Assumption of Moses

The story of the world, written about 90 CE, in terms of conflict between God and Satan beginning with Moses and culminating in the Judgement. The work survives only in fragments, but appears to be known by Jude 9.

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  • Assumption of Moses — The Assumption of Moses (otherwise called the Testament of Moses ) is a Jewish apocryphal pseudepigraphical work of uncertain date and authorship. It is known from a single sixth century manuscript in Latin that was discovered by Antonio Ceriani… …   Wikipedia

  • MOSES — (Heb. מֹשֶׁה; LXX, Mōusēs; Vulg. Moyses), leader, prophet, and lawgiver (set in modern chronology in the first half of the 13th century B.C.E.). Commissioned to take the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses led them from his 80th year to his death at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses — For other uses, see Moses (disambiguation). Moses Moses …   Wikipedia

  • Moses in Hellenistic literature — While the Pentateuch represents Moses as the greatest of all prophets, to whom the Lord made Himself known face to face (Deut. xxxiv. 10; comp. Num. xii. 7), and who, when descending Mount Sinai, had a halo about his head which so filled the… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses in Judeo-Hellenistic literature — The Biblical character Moses is discussed or alluded to in surviving works by a number of Judeo Hellenic or Judeo Roman authors, including Eupolemus, Artapanus, Josephus, and Philo, as well as the non Jewish Hellenistic authors discussed in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses, Assumption of — ▪ pseudepigraphal work       a pseudepigraphal work (not in any biblical canon), a prophecy of the future relating to Israel, put into the mouth of Moses and addressed to Joshua just before the great lawgiver died. Using Moses predictions and… …   Universalium

  • Assumption — In logic an assumption is a proposition that is taken for granted, as if it were true based upon presupposition without preponderance of the facts. An assumption that is considered to be self evident or otherwise fundamental is called an axiom.… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses of Chorene — Movses Khorenatsi s statue in front of the Matenadaran in Yerevan. Born ca. 410 AD, or between 7th to 9th century AD Kingdom of Armenia Died …   Wikipedia

  • Moses of Chorene — • Armenian called by his countrymen the father of history and the father of scholars , and celebrated as a poet, or hymn writer, and a grammarian Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moses of Chorene     Moses of Chorene …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Moses Hazen — Born June 1, 1733 Haverhill, Province of Massachusetts Bay …   Wikipedia

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