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John Klimax

John Klimax  

(or ὁ τη̑ς Κλίμακος, “of the Ladder”), also called Scholastikos or Sinaites, theologian and saint; born before 579, died ca.650 (F. Nau, BZ 11 [1902] 35–37); feastday 30 Mar.His ...
mice

mice  

Ceremonially unclean creatures (Lev. 11: 29) for faithful Hebrews, but allegedly eaten by idolaters (Isa. 66: 17), who will suffer the consequences. Golden mice were placed in the Ark by the ...
Snakes

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
364 words

(sing. ὄφις) or serpents. Despite the general interest of Byz., zoological treatises on snakes have not survived. Sporadic information on

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