Elymas


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Elymas

(ĕl`ĭmăs), the same as Bar-jesusBar-jesus
, called Elymas
, in the New Testament, Jewish sorcerer at Paphos who tried to divert a prospective Christian convert and was cursed with blindness.
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1481-85), in Benozzo Gozzoli's Saint Augustine Lecturing in Rome of 1464-65 (San Gimignano, Sant'Agostino, apse), and in Raphael's tapestry cartoon of 1515-16 representing The Blinding of Elymas before the Proconsul Sergius Paulus (London, Victoria and Albert Museum).