to doubt the truth of his claim.

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  • Oswald, who is called patricius by Simeon of Durham, succeeded, but reigned only twenty-seven days, when he was expelled and eventually became a monk.

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  • Simeon of Durham makes his death occur about the same time, after he had been expelled from his country and had lost his reason as a punishment for his misdeeds.

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  • (Hanover, 1866); Simeon of Durham (" Rolls " series), ed.

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  • The original idea appears to be due to Claude Simeon Passemant (Mem.

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  • In the i i th century Simeon Seth, protovestiarius at the Byzantine court, translated the fabulous history from the Persian back into Greek.

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  • the Bulgarians conquered the southern portion of the country and Epirus as far as Khimara; under their powerful tsar Simeon (893-927), who defeated the Servians, they established their rule on the Adriatic littoral, except at Durazzo, which remained Byzantine, and colonized these regions in great numbers.

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  • A new Bulgarian dynasty, that of Shishman, was founded at Ochrida after the death of Simeon.

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  • In the allusion to Levi and Simeon in Gen.

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  • There are links, also, which unite Moses with Kenite, Rechabite, Calebite and Edomite families, and the Levitical names themselves are equally connected with the southern tribes - of Judah and Simeon and with the Edomites.4 It is to be inferred, therefore, that some relationship subsisted, or was thought to subsist, among (i) the Levites, (2) clans actually located in the south of Palestine, and (3) families whose names and traditions point to a southern origin.

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  • Consequently, it is very noteworthy that popular tradition preserves the recollection of some attack by the "brothers" Levi and Simeon 4 See E.

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  • has practically justified Levi and Simeon from its standpoint of opposition to intermarriage, and in spite of Jacob's curse (Gen.

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  • xxxiv., see Simeon), and even the probability of a reforming spirit in Jehu's age depends upon the internal criticism of the related records (see Jews, §§ 11-14).

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  • ihre Nachbarstamme (2906), pp. 82-89, 138; on the problems of early Israelite history, see SIMEON (end), JEWS, §§ 5, 8, and PALESTINE, History.

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  • ST SIMEON STYLITES (390-459), the first and most famous of the Pillar-hermits (Gr.

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  • Moreover, Simeon had many imitators, well authenticated Pillar-hermits being met with till the 6th century.

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  • On Simeon see Th.

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  • Besides the Responsa, but closely related to them, we have the lesser Halakhoth of Yehudai Gaon of Sura (8th century) and the great Halakhoth of Simeon Qayyara of Sura (not Gaon) in the 9th century.

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  • The Zohar, supposed to be by Simeon ben Yohai (2nd century), is now generally attributed to Moses of Leon (d.

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  • Of the same school were Menahem ben Simeon of Posquieres, a commentator, who died about the end of the 12th century, and Moses ben Jacob of Coucy (13th century), author of the Semag (book of precepts, positive and negative) a very popular and valuable halakhic work.

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  • On the side of the Maimonists was Simeon Duran (d.

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  • How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), &c., 6 as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.

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  • (July 1909, " Simeon and Levi: the Problem of the Old Testament "); and Swete's Cambridge Bib.

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  • xxxiv., see Simeon.

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  • It consists of a group of old-fashioned timber and plaster buildings, a tall belfry, and a diminutive church of white marble, founded in 1190 by King Stephen Nemanya, who himself turned monk and was canonized as St Simeon.

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  • Besides the silver shrine of St Simeon, many gold and silver ornaments, church vessels and old manuscripts, there are a set of vestments and a reliquary, believed by the monks to have been the property of St Sava.

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  • 9, 1098); he put the besiegers in touch with the Genoese ships lying in the harbour of St Simeon, the port of Antioch (March 1098) - a move which at once served to remedy the want of provisions from which the crusaders suffered, and secured materials for the building of castles, with which Bohemund sought - in the Norman fashion - to overawe the besieged city.

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  • There were Genoese ships in St Simeon's harbour in the spring of 1098 and at Jaffa in 1099; in 1099 Dagobert, the archbishop of Pisa, led a fleet from his city to the Holy Land; and in i ioo there came to Jaffa a Venetian fleet of 200 sail, whose leaders promised Venetian assistance in return for freedom from tolls and a third of each town they helped to conquer.

