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 Ammon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
19) as having reached "even unto the children of Ammon, for the border of the children of Ammon was Jazer" (read the last word, with Septuagint, as "Jazer," instead of "'az," strong, A. V.; compare Judges, xi.
On the south it probably adjoined the land of Moab; on the north it may have met that of the king of Geshur (Joshua 12:5); and on the east it may have melted away into the desert peopled by Kedarites and other nomadic tribes.
The name Tobiah suggests that YHWH may have been worshipped in Ammon as well; possibly this was an import from the era of Israelite domination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ammon   (2305 words)

  
 AMMON - LoveToKnow Article on AMMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The name of RE, the sun-god, was generally joined to Ammon, especially in his title as " king of the gods ": the rule of heaven belonged to the sun-god in the Egyptian cosmos, and this identification with Re was only logical for a supreme deity.
Ammon was entitled " lord of the thrones of the two lands," or, more proudly still, " king of the gods." Such indeed was his unquestioned position when suddenly he was overthrown and his worship proscribed.
The Egyptian goose (chenalopex) is figured in the XVIIIth dynasty as sacred to Ammon; but his most frequent and celebrated incarnation was the woolly sheep with carved (" Ammon") horns (as opposed to the oldest native breed with long horizontal twisted horns and hairy coat, sacred to Khnum or Chnumis).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AM/AMMON.htm   (820 words)

  
 Ammon : Amun
Ammon, the Graecized name of an Egyptian deity, in the native language Amun ("the hidden one").
It was not, however, until the rulers of the XVIIIth dynasty carried their victorious arms beyond the Egyptian frontiers in every direction that Ammon began to assume the proportions of a universal god for the Egyptians, eclipsing all their other deities and asserting his power over the gods of all foreign lands.
The Egyptian goose (chenalopex[?]) is figured in the XVIIIth dynasty as sacred to Ammon; but his most frequent and celebrated incarnation was the woolly sheep with curved ("Ammon") horns (as opposed to the oldest native breed with long horizontal twisted horns and hairy coat, sacred to Chnumis[?]).
www.fastload.org /am/Amun.html   (982 words)

  
 Ammon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Ammon is figured in human form wearing his head a plain deep circlet from rise two straight parallel plumes perhaps representing tail feathers of a hawk.
was an oracle of Ammon established for centuries in Libya in the distant oasis of Siwa.
The Egyptian goose (chenalopex) is figured in the Eighteenth as sacred to Ammon; but his most and celebrated incarnation was the woolly sheep with curved ("Ammon") horns (as opposed to the oldest native with long horizontal twisted horns and hairy sacred to Chnumis).
www.freeglossary.com /Amun   (1226 words)

  
 Ammon
Ammon became famous because Alexander the Great claimed to be his son.
Ammon was an oracle god, whose oracle was situated in the Siwa oasis, some 500 kilometers west of Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt.
His cult spread to the Greek world, and was especially propagated by the poet Pindar (522-445), who was the first Greek to dedicate an ode to the god and one of the first Greeks to erect a statue to the god.
www.livius.org /am-ao/ammon/ammon.htm   (950 words)

  
 Munson, Underwood, Horn, Fairfield and Allied Families - Person Page 72
Ammon was forced to settle for whatever Cochran saw fit to give him, which amounted to a small amount of cash, notes taken in Cochran's name, and his draft for fifty dollars on a merchant in New Orleans.
Ammon wrote in his journal, "...the principal of the expidition was arrested by Maj W H Patton and Mr.
Ammon owed in excess of $21,000 and on 6 May 1868, he applied for bankruptcy by petition to the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Texas in Galveston.
brazoriaroots.com /p72.htm   (8712 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Ammon Hennacy
Ammon Hennacy (July 24 1893 - January 14 1970) was a pacifist Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and was known for establishing the "Joe Hill House of Hospitality" in Salt Lake City, Utah and never paying taxes.
Ammon Hennacy moved to New York in 1953 and became the associate editor of the Catholic Worker.
Ammon Hennacy was foremost a pacifist, an anarchist and a Christian, though he was often extremely critical of the what he described as the "institutional church" http://www.catholicworker.org/dorothyday/daytext.cfm?TextID=192.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Ammon_Hennacy   (714 words)

  
 Ammon Hennacy: Prophet Without Honor
Ammon wanted to be paid attention to, because he has a message, because he is a prophet.
Ammon is a vegetarian, but he doesn't "make a religion of it." He sees to it that he gets enough to eat: fruit in the morning, soup at noon, and a goodly meal of cheese, eggs, vegetables, and salads at night.
The fact remains that Ammon is a prophet, and will walk the streets fasting and calling on man to awaken to the crisis of the time and the part he could play in averting it.
www.catholicworker.com /ah_dd56.htm   (2179 words)

