Armour-bearer

subs.
P. and V. πασπιστής, ὁ (Xen.), V. πασπιστήρ, ὁ.
Esquire: P. and V. πηρέτης, ὁ (Thuc. 3, 17); see {{U}}Esquire.

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Armour-Bearer — The Armour Bearer is one of the Great Offices of the Royal Household in Scotland.James IV granted the office of Armour Bearer and Squire of His Majesty s Body to Sir Alexander Seton of Tullibody. This grant, apparently dating from 1488, was… …   Wikipedia

  • armour-bearer — arˈmour bearer noun A person who carries another s armour, a squire • • • Main Entry: ↑armour …   Useful english dictionary

  • Armour-bearer —    An officer selected by kings and generals because of his bravery, not only to bear their armour, but also to stand by them in the time of danger. They were the adjutants of our modern armies (Judg. 9:54; 1 Sam. 14:7; 16:21; 31:6) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Books of Samuel — The Books of Samuel (Hebrew: Sefer Sh muel ספר שמואל) are part of the Tanakh (part of Judaism s Hebrew Bible) and also of the Christian Old Testament. The work was originally written in Hebrew, and the Book(s) of Samuel originally formed a single …   Wikipedia

  • Court officials of the Kingdom of Navarre — The court officials of the Kingdom of Navarre, five in number, were in charge of the smooth functioning of various aspects of the royal court at Pamplona. In the tenth and eleventh centuries these officials were often the youthful sons of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Saul — (שאול המלך) (or Sha ul) (Arabic: طالوت ,Tālūt) () and Michal was returned as wife to David. Ish bosheth reigned for two years and was killed by two of his own captains ( and bibleverse nb|1|Samuel|12:1 5|HE) Desiring to be like other nations,… …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • Vangteh — is a large village in present Tedim township of Chin State, Myanmar (Burma). It is sometimes spelled as Wunkathe, probably a mispronunciation by Burmese guides when the British came to the land for the first time, [Bertram S. Carey and Henry N.… …   Wikipedia

  • First and Second Samuel —     First and Second Books of Kings     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► First and Second Books of Kings     (Also know as the FIRST AND SECOND BOOKS OF SAMUEL.     For the First and Second Books of Kings in the Authorized Version see KINGS, THIRD AND… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saul —    Asked for.    1) A king of Edom (Gen. 36:37, 38); called Shaul in 1 Chr. 1:48.    2) The son of Kish (probably his only son, and a child of prayer, asked for ), of the tribe of Benjamin, the first king of the Jewish nation. The singular… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Great Officer of State — In the United Kingdom, the Great Officers of State are traditional Crown ministers, who either inherit their positions or are appointed to exercise certain largely ceremonial functions. Separate Great Officers exist for England and Scotland, and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.