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Alphaeus

(ălfē`əs). 1 See CleophasCleophas
, in the New Testament, husband of one of the Marys who stood at the foot of the Cross. This is apparently Mary the mother of St. James the Less, but the father of James the Less is Alphaeus.
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. 2 Father of the evangelist MatthewMatthew, 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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 in the Bible.
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As he passed by he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, sitting at the customs post.
Alphaeus Hunton, and two others, presented a petition to the US Embassy that, as historian Kevin Gaines puts it, "blasted Kennedy for the shortfall between his administration's rhetoric on African American civil rights and African freedom and its tacit support for the status quo both at home and on the African continent" (2006, 171).
On March 14, a dinner was held at the private home of Elliott Hundley and Alphaeus Taylor in Los Angeles to celebrate a fashion partnership between & Other Storiesand Rodarte.
Alphaeus Hunton, and the writer and fine artist Margaret Burroughs comprised the first issue's masthead, with Graham Du Bois (not using her husband's surname) as editor, Jackson as managing editor, Hunton as associate editor and Burroughs as art editor.
However, Alphaeus Kuot Gabriel, who represents Bor students in Kampala, has dismissed the claims, saying not all students from the Greater Upper Nile Students' Union were supportive of the rebel movement.
Las especies reportadas con mayor numero de ejemplares para esta area son: Petrolisthes gracilis (Porcellanidae) con 39 organismos, Petrolisthes schimitti (Porcellanidae) con 33, Eurytium affine (Xanthidae) con 27, Callinectes arcuatus (Portunidae) y Farfantepenaeus californiensis (Penaeidae) con 25, y Clibanarius digueti (Diogenidae) y Alphaeus tenuis (Alpheidae) con 19.
Army veteran Alphaeus Richburg, Director of the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan, is responsible for all burial, maintenance and administrative operations at the cemetery, where there are as many as 50 burials per week.
Included is the exceptional--and record-breaking--sestertius of Hadrian crafted by the master die-engraver dubbed the Alphaeus Master.
Hood, Alphaeus Hunton, Rosalee McGee, George Murphy, Jr, Ferdinand Smith and Mary Church Tertel were among the Petitioners.
In Acts we read, "When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.
La hegemonia del mundo blanco sobre la zona caribena, se desarrolla en la oposicion Lorenzo Parima, el blanco meseteno, y Alphaeus Robinson, alias Plantitah, el negro limonense, quienes entran en contacto comercial y emprenden la creacion de un comisariato, sinedocque del territorio regional.
When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.