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  • i, 14; Nennius, § 63; Simeon of Durham, i.

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  • 1-3), or by the tribes Judah and Simeon (Judg.

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  • annorum, which continues the Historia regum of Simeon of Durham and contains an account of English events 1130-1153.

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  • This is the Song of Nalaka (the Buddhist Simeon), and the words put in the mouth of the angels who announce the birth to him are: "The Wisdom-child, that jewel so precious, that cannot be matched, has been born at Lumbini, in the Sakiya land, for weal and for joy in the world of men."

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  • Arnold, Rolls Series, 1879); Simeon of Durham (ed.

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  • 4 One of the earlier martyrs was Simeon bar Sabba'e, bishop (?

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  • The Martyrdom of Simeon exists in two recensions which have been separately edited by M.

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  • Of the epistles, hymns, &c., attributed to Simeon nothing appears to survive but one or two hymns (ibid.

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  • Another early Monophysite was Simeon of Beth Arsham, who by a series of journeys and disputations within the Persian empire did all he could to prevent the triumph of Nestorianism among the Persian Christians.

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  • It was after a successful disputation in presence of the Nestorian catholicus Babhai (497-502/3) that Simeon was made bishop of Beth Arsham, a town near Seleucia.

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  • As Simeon had repeatedly visited al-IIirah and was in touch with the Arab kingdom which centred there, his letter is a document of first-rate historical importance.

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  • His successors were Simeon, called Titus; Gegnesius, an Armenian, called Timotheus; Joseph, called Epaphroditus; Zachariah, rejected by some; Baanes, accused of immoral teaching; lastly Sergius, called Tychicus.

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  • Constantine was martyred 684 by Simeon whom Constantine Pogonatus had sent to repress the movement.

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  • Simeon of Durham speaks of a submission of Scotland as a result; if it ever took place it was a mere form, for three years later we find a great confederacy formed in Scotland against Ethelstan.

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  • According to the tradition of the schools of Palestine Gamaliel succeeded his grandfather and his father (of the latter nothing is known but his name, Simeon) as Nasi, or president of the Sanhedrin.

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  • against Simeon of Bulgaria; and the khakan was honoured in diplomatic intercourse with the seal of three solidi, which marked him as a potentate of the first rank, above even the pope and the Carolingian monarchs.

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  • The tradition that the utterance of the name in the daily benedictions ceased with the death of Simeon the Just, two centuries or more before the Christian era, perhaps arose from a misunderstanding of Menalioth, 109b; in any case it cannot stand against the testimony of older and more authoritative texts.

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  • 17) called this lady Dorothea, and the old Catherine legend, as recorded in the Roman martyrology and by Simeon Metaphrastes, has quite other features.

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  • They were once known as Eldune - the Eldunum of Simeon of Durham (fl.

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  • The story of Dinah may imply some early settlement of tribes in its vicinity (but see Simeon), and the reference in Gen.

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  • Simeon S.

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  • "Low Churchman" now became the equivalent of "Evangelical," the designation of the movement, associated with the name of Simeon, which laid the chief stress on the necessity of personal "conversion."

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  • It was translated into Greek by Simeon Sethus towards the close of the th century; his version, however, does not appear to have been retranslated into any other European language.

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  • Stubbs, 1887-1889); Simeon of Durham, s.a.

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  • The life was largely used by subsequent chroniclers, among others by Florence of Worcester, Simeon of Durham, Roger of Hoveden, and William of Malmesbury.

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  • Prince Simeon Oblkovich was the first to begin the restoration.

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  • Geoffrey of Monmouth and Simeon of Durham are Alured's chief sources.

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  • of Simeon, viii., and Benjamin vii., and is connected with details (burial of Jacob's sons at Hebron) recorded by Josephus (Ant.

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  • In 1877 Henry Stevens, in his catalogue of the Caxton Exhibition, pointed out a statement by a certain Simeon Ruytinck in his life of Emanuel van Meteren, appended to the latter's Nederlandische Historie (1614), that Jacob van Meteren, the father of Emanuel, had manifested great zeal in producing at Antwerp a translation of the Bible into English, and had employed for that purpose a certain learned scholar named Miles Conerdale (sic).

