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  • ASINAEUS — sinus Peloponnesi, apud Plin. l. 4. c. 5 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ASINAEUS et ANILAEUS — fratres Iudaei, textrinam exercentes, in Parthia, sub Artabanc; cum verberibus a Magistro affecti essent, primo latrones, post totius Mesopotamiae dommatores sunt effecti; exactô 15. annorum spatiô, Anilaeus, Asinaeum venenô tollit, quod se, ob… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ANILAEUS AND ASINAEUS — (first century C.E.), two Babylonian Jewish brothers who founded a robber state in Babylon and ruled it for 15 years (c. 20–35). Natives of Nehardea, Anilaeus and Asinaeus had been apprenticed by their mother to learn the weaving trade. Punished… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Anilaeus and Asinaeus — (1st century)    Robber brothers who founded a state in Babylonia. Anilaeus and Asinaeus were apprenticed in the wool trade in Nehardea, in Babylonia, but were punished for laziness and fled towards the Euphrates. Here they were joined by other… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • SINUS Salutaris — idem, vel certe proximus portui Gabrantonicorum in ora Angliae orientali inter ostia Abi et Vedrae esse videtur, reste Camdenô. Vide Ibi. Addantur hîc Sinus maris Mediterranei, a sreto Herculeo, ubi mare Mediterraneum initium sumit, inchoando, a… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • EXILARCH — (Aram. רֵישׁ גָּלוּתָא, resh galuta), lay head of the Jewish community in Babylon. (See Chart: Exilarchs of Parthian and Sasanid Periods and Chart: Babylonian Exilarchs.) Until the Arab Conquest The government of Babylonian Jewry for the first 12 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …   Universalium

  • ASINE — I. ASINE Messeniae oppid. Ptol. Anchora Nigro. Phaneronimi Favolio, et Sophiano. Inter Methonen et Coronen. Populi Asinaei, qui Parnassi olim accolae Dryopes appellabantur, quod nomen in Peloponnesum reversi diu retinuerunt, uti scribit Pausan. l …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • MESSENE seu MESSENA quibusdam — civitas Graeciae in Peloponneso, Messeniae caput; ad ostia Balyrae fluv. 13. mill. pass. a Pamiso fluv. in Meridiem. 13. a Corone in Boream, in orannus Messeniaci, cum portu tantisper capaci. Ante ipsam tres Insul. Oenusae sunt. Nunc oppidul.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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