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Mesha

(mē`shə), in the Bible. 1 King of Moab contemporary with AhabAhab
, d. c.853 B.C., king of Israel (c.874–c.853 B.C.), son and successor of Omri (1.) Ahab was one of the greatest kings of the northern kingdom. He consolidated the good foreign relations his father had fostered, and Israel was at peace during much of his reign.
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. Ahab was his overlord, after whose death Mesha attempted a revolt against Israel. The account of this is inscribed on the Moabite stoneMoabite stone
, ancient slab of stone erected in 850 B.C. by King Mesha of Moab; it contains a long inscription commemorating a victory in his revolt against Israel. It was discovered at Dibon, Jordan (1868), by F. A. Klein, a German clergyman.
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. 2 Son of CalebCaleb
, in the Bible, principal spy sent into Canaan, noted for his faithfulness to God. The name is mentioned elsewhere, apparently in connection with a clan inhabiting S ancient Palestine. An alternate form is Chelubai.
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Mesha

 

a river in the Tatar ASSR; right tributary of the Kama River, which empties into the Kama Gulf of the Kuibyshev Reservoir. Length, 204 km; basin area, 4,180 sq km. The Mesha River is fed primarily by snow. The mean flow rate 18 km from the mouth is 17.4 cu m per sec. In its upper course the Mesha sometimes dries up. It freezes in November or early December and thaws in April.

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27, where King Mesha burns his eldest son as a sacrifice to Chemosh, the god of the Moabites, which so disheartens the Israelites that they flee in panic.
The New Year is a colourful spring festival, which symbolises the movement of the sun from Meena Rashiya (the house of Pisces) to Mesha Rashiya (the house of Aries) and it also rekindles our relationship with the beauty of nature.
These include four known ancient inscriptions that mention "Israel," such as the Merneptah Stele (an inscription from the time of Egyptian king Merneptah in 1200 BCE, son of Pharaoh Ramses II of the Exodus story); the Tel Dan Stele (in which King Hazael of Aram-Damascus in the 9th century BCE boasts of his victories over the king of Israel and his ally the king of the "House of David"); the Mesha Stele (found on the banks of the Dead Sea, in which the king of Moav celebrates his victories over the Jewish kings of the Omri house, closely paralleling the text of Kings 11:3); and the Assyrian Kurkh Monoliths (which seem to reference King Ahab of Israel).
The work of disabled activists and artist/activists like Keith Jones, Mesha Irizarry, Lisa "Tiny" Gray- Garcia, Lethea Warren, and more is explored in the film, highlighting the work of these people of color.
Amman, July 28 (Petra) -- French ambassador to Jordan, Caroline Dumas, said her country's government is well aware of the historical importance of the Mesha Stele, which has been in the Louvre Museum since 150 years, and stressed that the French government welcomes dialogue over returning this artifact to Jordan.
The former writer uses examples of several biblical controversies ("Warren's Shaft," Tel-Dan Stele, Mesha Stele), while the latter discusses advances in "processual archaeology.