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Moabites

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  • Moabites — peuple sémite qui habitait le pays de Moab, au S. E. de la Palestine, et qui fut soumis par Saül et par David, puis par les Assyriens …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moabites — Semitic people who lived in the highlands east of the Dead Sea (now in W central Jordan). The Moabites culture dates from the late 14th century BC to 582 BC, when they were conquered by the Babylonians. According to the Old Testament, they were… …   Universalium

  • Moabites — Moab (royaume) Dieu guerrier du pays de Moab. Stèle en pierre du Bronze Récent (v. 1200 av. J. C.) ou de l Âge du Fer (v. 800 av. J. C.), découverte à Redjōm el A abed en 1861 par Félix de Saulcy et rapportée en France en 1865 par le duc de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moabites — n. a member of the people living in the country Moab (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Moab, Moabites — • In the Old Testament, the word Moab designates (1) a son of Lot by his elder daughter (Gen., xix, 37); (2) the people of whom this son of Lot is represented as the ancestor (Ex., xv, 15, etc.), and who are also called the Moabites (Gen., xix,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Moab — This article is about a location in Jordan. For other uses, see Moab (disambiguation). Moabite sarcophagus in Jordan Archaeological Museum in Amman Moab (Hebrew: מוֹאָב, Modern  …   Wikipedia

  • MOAB — (Heb. מוֹאָב), a land E. of the Jordan and the Dead Sea, one of Israel s neighbors in biblical times. The highland of Moab extends southward to the Zered River (Wādī al Ḥasāʾ), eastward to the desert, and westward to the Dead Sea. Its northern… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MOAB — Pays du Proche Orient ancien situé à l’est de la mer Morte et limité généralement par la rivière de l’Arnon (W d 稜 al M jib) au nord et le W d 稜 al H sa au sud. D’après les traditions bibliques (Gen., XIX, 30 37, rapporte la ruse par laquelle les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ammon — or Ammonites (Hebrew Name|עַמּוֹן|ʻAmmon|ʻAmmôn| People ), also referred to in the Bible as the children of Ammon, were a people (also known from Assyrian and other records) living east of the Jordan river whose origin the Old Testament traces to …   Wikipedia

  • Moabite — /moh euh buyt /, n. 1. an inhabitant or native of Moab. 2. an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages. adj. 3. Also, Moabitic /moh euh bit ik/, Moabitish /moh euh buy tish/. of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of …   Universalium

  • Stele de Mesha — Stèle de Mesha Photographie de la stèle, 1891 La stèle de Mesha est une stèle de basalte noir découverte en 1868 et sur laquelle est gravée une inscription remontant à l époque du roi Moabite Mesha (IXe siècle …   Wikipédia en Français

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