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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
146 words

The vehicle seen by the prophet Ezekiel (Ezekiel 1), representing, in Jewish mysticism, the realms on high into which ...

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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Current Version:
2004

Warriors ride in chariots in early Irish and Welsh narratives because most of these were composed before the saddle was ...

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

When horses were tamed their first military use was in drawing light carts which served as shooting and fighting platforms. ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
1,367 words
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2

In the Near East the chariot was a light, open vehicle with two spoked wheels, drawn by horses yoked on ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
1,186 words
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2

Term applied properly to a light, fast, horse-drawn vehicle with two spoked wheels, which was used in ancient warfare, hunting, ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
111 words

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A light two‐wheeled war vehicle usually carrying a warrior and a driver pulled by horses. Clumsy four‐wheel prototypes drawn

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