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Shem,

in the Bible, eldest son of Noah; presented as the ancestor of the Semites, particularly of the Hebrews and Arabs. An apocalypse called the Paraphrase of Shem was found among the Nag HammadiNag Hammadi
, a town in Egypt near the ancient town of Chenoboskion, where, in 1945, a large cache of gnostic texts in the Coptic language was discovered. The Nag Hammadi manuscripts, dating from the 4th cent. A.D.
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 codices. The Treatise of Shem, known from a 15th-century Syriac manuscript, is an astrological almanac.

Shem

 

in Biblical mythology, one of the three sons of Noah; progenitor of the Elamites, Assyrians, and other peoples known as Semites (“sons of Shem”).

Shem

Old Testament the eldest of Noah's three sons (Genesis 10:21)
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