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of great mass

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The Jewish Community of Elephantine and the Religiosity Linked to its Temple
Not long before the violent summer of 410 there was another incident at Elephantine, pitting Egyptians and Jews against each other.
It is flush and lush with imperious intimations of exceptional talent and showmanship nonpareil-but also of total control, self-centeredness and elephantine ego!
Sir John French comes in for withering criticism, as does Helmuth von Moltke, and Hastings has persuaded the reviewer that Joseph Joffre's immobility--his "elephantine stubbornness"--was his greatest virtue (552).
Hardworking entertainment industry juggernaut Jennifer Lopez--she sings, dances, acts, produces and sells oceans of mid-priced perfume--must be getting pretty itchy to unload her big ol' mansion in L.A.'s Hidden Hills enclave, because she has, in one fell swoop, chopped an exceptionally elephantine two million smackers off the asking price, which now stands at $12.5 million.
Donat miss Aga Khanas mausoleum, the Monastery of San Simeon, the Abu Simbel Temple, and Elephantine Island.
Thiruvananthapuram: An elephantine problem has visited this year's Thrissur Pooram, the biggest temple festival in Kerala, with Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson batting for the cause of elephants, demanding that they be kept off the festivities.
His principal sources are the Bible, including the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Josephus, the Elephantine archive (fifth century), the Zeno Papyri (third century), the Dead Sea Scrolls, and archaeology.
"It moves at an elephantine pace." Sir David Attenborough on the BBC's commissioning process.
I believe our brains can manifest into visual things" Actress Kate Hudson, in philosophical mood "It moves at an elephantine pace" Sir David Attenborough on the BBC's commissioning process "Crickets jump in my house.
"It moves at an elephantine pace" - Sir David Attenborough on the BBC's commissioning process.
Instead of beginning the Jewish story with Abraham or Moses, or even the importance of those legendary figures despite their dubious histo-ricity--or with the Israelite kingdoms, whose archaeological evidence he later probes quite deeply--he opens his book on Egypt's Elephantine Island, where a 5th-century letter arrives from "a father and mother ...
A granite statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II discovered on Egypt's Elephantine Island at the Temple of Khnum in about 1280 BCE (Before Common Era) has left the British Museum in London and is now exhibited here at Manarat Al Sdiyat art gallery.