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Mars Hill

The Areopagus or rocky hill in Athens, north-west of the Acropolis, where the Athenian supreme tribunal and court of morals was held. From some part of this hill Paul delivered the address recorded in Acts 17:22-31. (see AREOPAGUS.)

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The god of war and husbandry.

2. (n.) One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having a diameter of about 4,200 miles, a period of 687 days, and a mean distance of 141,000,000 miles. It is conspicuous for the redness of its light.

3. (n.) The metallic element iron, the symbol of which / was the same as that of the planet Mars.

697. Areios Pagos -- "the Hill of Ares," Areopagus, a hill in ...
... Areopagus, Mars' Hill. From Ares (the name of the Greek deity of war) and a derivative
of pegnumi; rock of Ares, a place in Athens -- Areopagus, Mars' Hill. ...
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698. Areopagites -- a judge of the court of Areopagus
... Areopagite. From Areios Pagos; an Areopagite or member of the court held on Mars'
Hill -- Areopagite. see GREEK Areios Pagos. (areopagites) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Of Æsculapius, Apollo, Mars, Castor and Pollux, and of Mercurius ...
... Addressed to His Brother Pentadius. Chap. VIII."Of Æsculapius, Apollo,
Mars, Castor and Pollux, and of Mercurius and Bacchus. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap viii of aesculapius apollo mars.htm

Concerning the Offices of Mercury and Mars.
... Book VII. Chapter 14."Concerning the Offices of Mercury and Mars. ... If, therefore,
Felicitas should give perpetual peace, Mars would have nothing to do. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 14 concerning the offices of.htm

The Dark was Lifting as Vergilius Entered the Field of Mars. ...
... CHAPTER 11 The dark was lifting as Vergilius entered the Field of Mars.�
The dark was lifting as Vergilius entered the Field of Mars. ...
// 11 the dark was.htm

Of the Life and Actions of Æsculapius, Apollo, Neptune, Mars ...
... gods. Chap. X."Of the life and actions of Æsculapius, apollo, neptune,
mars, castor and pollux, mercury and bacchus. What other ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap x of the life and.htm

In the Matter of their Origins, as These are Somewhat Obscure and ...
... Thereafter Romulus dedicated the Equiria to Mars, though they claim the Consualia
too for Romulus, on the ground that he consecrated them to Consus, the god ...
/.../tertullian/the shows or de spectaculis/chapter v in the matter.htm

Astrological Lore.
... Book IX. Chapter XVII."Astrological Lore. "In short, when Mars, holding the centre
in his house, regards Saturn quarterly, with Mercury towards the centre ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xvii astrological lore.htm

Not Genesis, but Free-Will.
... "The Medes alone in all the world, with the greatest care, throw men still breathing
to be devoured by dogs; yet they have not Mars with the Moon placed in ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxv not genesis but free-will.htm

What Varro Reports About the Term Areopagus, and About Deucalion's ...
... majesty; and therefore he will not admit that the Areopagus, the place where the
Apostle Paul disputed with the Athenians, got this name because Mars, who in ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 10 what varro reports about.htm

Concerning Felicity, whom the Romans, who Venerate Many Gods, for ...
... Why, therefore, did he appoint as gods for the Romans, Janus, Jove, Mars, Picus,
Faunus, Tibernus, Hercules, and others, if there were more of them? ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 23 concerning felicity whom the.htm

Impure Loves Ascribed to the Gods.
... "He raged, as Mars, when brandishing his spear." [773]. Hush! Homer, a god never
rages. ... "Mars, Mars, the bane of mortals, stained with blood;" [774]. ...
/.../athenagoras/a plea for the christians/chapter xxi impure loves ascribed to.htm

Mars (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Mars Hill. ... 3. (n.) The metallic element iron, the symbol
of which / was the same as that of the planet Mars. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/m/mars.htm - 7k

Mars'. Mars, Mars'. Marsena . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia MARS' HILL.
marz hil. See AREOPAGUS. Mars, Mars'. Marsena . Reference Bible.
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Mars-hill (1 Occurrence)
Mars-hill. Marshes, Mars-hill. Marshy . Multi-Version Concordance
Mars-hill (1 Occurrence). Acts 17:22 Then Paul stood ...
/m/mars-hill.htm - 6k

Areopagus (3 Occurrences)
... The Latin form of the Greek word rendered "Mars' hill." But it denotes also the
council or court of justice which met in the open air on the hill. ...
/a/areopagus.htm - 14k

Marrying (7 Occurrences)

/m/marrying.htm - 8k

... 239, "When Mars (apin) approaches Scorpio the prince will die by a scorpion's sting
and his son after him will take the throne." It may be remarked that as the ...
/a/astrology.htm - 38k

Nergal (3 Occurrences)
... Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NERGAL. nar'-gal (nereghal): A Babylonian deity,
identified with the planet Mars, and worshipped at Cutha (compare 2 Kings 17:30). ...
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Overmuch (16 Occurrences)
... Acts 17:22 And Paul got to his feet on Mars' Hill and said, O men of Athens,
I see that you are overmuch given to fear of the gods. (BBE). ...
/o/overmuch.htm - 11k

Enlighten (8 Occurrences)
... Sin mars the intellectual discernment; "but he that is spiritual discerneth all
things" (1 Corinthians 2:15 King James Version, margin). MO Evans. ...
/e/enlighten.htm - 10k

Bible Concordance
Mars (2 Occurrences)

Acts 17:19 And they took him to Mars' Hill, saying, Will you make clear to us what is this new teaching of yours?

Acts 17:22 Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.



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