Ham, Hamites
Ham, Hamites
Son of Noe and progenitor of one of the three great races of men whose ethnographical table is given by Genesis 10

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  • Cham, Chamites (Ham, Hamites) —     Cham, Chamites     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Cham, Chamites     I. CHAM     (A.V. Ham). Son of Noe and progenitor of one of the three great races of men whose ethnographical table is given by Genesis 10. Wherever the three sons of Noe are… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ham|it|ic — «ha MIHT ihk, huh », adjective, noun. –adjective. 1. of or having to do with the Hamites. 2. of or having to do with an archaic term once used to describe a family of languages in northern and eastern Africa, including ancient Egyptian, Berber,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamites — Carte représentant les domaines linguistiques en accord avec la théorie linguistique hamitique. Les langues sémitiques sont représentées en orange, ce qui était alors considéré comme le domaine des « langues hamitiques » est représenté… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hamites — ha·mite || heɪmaɪt n. descendant of Ham (Biblical); member of any of several peoples of eastern and northern Africa (e.g. the Berbers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Curse of Ham — Noah damning Ham, 19th century painting by Ivan Stepanovitch Ksenofontov The Curse of Ham is a possible misnomer,[1] for the Curse of Canaan. The curse refers to Noah cursing Ham s offspring Canaan, for Ham s own transgression against his father …   Wikipedia

  • Hamitic — Ham•it•ic [[t]hæˈmɪt ɪk, hə [/t]] n. 1) peo (esp. formerly) the non Semitic branches of the Afroasiatic language family 2) peo of or pertaining to the Hamites or to Hamitic • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Hamitic — A stylised T and O map, depicting Africa as the home of the descendants of Ham, Asia of the descendents of Sem, and Europe of the descendants of Japheth (Guntherus Ziner, 1472) …   Wikipedia

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  • Curse and mark of Cain — Mark of Cain redirects here. For other uses, see Mark of Cain (disambiguation). In Christianity and Judaism, the curse of Cain and the mark of Cain refer to the passages in the Biblical Book of Genesis where God declared that Cain, the firstborn… …   Wikipedia

  • Luo (peuple) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Luo. Luo jo Luo Guerrier luo dans le 1er quart du XXe siècle …   Wikipédia en Français

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