  
 AMMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Ammon was the Graecized name of a major Egyptian deity, in the native language Amun, "the hidden one".
The priests of Amane at Meroe and Nobatia, in fact, regulated through his oracle the whole government of the country, choosing the king, directing his military expeditions until in the 3rd century BC Arkamane broke through the bondage and slew the priests.
The Egyptian goose is figured in the Eighteenth dynasty as sacred to Ammon; but his most frequent and celebrated incarnation was the woolly sheep with curved horns.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/am/Ammon.htm   (989 words)

  
 Ammon
East of the Jordan the three kingdoms of Ammon, Moab, and Edom remained during the entire period of the Israelite monarchy, though expanding and contracting according to the fortunes of war.
Petty kingdoms of Edom and Moab lie to the south of Ammon.
The history of the kingdom of Ammon is usually linked with her neighbors, Moab and Edom, to the south.
www.ancientroute.com /empire/ammonpg.htm   (568 words)

  
 Ammon - Publication List
Ammon, C. Lay, A. Velasco and J. Vidale, Routine estimation of earthquake source complexity: the October 18, 1992 Colombian earthquake, Bull.
Ammon, C. Randall, J. Julia, R. Herrmann, and E. Arias, Systematic inversion of receiver functions and surface wave dispersion for crustal structure in central Asia, Proceedings of the 24th Seismic Research Review: Worldwide Monitoring of Nuclear Explosions, September 16-19, 2002, 9 pages, 2002.
Ammon, C. Kosarian, R. Herrmann, M. Pasyanos, W. Walter, and H. Tkalcic, Simultaneous inversion of receiver functions, multi-mode dispersion, and travel-time tomography for lithospheric structure beneath the middle east and north Africa, Proceedings of the 26th Seismic Research Review: Trends in Nuclear Explosion Monitoring, September 21-23, 2004, pages 17-28, 2004.
www.personal.psu.edu /faculty/c/j/cja12/pub_List.html   (1515 words)

  
 Ammon, Idaho
Ammon is a city located in Bonneville County, Idaho.
Ammon is located at 43°28'35" North, 111°58'5" West (43.476268, -111.967964)
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/am/Ammon,_Idaho.html   (366 words)

  
 Evergreen Newspapers, Inc.
Ammon was excited about his big, busy classroom, mostly because he spotted a plastic box filled with matchbox cars and plastic tracks.
Ammon, who was sitting in proper Indian style, got up on his knees and extended his hand as high as it would reach.
Ammon picked out a Berenstain Bear book in the jungle, traced his hand on construction paper and did his best to cut it out in the same shape, although it looked more like a lopsided heart.
www.canyoncourier.com /story_display.php?sid=1029   (1860 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ammon
Ammon was worshipped under several names with different attributes.
In the latter character he was represented with the head of a ram, the animal sacred to him, or simply with ram's horns; under this form Ammon was best known to classical writers, who always attribute horns to him.
The Greeks and Romans identified Ammon with Zeus or Jupiter (Zeus Ammon, Jupiter Ammon), whence the name Diospolis, City of Zeus, given to Thebes by the Greeks.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01430d.htm   (262 words)

  
 "Ammon Hennacy: 'Non-Church' Christian"
Ammon had long ceased attending Mass, though on his travels, as his wife states, he went to Mass with her and even received Communion.
I do not think that Ammon expected to die, since all felt he was on the way to recovery, so there was no question of his preparing for death in the way of confession or asking for the last rites, or the sacrament of the sick, as this sacrament is now called.
But I must admit that Ammon was a great one to judge when it came to priests and bishops, and his words were coarse on many an occasion, so that it was hurtful to me to hear him, loving the Church as I do.
www.csudh.edu /dearhabermas/daytext.cfm   (2231 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Crime File - Pelosi's big brag: Ammon
begged me to spare him
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Ammon begged for his life and cried like a bitch." Ribenfeld is expected to say that when she asked Pelosi why he killed Ammon, "He said he had a monster in him and pounded his chest."
She said Ammon had just celebrated his 52nd birthday, and had found love with a new woman after a bitter divorce from his wife, Generosa.
Ammon had offered his wife $25 million in a divorce settlement, but she wanted more and convinced her new boyfriend, Pelosi, that her estranged husband was trying to cheat her, Albertson said.
www.nydailynews.com /news/crime_file/story/242048p-207562c.html   (807 words)

  
 Cushman Centennial, The Ammon Family at the Helm
Charles "Uncle Charlie" Ammon was born in Raleigh, Illinois in 1887.
The Ammons moved their entire manufacturing operation to the Lincoln plant, just down the street from the Cushman Motor Works, whose foundry had been a major supplier of castings for Yale and Hopewell.
Ammon told Business Week magazine in 1950 that he liked to think of Cushman as the General Motors of scooter production.
www.nebraskahistory.org /sites/mnh/cushman2.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Ammon
The Ammonite heartland lay between the Syrian Desert and the Jordan River, with Rabbath Ammon as its principal city.
993: The fortress of Rabbath Ammon is conquered by King David of Israel and Judah.
This is also the time when the autonomy of Ammon comes to its end.
lexicorient.com /e.o/ammon.htm   (466 words)

