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a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels

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Babylonian god of the earth

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Reports of the destruction of Baal Shamin temple on Sunday came less than a week after IS militants beheaded Khaled Asaad who worked as head of antiquities in Palmyra for over 50 years.
These facts have prompted some scholars to explain the epithet "Baal, son of Dagan" as reflecting an identification of Dagan and Baal either by virtue of their parallel function as storm-gods (accepting the Arabic etymology of the root d-g-n for the god Dagan) or on the grounds that they "competed" for supremacy over the gods in Syria.
I would also like to reiterate that the key objectives of our 5-year growth strategy remain very much intact, with resource drilling delivering exciting results - particularly in the North Chillagoe Region - and the Company on track to achieve or exceed production guidance for Q2FY12, notwithstanding the delays at Baal Gammon.
The Roman mancala boards in the Temple of Baal were found mostly near remains of the buildings that have been identified as a banqueting house as well as a sacred altar and basin (Browning 1979:112-14), all in front of the entrance to the temple proper.
Said Dhananjai Kausal, Organiser, Sri Baal (child) Ramleela Committee, Kotha Parcha.
Because the text could be described as semi-autobiographical, it is necessary at the outset to engage effectively with the question of whether or not expressions of homosexuality in Baal and other early plays and poetry indicate that Brecht practised homosexual acts in real life.
Baal We Cry To Thee emerged with emotive power and a strongly decalimed Be Not Afraid conveyed the spiritual reassurance of the chorus.
Not content to follow the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, he took as wife Jezebel daughter of King Ethbaal of the Phoenicians, and he went and served Baal and worshipped him.
There hasn't been much sniper activity in West Cork since a certain attack at BAal na mBlcth on August 22, 1922, when Senator McCarthy's third cousin Michael Collins was assassinated.
He makes a radical statement of faith that the Lord God of Israel is God, more powerful than Baal, the Canaanite God of rain.
Knowledgeably compiled by Rabbi Eli Friedman and expertly translated by Rabbi Elchonon Lesches, The Great Mission: The Life And Story Of Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov is the story of the man who first explained a new dimension of Jewish mystical concepts to the Judaic community.
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Last December, we featured the case of Dot Norton from Bryn y Baal, near Mold.
Or is this just another of those dark ages so familiar to Old Testament history when the Children of Israel, having reverted to the worship of Baal in high places, find themselves once again at the mercy of the Assyrians?
The program will have live music by The Baal Shem Tov Chassidic Rock Band, and a giant Sukkah or green-topped hut in honor of Sukkas, the most joyous festival of the Jewish year.