a name given to Abi-albon, or, as elsewhere called, Abiel, one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:31; 1 Chr. 11:32), probably as being an inhabitant of Arabah (Josh. 15:61), a town in the wilderness of Judah.
an ancient city of Assyria, E of the Tigris, on the site of modern Erbil: headquarters of Darius III before his defeat by Alexander the Great at Gaugamela 331 b.c. Historical Examples Ashurbanabal proceeds to Arbela for the purpose of worshipping her during this sacred period. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow Temples […]
Werner, born 1929, Swiss microbiologist: shared Nobel Prize 1978. Historical Examples Mr. Arber has here furnished us with one of the most curious and interesting books even of his rich series. British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV Various In the Ferns he made important contributions to our knowledge of the group now familiar to […]
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. Historical Examples The villages on the Mosul side of the Zab, as well as in the populous district of Arbil, were laid waste. Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon Austen H. Layard Nothing remained but to seek the ferry on the high road, between Arbil and Mosul. Discoveries among the Ruins of […]