Abraxas

(from the article `Egk, Werner`) ...influence was Igor Stravinsky. In 1938, while in Berlin, he conducted his highly successful opera, Peer Gynt (after Henrik Ibsen), one of his most ...
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Abraxas

• (n.) A mystical word used as a charm and engraved on gems among the ancients; also, a gem stone thus engraved.
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Abraxas

[moth] Abraxas is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae. ...
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Abraxas

A¬∑brax'as noun [ A name adopted by the Egyptian Gnostic Basilides, containing the Greek letters α, β, ρ, α, ξ, α, σ, which, as numerals, amounted to 365. It was used to signify the supreme deity as ruler of the 365 heavens of his system.] A mystical w...
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Abraxas

Abraxas was an ancient Greek word of power made into an amulet for protection against ills. The amulets, or talismans, were known as Abraxas Stones and were cut into symbolic forms combing a fowl's head, a serpent's body and human limbs and engraved with the name Abraxas.
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abraxas

Charm found engraved on ancient stones. The Greek letters of the word, when interpreted as numbers, total 365. The word was used by Egyptian Gnostics to describe the supreme being. ...
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abraxas

gem engraved with mystical word and bearing human-animal figure
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abraxas

sequence of Greek letters considered as a word and formerly inscribed on charms, amulets, and gems in the belief that it possessed magical qualities. ...
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