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name and Ahasuerus
The Septuagint version of Esther translates the name Ahasuerus as Artaxerxes, a Greek name derived from the Persian Artakhshatra.
Bar-Hebraeus identified Ahasuerus explicitly as Artaxerxes II ; however, the names are not necessarily equivalent: Hebrew has a form of the name Artaxerxes distinct from Ahasuerus, and a direct Greek rendering of Ahasuerus is used by both Josephus and the Septuagint for occurrences of the name outside the Book of Esther.
Instead, the Hebrew name Ahasuerus accords with an inscription of the time that notes that Artaxerxes II was named also Arshu, understood as a shortening of Achshiyarshu the Babylonian rendering of the Persian Khshayarsha ( Xerxes ), through which the Hebrew Achashverosh ( Ahasuerus ) is derived.
Ahasuerus (; Old Persian: Xšayārša ; ; in the Septuagint ; or in the Vulgate ; commonly transliterated Achashverosh ) is a name used several times in the Hebrew Bible, as well as related legends and Apocrypha.
The name Ahasuerus is equivalent to the Greek name Xerxes, both deriving from the Old Persian language Xšayārša.
The English name Ahasuerus is derived from a Latinized form of the Hebrew Akhashverosh ( אחשורוש ), which is a Hebrew rendering of the Babylonian Achshiyarshu: both this and the Greek Ξέρξης are renderings of the Old Persian Xšayāršā.
Ahasuerus is given as the name of the King of Persia in the Book of Esther.
Esther Rabba and the Vulgate present " Ahasuerus " as a different name for the king to " Artaxerxes " rather than an equivalent in different languages, and the Septuagint distinguished between the two names using a Greek transliteration of Ahasuerus for occurrences outside the Book of Esther.
Ahasuerus is also given as the name of a King of Persia in the Book of Ezra.
Ahasuerus is given as the name of the father of Darius the Mede in the Book of Daniel.
In some versions of the apocryphal or deuterocanonical Book of Tobit, Ahasuerus is given as the name of an associate of Nebuchadnezzar, who together with him, destroyed Nineveh just before Tobit's death.
A traditional Catholic view is that he is identical to the Ahasuerus of Daniel 9: 1 In the Codex Sinaiticus Greek ( LXX ) edition, the two names in this verse appear instead as one name, Ahikar ( also the name of another character in the story of Tobit ).

name and is
`` Oh, it's that myth, about Orpheus and What is her name??
She said, `` My name is Songau and these girls are Ponkob and Piwen.
`` What is your name, boy??
`` My name is Dandy Brandon, missy.
Isfahan became more of a legend than a place, and now it is for many people simply a name to which they attach their notions of old Persia and sometimes of the East.
His name is Praisegod Piepsam, and he is rather fully described as to his clothing and physiognomy in a way which relates him to a sinister type in the author's repertory -- he is a forerunner of those enigmatic strangers in `` Death In Venice '', for example, who represent some combination of cadaver, exotic, and psychopomp.
that is, on the basis of his own sinfulness and abject wretchedness, Piepsam becomes a prophet who in his ecstasy and in the name of God imprecates doom on Life -- not only the cyclist now, but the audience, the world, as well: `` all you light-headed breed ''.
Operating as a one man police force in fact if not in name, he is at once more independent and more dedicated than the police themselves.
Within this frame of reference policies appropriate to claims advanced in the name of the Jews depend upon which Jewish identity is involved, as well as upon the nature of the claim, the characteristics of the claimant, the justifications proposed, and the predispositions of the community decision makers who are called upon to act.
When decision makers act within this frame they determine whether a claim put forward in the name of religion is to be accepted by the larger community as appropriate to religion.
`` What is your name ''??
Master Gorton, having foully abused high and low at Aquidneck is now bewitching and bemaddening poor Providence, both with his unclean and foul censures of all the ministers of this country ( for which myself have in Christ's name withstood him ), and also denying all visible and external ordinances in depth of Familism: almost all suck in his poison, as at first they did at Aquidneck.
Milton's name being fourth is neither too high nor too low to be assigned to the arbitrary action of vice-chancellor, proctor, master, or other mighty hand.
He had also learned to dispute extempore remarkably well, the main evidence for which of course is the presence of his name in the honors list of 1628/29.
The narrator is an Alsatian serving with the French Army, and he has the same name ( Berger ) that Malraux himself was later to use in the Resistance ; ;
Much more important is to grasp the feelings of the narrator ( whose full name is never given ) as he becomes aware of the disorganized and bewildered mass of French prisoners clustered together in a temporary prison camp in and around the cathedral of Chartres.
But it is tradition rather than the record which balks at the expunging of the Tammany name.
After the Griffin-Byrd political troup has completed the circuit in November in the name of a Pre-Legislative Forum, this is going to be the most politically oriented Legislature in history.
The big question is whether, in the name of a restored Chinese-Soviet solidarity, the Chinese will choose to persuade the Albanians to present their humble apologies to Khrushchev -- or get rid of Enver Hoxa.
It is the same ole same, tell me its name.
And the name Rayburn is one of the most dominant in the history of American politics for the last half century.
You name it, our industry is producing it, and it probably is made in different models.

name and equivalent
For example, when the film is only four minutes old, Neitzbohr refers to a small, Victorian piano stool as `` Wilhelmina '', and we are thereupon subjected to a flashback that informs us that this very piano stool was once used by an epileptic governess whose name, of course, was Doris ( the English equivalent, when passed through middle-Gaelic derivations, of Wilhelmina ).
Since some of the Roman months were named in honor of divinities, and as April was sacred to the goddess Venus, the Festum Veneris et Fortunae Virilis being held on the first day, it has been suggested that Aprilis was originally her month Aphrilis, from her equivalent Greek goddess name Aphrodite ( Aphros ), or from the Etruscan name Apru.
The generic name Alnus is the equivalent Latin name.
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Irish bua ( Classical Irish buadh ), Buaidheach, Welsh buddugoliaeth ), and that the correct spelling of the name in the British language is Boudica, pronounced ( the closest English equivalent to the vowel in the first syllable is the ow in " bow-and-arrow ").
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In some older documents, and in the name Bevatron, the symbol BeV is used, which stands for billion electron volts ; it is equivalent to the GeV.
While this Hebrew name is not the etymology of Essaioi / Esseni, the Aramaic equivalent Hesi ' im known from Eastern Aramaic texts has been suggested.
Since frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional, this is equivalent to saying that the frequency of the light is reduced towards the red part of the light spectrum, giving this phenomenon the name redshift.
The exact meaning of his name is uncertain: the common translation is " Lord of the Earth ": the Sumerian en is translated as a title equivalent to " lord "; it was originally a title given to the High Priest ; ki means " earth "; but there are theories that ki in this name has another origin, possibly kig of unknown meaning, or kur meaning " mound ".
Grimm took Forseti, " praeses ", to be the older form of the name, first postulating an unattested Old High German equivalent * forasizo ( cf.
Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek demigod Heracles, who was the son of Zeus ( Roman equivalent Jupiter ) and the mortal Alcmene.
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Katyusha is the Russian equivalent of Katie, an endearing diminutive form of the name Katherine: Yekaterina → Katya → Katyusha.
Schmidt considers that the name is the equivalent of Gotland and means simply " good land.
The name Lupercalia was believed in antiquity to evince some connection with the Ancient Greek festival of the Arcadian Lykaia ( from Ancient Greek: λύκος — lukos, " wolf ", Latin lupus ) and the worship of Lycaean Pan, assumed to be a Greek equivalent to Faunus, as instituted by Evander.

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