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Malta Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Malta Index: People Government Political Conditions Foreign Relations U.S.-Maltese Relations Sponsored LinksTravel reviews & great deals at T…

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Brewer's: Jew

The Wandering Jew. (1) Said to be KHARTAPH'ILOS, Pilate's porter. When the officers were dragging Jesus out of the hall, Kartaphilos struck Him with his fist in the back, saying, “Go …

Brewer's: Jews

in Dryden's satire of Absalom and Achitophel, those English who were loyal to Charles II., called David. The Jews, a headstrong, moody, murmuring race, God's pampered people, whom, debauche…

Brewer's: Knights of Malta

or Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem. Some time after the first crusade (1042), some Neapolitan merchants built at Jerusalem a hospital for sick pilgrims and a church which they dedicat…

Brewer's: Jew's Myrtle

So called from the popular notion that it formed the crown of thorns placed by the Jews on the Saviour's head. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894JewsJew's-harp…

Brewer's: Wandering Jew

(1) Of Greek tradition. Aristeas, a poet who continued to appear and disappear alternately for above 400 years, and who visited all the mythical nations…

Brewer's: Jews' Sabbath

In the Monasticon de Melsa, ii. pp. 134, 137, we read that a Jew at Tewkesbury fell into a cesspool, and Richard, Earl of Gloucester, passing by, offered to pull him out, but the Jew refuse…