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see HomsHoms
or Hims
, city (1995 est. pop. 455,000), capital of Homs governorate, W central Syria, on the Orontes River. A commercial center located in a fertile plain where wheat, grapes, fruit, and vegetables are grown, Homs has historically produced such manufactures
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It becomes clear as well that Ethiopia, whose sovereigns trace their descent to the Sun, is a displaced version of Syrian Emesa, center of the sun cult and home of Heliodorus, who declares himself at the end as also a descendant of the Sun (10.
With its existing methods, Emesa could not draw value from its customer interactions.
Country: NetherlandsSector: IT/Online Services, Leisure/ArtsTarget: Emesa Group Holdings BVBuyer: Cyrte Investments BVVendor: Oakley Capital Private Equity LP, Oakley Capital Investments LimitedDeal size in USD: 129.
Emesa won its colonial status during the reign of Caracalla.
As high priest at the temple in Emesa, his daily duties had included performing dances and other rituals while wearing bejewelled robes which did much to flatter his appearance.
25 March 2011 - British investment company Oakley Capital (LON:OCL) has acquired a majority stake in Dutch Emesa, the operator of VakantieVeilingen.
Additional patristic editions prepared by Rhenanus include John of Damascus (1507), Nemesius of Emesa and Gregory of Nyssa, with orations by Gregory Nazianzen and the spurious De Differentia Usiae et Hypostasis by pseudo-Basil (1512-1513), some works of Syesius of Cyrene, prepared with Erasmus and printed in Basel four times from 1515 to 1522, Prudentius (1520), the posthumous publication of Erasmus's edition of Origen (1536), and perhaps an edition of John Chrysostom (1540).
The assembly lilne is aimed at production of SAIPA 132 which will be manufactured under the name Emesa which is the ancient name for Homs.
of Aarhus, Denmark), who has published extensively in this field, presents a collection of 15 previously published or newly translated articles concerning the Syrian background to be discerned in the writings of the early Armenian church and especially in three bishops from Syria: Severian of Gabala, Theodoret of Cyrrhus, and Eusebius of Emesa.
Haciendo alarde de una amplia erudicion fundamentada en una solida documentacion humanista (Ciceron, Heliodoro de Emesa, Antonio Diogenes, Torcuato Tasso, Antonio de Torquemada, Fray Toribio de Benavente, Fray Jaime de Rebullosa, Girolamo Benzoni, entre muchos otros), Brioso Santos analiza la problematica de la Otredad.
Duggan's determination to render Elagabalus inoffensive to mid-twentieth-century ideals of manhood is evident from the youth's first appearance, as high priest of the Syrian sun god, in a procession at the cult center of Emesa.
Augustine, Nemesius of Emesa, the Eastern Church and Nestorian Christianity on the body, and the influence of Jewish and Islamic thought on the development of the Western medical curriculum.