Sabaeans


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Sabaeans:

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biblical name of a region, called in Arabic Saba, of S Arabia, including present-day Yemen and the Hadhramaut. Its inhabitants were called Sabaeans or Sabeans. According to some passages in Genesis and First Chronicles, Sheba, a grandson of Noah's grandson Joktan, was the
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The situation in Ethiopia was not so different from that on the high plateau: Sabaean language and culture were imposed, but they also interacted with the local populations.
This, however, is unacceptable: the avenger of dead Sabaean citizens can only be the king, certainly not an unknown Yhqm.
High Commission for Refugees' (UNHCR) background paper on the country, the Mandaean Sabaeans were regarded as Christians and were included among the country's three recognized religious minorities.
The small Mandaean Sabaean religious community reportedly faced intensifying harassment and repression by authorities.
I really feel I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray" are powerful words that we might hold onto as we grapple with the senselessness of the deaths of James Foley and Andrew, and as we contemplate the suffering of Christians, Yazidis, Shabaks, Turkomans, Kaka'is and Sabaeans and others who are being targeted for their beliefs in Iraq and other parts of the world right now.
According to estimates, more than ten Sabaeans were killed and ten to fifteen Sabaeans were kidnapped for ransom during the reporting period.
Mandaeans are known as Sabaeans "baptizers" by their Muslim neighbors.
those who believe, jews, nazarenes and sabaeans whoever believes in allah and the last day and does good deeds shall be rewarded by their lord; they have nothing to fear nor are they saddened.
Members of Iraq's diverse ethnic and religious communities, including Turkmen, Shabak, Christians, Yezidi, Sabaeans, Kakae, Faili Kurds, Arab Shia, and others have particularly been affected by the situation," the report continues.
Those being targeted are Christians, Yazidis, Shabaks, Turkomans, Kaka'is and Sabaeans.
Several Yemeni men claim that the mythologies of the ancient Himyaritics and Sabaeans justify their inheritance of Mars; in 1996, a German man argued that the Prussian emperor Frederick the Great presented the moon as a gift to one of his ancestors in 1756; and in 1949, a man named James Mangum attempted to register a deed for all of outer space with the Recorder of Deeds and Titles of Cook County, Illinois.