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  • Apart from the reference to Whytchurch and the place of printing, this statement agrees with that of Simeon Ruytinck, and it is possible that van Meteren showed his zeal in the matter by undertaking the cost of printing the work as well as that of remunerating the translator.

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  • Bohemund was the first to get into position before Antioch (October 1097), and he took a great part in the siege, beating off the Mahommedan attempts at relief from the east, and connecting the besiegers on the west with the port of St Simeon and the Italian ships which lay there.

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  • This was the scene of the rape of Dinah and of the attack of Simeon and Levi which led to their ruin (xxxiv.; see DAN, Levites, Simeon).

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  • he stoutly opposed hymn-singing, Calvinism, Roman Catholicism, and the Evangelical movement as represented by Charles Simeon and the Bible Society.

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  • Judith, a beautiful and pious widow of the tribe of Simeon, now appears on the scene with a plan of deliverance.

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  • A ridge of limestone hills - whose principal summits, Hagios Elias and Hagios Simeon, are crowned by old Byzantine churches - runs through the island; for about 2 m.

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  • Simeon Luce (chap. vi.) has shown how much the English successes in this war were due to strict business methods.

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  • See Simeon Luce, Histoire de Bertrand du Guesclin et de son époque (Paris, 1876).

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  • The most celebrated was the life of the Stylites or pillar hermits (see Simeon Stylites).

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  • text) as "Simeon the son of Jeshua (i.e.

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  • novrarccov, "scroll") celebrating the festivals of the ecclesiastical year, the lives of the saints and other sacred subjects - on the death of a monk (extremely impressive); the last judgment; the treachery of Judas; the martyrdom of St Stephen; Simeon s Digesta Justiniani Augusti, recognovit Th.

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  • He wrote Brevis Annotatio, a short history of the church of Hexham from 674 to 1138, for which he borrowed from Bede, Eddius and Simeon of Durham.

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  • In the 9th century it is said to have repulsed the Saracens; in the 10th it defended itself against the Narentine pirates, and Simeon, tsar of the Bulgarians.

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  • The name - which Bede (730) wrote Mailros and Simeon of Durham (1130) Melros - is derived from the Celtic maol ros, " bare moor," and the town figures in Sir Walter Scott's Abbot and Monastery as "Kennaquhair."

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  • Under their tsar Krum (802-815) the Bulgars invaded the districts of Adrianople and central Macedonia; under Simeon (893-927), who fixed his capital at Preslav, their empire extended from the Adriatic to the Black Sea.

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  • The principal local saint was Simeon Stylites, who performed his penance on a hill some 40 m.

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  • Simeon of Durham states that a division of the kingdom was now made, whereby Edmund took England south of Watling Street and Anlaf the rest.

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  • There can be little doubt that the story told there of the reconquest of Northern Mercia by Edmund refers to the compact with Anlaf, made as a result of the campaign, and it is probable that Simeon's statement is a wide exaggeration, due in part at least to a confused reminiscence of the earlier pact between Alfred and Guthrum.

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  • Earle and Plummer, Oxford); Simeon of Durham (Rolls Series); A.

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  • xix.); Simeon of Durham, Historia Dunelmi Ecclesiae.

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  • He expressed himself as being as anxious for the reformation of the clergy as Simeon for the coming of the Messiah; but while he welcomed Wolsey's never-realized promises, he was too old to accomplish much himself in the way of remedying the clerical and especially the monastic depravity, licence and corruption he deplored.

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  • Its original name was the Gaelic Eaglais breac, " church of speckled or mottled stone," which Simeon of Durham (fl.

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  • SIMEON DENIS POISSON (1781-1840), French mathematician, was born at Pithiviers in the department of Loiret, on the 21st of June 1781.

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  • His father, Simeon Poisson, served as a common soldier in the Hanoverian wars; but, disgusted by the ill-treatment he received from his patrician officers, he deserted.

