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Ismaelian
Ismaelian Is`ma*e"li*an, Ismaelite Is"ma*el*ite, n. (Eccl.) One of a sect of Mohammedans who favored the pretensions of the family of Mohammed ben Ismael, of the house Ali.
P AEliani
Wart hog Wart" hog` (Zo["o]l.) Either one of two species of large, savage African wild hogs of the genus Phacoch[oe]rus. These animals have a pair of large, rough, fleshy tubercles behind the tusks and second pair behind the eyes. The tusks are large and strong, and both pairs curve upward. The body is scantily covered with bristles, but there is long dorsal mane. The South African species (Phacoch[oe]rus [AE]thiopicus) is the best known. Called also vlacke vark. The second species (P. [AE]liani) is native of the coasts of the Red Sea.

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- Aelian or Aeli**** may refer to: Aeli**** Tacticus, Gr**** military writer of the 2nd century, who lived in Rome Casperius Aeli****, Praetorian Prefect...
- (Gr****: Κλαύδιος Αιλιανός Klávdios Elianós; c. 175 – c. 235 AD), commonly Aelian (/ˈiːliən/), born at Praeneste, was a Roman author and teacher of rhetoric...
- reported that "elephants are scared by the smallest squeal of the hog". Aelian confirmed that elephants were frightened by squealing pigs (and rams with...
- Τακτικός; fl. 2nd century AD), also known as Aelian (/ˈiːliən/), was a Gr**** military writer who lived in Rome. Aelian's military treatise in fifty-three chapters...
- Ponte Sant'Angelo, originally the Aelian Bridge or Pons Aelius, is a Roman bridge in Rome, Italy, completed in 134 AD by Roman Emperor Hadrian (Publius...
- history by various writers, including Ctesias, Strabo, Pliny the Younger, Aelian and Cosmas Indicopleustes. The Bible also describes an animal, the re'em...
- According to Aelian, Nerites was never mentioned by epic poets such as Homer and Hesiod, but was a common figure in the mariners’ folklore. Aelian cites two...
- Ⅵ:55; Seneca, De Tranquillitate Animi, 8.7.; Aelian, Varia Historia, 13.28. Laërtius & Hicks 1925, Ⅵ:21; Aelian, Varia Historia, 10.16.; Jerome, Adversus...
- Apollodorus, he was the offspring of Typhon. In another tradition, told by Aelian (citing Epimenides) and Hyginus, the lion was the child of the moon-goddess...
- reported by the Roman orator Aelian (ca. 175–ca. 235) in his Miscellaneous History, which was written entirely in Gr****. Aelian's story closely resembles...
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