  
 ADW: Ovis ammon musimon: Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Ovis ammon musimon was also been imported to the U.S. as a game animal, but due to cross breeding most of the pure O.a.
Ovis ammon musimon lives in lightly wooded areas with plenty of undergrowth on the middle slopes of mountains.
Ovis ammon musimon is the smallest wild sheep.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Ovis_ammon_musimon.html   (1837 words)

  
 Ammon
Ammon was one of the many non-Greek gods sometimes identified with Zeus.
An Egyptian god associated with the city of Thebes, he had an oracle in Libya whose reputation was on a par with those at Delphi and Dodona.
Article "Ammon" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 26 May 1999 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/ammon.html   (54 words)

  
 Ammon News
Lanny Smith was convicted of the 1992 murders of Leo and Mary Downard of Ammon.
The girl was crossing 17th street in Ammon on her bike with her mother and brother when she was hit by a car.
The Bonneville County sheriff says he doesn't work well with one of the two Ammon mayoral candidates, and says there's a strong possibility that if she is elected, the sheriff's office won't re-sign the...
www.topix.net /city/ammon-id   (596 words)

  
 Alma 17
21 And thus Ammon was carried before the king who was over the land of Ishmael; and his name was Lamoni; and he was a descendant of Ishmael.
34 Therefore, they did as Ammon commanded them, and he went forth and stood to contend with those who stood by the waters of Sebus; and they were in number not a few.
Ammon stood forth and began to cast stones at them with his sling; yea, with mighty power he did sling stones amongst them; and thus he slew a
scriptures.lds.org /alma/17/37   (1547 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Crime File - Ammon night of sex, death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Ted Ammon had sex with his mistress and ducked away from a gay beach shortly before he was slain in his Long Island mansion, his ex-lover testified yesterday.
Lori Finkel's account sought to discredit the theory from accused killer Daniel Pelosi's attorney that Ammon was killed by a man the millionaire had picked up on a gay beach.
The stylish blond told a Suffolk County jury that she and Ammon had an afternoon rendezvous on Oct. 20, 2001.
www.nydailynews.com /news/crime_file/story/247020p-211588c.html   (370 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Ammon
Nitria, to which Ammon betook himself, is a mountain surmounted by a desolate region, seventy miles south of Alexandria, beyond Lake Mareotis (which Palladius call Maria).
As to whether Ammon was the first to build a monastery there, authorities disagree, but it is certain that the fame of his sanctity drew many anchorites around him, who erected cellos not only on the mountain but in the adjacent desert.
When Ammon died at about the age of 62, Anthony, though thirteen days journey distant, saw his soul entering heaven.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01430e.htm   (172 words)

  
 ADW: Ovis ammon: Information
Ovis ammon is the largest of the world’s sheep, weighing in between 60 and 185 kg.
ammon can also be threats to the populations of their predators, such as snow leopards, which depend greatly on a stable supply of these sheep for their own diet.
ammon is classified into seven subspecies: nigrimontana, hodsoni, jubata, darwini, ammon, polii and karelin.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Ovis_ammon.html   (1805 words)

  
 CBS News | Part III: Murder In The Hamptons | September 2, 2005 17:30:05
In October 2001, millionaire Ted Ammon was found bludgeoned to death in his East Hampton mansion.
Spitz insists Ammon was dead by 1 a.m., and Shargel proves that Pelosi was miles away from East Hampton during that time.
But in the end, the jury voted that whatever his exact role was that night, Pelosi intended to kill Ammon, and took part in the murder.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/02/10/48hours/main599465.shtml   (1426 words)

  
 qaswa
Ammon Haggerty began DJing in 1992 as a partner in the now legendary club - Mushroom Jazz.
His style is extrememly diverse - from Dub to Salsa to tribal techno to african hilife.
Ammon contributes to the monthly online zine - Shift.jp.org.
www.qaswa.com   (816 words)

  
 Palestinians Escape His Hand
Alexander must have known the shrine of Zeus Ammon in the Macedonian town Aphytis, and it is perhaps not too far-fetched to assume that Alexander spared the house of Pindar (above) because of the statue.
Ammon, located to the northeast of the Dead Sea, between the rivers Arnon and Jabbok, was one of ancient Israel's neighbors and, quite often, one of her enemies.
It is well known that the population of the entire country of Jordan is 75 percent "Palestinian." The verse says "the CHIEF of the CHILDREN of Ammon." Since Ammon is the capitol of Jordan, this is is a significant statement.
jesus-is-the-way.com /Ammon.html   (1159 words)

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