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Biblical Allusions

The 'Ram in a Thicket' From Ur, southern Iraq, about 2600-2400 BC This is one of an almost identical pair discovered by Leonard Woolley in the 'Great Death Pit', one of the graves in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. The other is now in the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia. It was named the 'Ram in a Thicket' by the excavator Leonard Woolley, who liked biblical allusions. In Genesis 22


Allusionary helps students understand allusions in literature in four categories: biblical, historical, mythological, and literary.

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Fahrenheit 451 allusion

ALLUSION: Literary Devices in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

10 | Jonah emerges from the whale (Ketos) - Carolingian miniature folio-147v | Ernest T. DeWald (1930): “The largest assemblage of pictures to have come down to us from the Carolingian period.” The Stuttgart Psalter, an illuminated Carolingian manuscript Place of origin: Saint-Germain-des-Prés Date of manuscript : around 830 CE Signature : Cod. bibl. 23 Present location: Stuttgart, Württembergische Landes-Bibliothek


Every child of God is able to defeat the world and we win the victory over that world by means of our Faith. 1 John 5:4


Rational Faiths: Biblical Allusions to Asherah. "Taken together, all this evidence suggests that the title ruach Elohim/Yahweh is a symbolic name that underscores the goddess’ indissoluble relationship to the Israelite chief male deity and her life-giving qualities. She is, as it were, God’s breath, something he could not live without."


Biblical Allusions - AP Literature and Composition


Dr. Marting Luther King "I Have A Dream" Speech (August 28, 1963) ~ "When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, 'Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!'"


AP Language Biblical Allusions Quiz - By Miss_Leimenstoll