Sidonian
adjective or noun see Sidon

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  • sidonian — si·do·ni·an …   English syllables

  • sidonian — I. sīˈdōnēən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Late Latin Sidonii, plural, Sidonians (from Latin, from Greek Sidonioi, from Sidōn Sidon, from Hebrew Ṣīdōn) + English …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sidon — Sidonian /suy doh nee euhn/, adj., n. /suyd n/, n. a city of ancient Phoenicia: site of modern Saida. * * * Arabic Ṣaydā Seaport (pop., latest est.: 140,000), southwestern Lebanon. Located on the site of a city founded in the 3rd millennium BC,… …   Universalium

  • SIDON — (also Zidon; Heb. צִידוֹן, צִידֹן), Phoenician port, N. of Tyre in Lebanon. The name (Phoen. צדן; Akkad. Ṣiddunnu) comes from the root ṣwd ( to hunt, fish ). Justin says that Sidon means fish town ( piscem Phoenices sidon vocant, 18:13, passim),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JAFFA — (Joppa; יָפוֹ), ancient port city in the central sector of the Ereẓ Israel coast. The meaning of the name Jaffa (Yaffo) is lovely or pretty. The ancient city was built on a hill jutting out slightly from the coastline on the west and overlooking… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eshmun — (or Eshmoun, less accurately Esmun or Esmoun) was a Phoenician god of healing and the tutelary god of Sidon.This god was known at least from the Iron Age period at Sidon and was worshipped also in Tyre, Beirut, Cyprus, Sardinia, and in Carthage… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Sidonia — Insignia of the Kingdom of Saxony s Sidonian Order The Order of Sidonia was the German Kingdom of Saxony’s chivalric order for women. Created March 14, 1871 by King Johann, the order was granted to female members of the Saxon nobility until the… …   Wikipedia

  • Baal, Baalim — • A word which belongs to the oldest stock of the Semite vocabulary and primarily means lord , owner Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baal, Baalim     Baal, Baalim      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • zidonian — zīˈdōnēən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Zidon Sidon (from Hebrew Ṣidōn) + English an : sidonian * * * Zidonian obs. var. Sidonian …   Useful english dictionary

  • GLASS — Earliest Times The earliest manufacture of glass does not antedate the late third millennium B.C.E., when the first glass beads were made in Mesopotamia and Egypt. The invention of glass vessel making dates to the mid second millennium B.C.E.,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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