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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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In addition, a multi-generational group of African Americans living abroad in Africa and elsewhere, including the elderly Shirley Graham and middle-aged Alphaeus Hunton, as well as younger figures such as Jean Carey Bond, frequently helped solicit and write material for the magazine.
Over ten furlongs on good ground at Newmarket next time he ran arguably his best ever race when three and a half lengths fourth to Alphaeus in a race that, on the whole, worked out very well, even allowing for the winner's Cambridgeshire flop.
The 35 runners all came down the centre of the rain-swept track in the nine-furlong cavalry charge with one of the 7-1 co favourites Alphaeus setting the pace.
The cash was already starting to flow for Smirk before ante-post favourite Alphaeus became doubtful because of the ground.
Lightly-raced Alphaeus has been a leading fancy since the weights were published and his trainer Sir Mark Prescott is a past master at pulling off handicap coups.
Meanwhile, ante-post favourite Alphaeus is a 5-1 chance to give Newmarket trainer Sir Mark Prescott his third win in the Tote Scoop6 Cambridgeshire at Newmarket on Saturday.
You really need a horse who stays 10 furlongs and current favourite Alphaeus fits that bill, among others.
JOCKEY George Duffield will miss the plum ride on Tote Cambridgeshire favourite Alphaeus after being handed a four-day ban at Pontefract.
The latest forfeits for both races were published yesterday, with Alphaeus, currently 11-2 favourite with the sponsors, one of the 91 horses to stand their ground in the Tote Cambridgeshire on October 6.
The three-year-old, an easy winner over 10 furlongs at Windsor, ran well when going under by a length and a quarter to Alphaeus at Newmarket last time outPRICE: Confident
Significant, too, is his "Byzantine Witnesses for the Apocryphal Acts," an introduction to the topic that traces traditions and texts concerning James, the son of Alphaeus.