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  • Ka (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Ka (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    The complex of ideas concerning the ka is one of the most important in Egyptian religion. Since these ideas have no exact analogues in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Ka-chapel (A-Z entry)

    As far as one can judge from incomplete archaeological data, humans never produced burials without monuments marking their location or without cult places. This ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Kabbalah (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew for ‘the receiving’. It is used for the mystical interpretations of the OT that developed in the 13th cent. ce , and a ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • kabbalah (A-Z entry)

    “what is received,” i.e., matter handed to one. In the 12th century and later, however, kabbalah came to mean esoteric or in some ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Kabbalah (A-Z entry)

    From the Middle Ages, Kabbalah is the generic term used to refer to a multiplicity of esoteric currents in Judaism that impart knowledge about ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Kabri, Tel (A-Z entry)

    a large mound of about 80 acres located in the foothills of the western Lower Galilee bordering the Jezreel Valley, 5 km (3 mi.) ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • kaddish (A-Z entry)

    (Aram. “holiness, sanctification”) prayer in praise of God that is recited at the conclusion of a principal section of the synagogue service; a ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Kadesh (A-Z entry)

    The site of the Israelites' encampment on the road from Egypt to Judah ( Num. 13: 26 ). Spies were sent out from Kadesh ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Kadesh (A-Z entry)

    written Kdš(w) in ancient Egyptian, means “sanctuary” (qadosh) in Semitic; it is associated with a number of sites in Palestine, such as Kadesh-barnea (at ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Kafranja, Wadi (A-Z entry)

    region of Jordan, located between Wadi el-Yabis and Wadi Rajib, that drains the western face of Jebel ῾Ajlun (biblical Gilead), entering the Jordan River ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kähler, Martin (A-Z entry)

    ( 1835 – 1912 ) Professor of Theology at Halle who maintained that the quest for the historical Jesus was futile; it is in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Kalam (A-Z entry)

    (Arabic “speech, reason”) Islamic scholasticism, dating from the 8th century ce, a theology that developed in response to the rediscovery of Aristotelian philosophy ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Kalavasos (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kalavasos (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kalavasos (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    village (34°46′ N, 33°18′ E) situated close to the southern coast of Cyprus, halfway between Limassol and Larnaca. The village area has been occupied ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kamid El-Loz (A-Z entry)

    tell located at the southeastern edge of the Lebanese Biqa῾ (Bekaa) Valley, north of the modern road that branches off the north–south road from ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kamose (A-Z entry)

    last king of the seventeenth dynasty, Second Intermediate Period. Kamose reigned between Sekenenre Taʿo and Ahmose, founder of the eighteenth dynasty, and he probably ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Kamutef (A-Z entry)

    literally, “bull of his mother,” is not exactly the name of a deity, but rather is a functional epithet associated with the name of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Kando (A-Z entry)

    See Shahin, Khalil Iskandar (Kando) .

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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