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  • About the time of the birth of his son, Simeon Denis, he occupied a small administrative post at Pithiviers, and seems to have been at the head of the local government of the place during the revolutionary period.

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  • Ithaca was settled about 1789, the name being given to it by Simeon De Witt in 1806.

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  • His biography by Simeon Metaphrastes is largely fiction.

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  • Simeon Lakish, 3rd century A.D.: 1 " What is that which is written, ` I will give thee the tables of stone, and the Law and the Commandment, which I have written, that thou mayest teach them (Ex.

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  • 3) and his son Simeon (Josephus, Life, § 38 seq., Wars, iv.

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  • Simeon b.

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  • Nehemiah (a contemporary of Meir and Simeon b.

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  • According to Simeon of Durham it extended from the Humber to the Tyne, but the land was waste north of the Tees.

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  • Mommsen, Berlin, 1898); Simeon of Durham, Opera, i.

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  • The ties which united Lot (the "father" of Ammon and Moab), Ishmael, Midian and Edom (Esau) with the southern tribes Judah and Simeon, as manifested in the genealogical lists, are intelligible enough on geographical grounds alone, and the significance of this for the history of Judah and Palestine cannot be ignored.

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  • See Simeon Luce, Hist.

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  • After its appearance among the writings of John of Damascus, it was incorporated with Simeon Metaphrastes' Lives of the Saints (c. 950), and thence gained great vogue, being translated into almost every European language.

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  • In 1831 Simeon Denis Poisson published his Nouvelle Theorie de action capillaire.

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  • There is no reason for supposing that Joinville indulged in various editions, such as those which have given Kervyn de Lettenhove and Simeon Luce so much trouble, and which make so vast a difference between the first and the last redaction of the chronicler of the Hundred Years' War.

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  • Fort Pitt was one of the important objective points of Pontiac's conspiracy (1763), and as soon as the intentions of the Indians became evident, Captain Simeon Ecuyer, the Swiss officer in command of the garrison (which then numbered about 330), had the houses outside the ramparts levelled and prepared for a siege.

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  • He then (according to his highly fabulous narrative) visited the territory of Issachar, in the mountains of Media and Persia; he also describes the abodes of Zabulon, on the "other side" of the Paran Mountains, extending to Armenia and the Euphrates; of Reuben, on another side of the same mountains; of Ephraim and Half Manasseh, in Arabia, not far from Mecca; and of Simeon and the other Half of Manasseh, in Chorazin, six months' journey from Jerusalem.

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  • with Simeon and Anna), in the West as the Purification of the Blessed Virgin.

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  • The great polemical work of Simeon of Thessalonica, the Greek original of which was published by Dositheiu (Jassy, 1683), had been translated into Rumanian long before it was printed (Bucharest, 1756).

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  • The attempt to establish the reality of the " revelations " and consequently to obtain the canonization of Joan of Arc led the Catholic party in France to publish lives (such as Sepet's, 1869) in support of their claims. Excellent works worth special mention are: Simeon Luce, Jeanne d'Arc a Domremy; L.

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  • (See JERAHMEEL, KENITES, SIMEON.) The genealogical lists place the earliest seats of Caleb in the south of Judah (i Chron.

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  • Simeon of Durham (ed.

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  • It was defended by the Bulgarian tsar Simeon against the Magyars and Greeks in 893.

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  • According to late tradition Zephaniah, like Habakkuk, was of the tribe of Simeon (cf.

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  • BARCOCHEBAS, BAR-COCHAB, or BAR Kokba ("son of a star"), the name given in Christian sources to one Simeon, the leader in the Jewish revolt against Rome in the time of Hadrian (A.D.

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  • At first the Romans paid little attention to the insurgents, who were able to strike coins in the name of Simeon, prince of Israel, and Eleazar the priest, and to persecute the Christians, who refused to join the revolt.

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  • (distinguishes Barcochebas from Simeon); Schlattler Gesch.

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  • A generation of copious chroniclers was, moreover, springing up, and among them were Florence of Worcester, Henry of Huntingdon, Simeon of Durham and William of Malmesbury.

