Aramaean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Aramaean of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language
    • n Aramaean a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC
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Usage

In literature:

Such monuments surely illustrate the adaptability of the Semitic craftsman among men of Phoenician and Aramaean strain.
"Legends Of Babylon And Egypt" by Leonard W. King
In due course of time the earliest inhabitants had been absorbed by another Semitic tribe, called the Aramaeans.
"Ancient Man" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
Four-fifths of the people are Mohammedans of Aramaean (ancient Syrian) and Arabic stock.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The decay of the Hittite and Mitannian power meant the revival of the older Aramaean population of the country.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce
In this manner an original oral Gospel in Aramaean was formed.
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
In the fourth campaign the Aramaeans or Syrians were attacked by the ambitious monarch.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria" by George Rawlinson
The "Suti" were Arabians of Aramaean stock.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Aramaean or Aramaic and its branches, 175; became the language of the Jews after the captivity, 177, 369.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
The overthrow of the Amorite chiefs had favoured the expansion of the Aramaeans towards the south.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
The Hittite troops, assembled in haste, joined forces with the Aramaean auxiliaries, and the united host advanced on Coele-Syria.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
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