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Levi

(lē`vī), in the Bible. 1 Son of Jacob and Leah and eponymous ancestor of the Levites. His name appears infrequently—at his birth, when he and Simeon massacred the Shechemites out of revenge, when Jacob migrated to Egypt, and finally when he is named in the prophecy of his father. 2 See Matthew, SaintMatthew, Saint,
in the New Testament, one of the Twelve Apostles. Also called Levi, he was a publican (tax collector) from Capernaum. Since the 2d cent. the first Gospel (see Matthew, Gospel according to) has been attributed to him, but the attribution is almost certainly
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. 3, 4 Names in the Gospel genealogy.

Levi

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1. Carlo. 1902--75, Italian physician, painter, and writer. Best known for his novel Christ Stopped at Eboli (1947), his other works include The Watch (1952) and Words are Stones (1958)
2. Primo . 1919--87, Italian novelist. His book If This is a Man (1947) relates his experiences in Auschwitz. Other books include The Periodic Table (1956) and The Drowned and the Saved (1988), published after his suicide

Levi

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1. Old Testament
a. the third son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of the tribe of Levi (Genesis 29:34)
b. the priestly tribe descended from this patriarch (Numbers 18:21--24)
2. New Testament another name for Matthew (the apostle)
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Levi on the other hand claimed that despite her ligation she still gave birth to Jess Jr at age 42 in a clinic of a midwife as evidenced by a birth certificate registered by Jess Sr.
The deepening of our knowledge of Levi's intellectual universe in fact has increasingly brought to attention, along with his "Holocaust testimony and theory," the intellectual versatility of one of the most significant writers of the Italian Novecento: witness but also essayist, moralist and writer of science-fiction, translator and scientist, philologist and anthropologist: polysemic facets of the "Levi prism" of which the authors of Approaches to Teaching the Works of Primo Levi show to be fully aware.
He also tells us that in the section "Gold," Levi allots just two pages to hiding out in the mountains, waiting for action, and his eventual capture, and devotes a further two to his journey down the valley, his interrogation and dispatch to a collection camp.
Levi said the shooter chased him out of the house where he'd jumped into the pick-up truck.
When later arrested on suspicion of murder, her solicitor read a prepared statement from Cassin which said: "I deny causing any injury to Levi.
Altro contributo interessante e quello a firma di Marina Beer, "Primo Levi and Italo Calvino.
Everyone who knows Levi knows everything he said was true and then some," she added.
The strong sales rung up by the Levi Strauss Signature brand have not come at the expense of the traditional Levi's brand.
Levi was a chemist; for 30 years he worked for a varnish company named SIVA, whose English name is "Industrial Firm of Varnishes and Associated Products.
Levi ignores the fact that Albert the Great, Aquinas, and Duns Scotus envision an interactive will and intellect in their consideration of the theme of synderesis and conscience.
Since Levi has been dead for fifteen years now, the facts of his life are perhaps no longer subject to the reservations that he himself articulated in Lilit.
With the benefit of daily diary entries of township farmer Levi Countryman, we can discern how these factors helped the Countryman family emerge from the financial panic in a stronger economic and social position.