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  • He had intended to go to the bar, but in the October term of 1802 he chanced to hear Charles Simeon speaking of the good done in India by a single missionary, William Carey, and some time afterwards he read the life of David Brainerd, the apostle of the Indians of North America.

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  • On the 22nd of October, 1803, he was ordained deacon at Ely, and afterwards priest, and served as Simeon's curate at the church of Holy Trinity, taking charge of the neighbouring parish of Lolworth.

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  • During the reign of his heirs almost all the Servian provinces were conquered by the Bulgarian Tsar Simeon (924).(924).

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  • 1237) was The Life of St Simeon, in which he described the life of his father, Stephen Nemanya, the first sovereign of the united Servian provinces, who towards the end of his life became a monk and took the name of Simeon.

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  • 11-28), Simeon, Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and Dan (xix.; on v.

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  • at another period (see Deborah), and Adoni-zedek of Jerusalem (Joshua x.) can scarcely be severed from the Adoni-bezek taken by the tribes of Judah and Simeon (Judges i.

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  • It has been heavily revised; note the alternating prominence of Hamor and Shechem, the condemnation of Simeon and Levi for their vengeance (cf.

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  • the incidents which primarily concerned Simeon and Levi alone have, however, been adjusted to the general history of Jacob and his family.) The first place is given to Joseph (xxxvii.), although xxxviii.

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  • The Reuben and Simeon which appear in it are not the characters which we meet in xxxiv., xxxv.

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  • The story of Simeon and Levi at Shechem is clearly not that of two individuals, sons of the patriarch Israel; in fact the story actually uses the term "wrought fully in Israel" (cf.

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  • The cursing and dispersion of Simeon and Levi (xlix.

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  • 5-7) recall the fact that Simeon's cities were in the territory of Judah (Josh.

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  • Particular attention is paid to Edom and Jacob, and there is good evidence for a close relationship between Edomite and allied names and those of South Palestine (including Simeon and Judah).

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  • Judah, also, is represented as settling among the Canaanites (xxxviii.), and Simeon marries a Canaanite - according to late tradition, a woman of Zephath (xlvi.

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  • Judah and Simeon are the first to conquer their lot, and the "house of Joseph" proceeds south to Bethel, where the story of the "weeping" at Bochim finds a parallel in the "oak of weeping" (Gen.

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  • they are at Shechem or Dothan - and settled among Canaanites, and there is a fragmentary allusion to a similar alliance of Simeon (xlvi.

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  • The northern standpoint appears when Rachel, mother of Joseph and Benjamin, is the favoured wife in contrast to the despised Leah, mother of Judah and Simeon; when Joseph is supreme among his brethren; and when Judah is included among the "sons" of Israel.

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  • extends to the history of all the sons, incidents which originally concerned Simeon and Levi alone, and which may have represented the Shechemite version of a "Levitical" tradition (see Levites).

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  • Gedymin also secured an alliance with the grand-duchy of Muscovy by marrying his daughter, Anastasia, to the grandduke Simeon.

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  • It was the attempt made to transfer the whole Bulgarian trade to Thessalonica that in the close of the 9th century caused the invasion of the empire by Simeon of Bulgaria.

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  • SIMEON SINGER (1846-1906), Jewish preacher, lecturer and public worker.

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  • See The Literary Remains of the Rev. Simeon Singer (3 vols., 1908), with Memoir.

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  • The famous and stunningly beautiful Hearst Castle is part of the Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument and is also known as La Cuesta Encantada, The Enchanted Hill, and America's Castle.

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  • This majestic estate is located on the central coast of California in the hills at San Simeon, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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  • George Hearst, a wealthy miner, bought 40,000 acres in 1865, which included the Mexican Ranchos of Piedras Blancas, Santa Rosa, and San Simeon.

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  • San Simeon is that small coastal town north of San Luis Obispo where W.R.

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  • Margolis, Simeon, et al. The Johns Hopkins Consumer Guide to Medical Tests: What You Can Expect, How You Should Prepare, What Your Results Mean.

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  • Morgan later designed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif.The hotel's exterior resembles an Italianate palace and the interiors evoke turn-of-the-20th century elegance.

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