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absalom

General Crossword Questions for “absalom”

  • Sailor and girl go together to doctor over rebellious child

Encyclopedia

  • The Banquet of Absalom attributed to Niccolò de Simone around 1650. After his full sister Tamar was raped by their half-brother, David's eldest son, Amnon, Absalom waited two years and avenged her by sending his servants to murder Amnon at a feast to which he had invited all the king's sons. — “Absalom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published in 1936. It is a story about three families of the American South, taking place before, during, and after the Civil War, with the focus of the story on the life of Thomas Sutpen. Contents. — “Absalom, Absalom! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Absalom's Pillar is approximately 47 feet in height.[1] The lower half of the monument is a solid, monolithic block, about twenty feet square by twenty-one feet high, surrounded on three sides by passageways which separate it from the walls of the cliff of the Mount of Olives. — “Tomb of Absalom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • For Absalom And David more did not Ahitophel, Spurring them on maliciously to strife. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • For, in short, Eglon, King of Moab, was assassinated by Ehud; Absalom was hung by his hair, and pierced with three darts; King Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, was killed by Baasa; King Ela by Zimri; Ahaziah by Jehu; Athaliah by Jehoiada; the Kings Jehoiakim, Jeconiah, and Zedekiah, were led into captivity. — “Candide” by Voltaire

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