Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Sa’biens

 Sabel’lians.Sable 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sa’biens
 
is the Aramean equivalent of the word “Baptists.” (See below.)   1
        “The sects of Hemerobaptists, Baptists, and Sabiens (the Mogtasila of the Arabian writers) in the second century filled Syria, Palestine, and Babylonia.”—Renan: Life of Jesus, chap. xii.
 


 Sabel’lians.Sable 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors