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Aesop's Fables: The Prophet

by Aesop The Lion and the AssThe Hound and the HareThe Prophet A Prophet sat in the market-place and told the fortunes of all who cared to engage his services. Suddenly there came running u…

Brewer's: Prophet

(The). Mahomet is so called. (570-632.) The Koran says there have been 200,000 prophets, only six of whom have brought new laws or dispensations; Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Mah…

Brewer's: Sons of the Prophets

Disciples or scholars belonging to the “college of the prophets,” or under instruction for the ministry. In this sense we call the University where we were educated our “A…

From Private to Prophet

The Year in Movies by Peter Keough A year in film can be seen as a record of commercial and artistic achievement, in which case 1998 will be remembered as the year Hollywood made more money…

Brewer's: Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

The first poetical tale in Thomas Moore's Lalla Rookh. The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan was Hakim ben Allah, surnamed the Veiled (Mokanna), founder of an Arabic sect in the eighth century. …

The Koran/Sura XXI — The Prophets

Sura XXI — The ProphetsMecca — 112 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful THIS people's reckoning hath drawn nigh, yet, sunk in carelessness, they turn aside. …