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"Airs composed" indicates an anagram of "airs". "By" indicates concatenation. "Priest" refers to Eli (from the book of Samuel). That's the cryptic half of the clue, and it yields ISRA+ELI. And "Israeli" = "in Hebrew perhaps".


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A few possible answers: From a more secular view: Heinrich Zimmern in The Babylonian and the Hebrew Genesis (Originally in German "Biblische und babylonische Urgeschichte"), pg 44-45, wrote: "...We have found in Babylonian traditions the origin of this figure of the sage walking with God through the greater part of a life of three hundred and ...


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Well, for one the English term "giant" is vague and generic: it merely means taller than average which is why a pro basketball player can be called giant (and none of them even make it to 8 ft.) and folkloric tales of people many entire body lengths taller than average are also called giants. The answer is that Genesis 6 is the only reliable reference to ...


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Merriam-Webster provides the following definition: Nephilim (noun) a biblical race of giants or demigods giant (noun) 1 : a legendary humanlike being of great stature and strength 2a : a living being of great size b : a person of extraordinary powers 3 : something unusually large or powerful This would imply that a Nephilim would be a type of giant. Should ...


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365 Genii of Earthly Spheres, the Greek calendar divided it so. Also Abraxas stood for the 7 Sphere Archons, or the Planetary Rulers that in some traditions were 'imprisoning' by misunderstanding, while in others they were shaping the human spirit/soul before it was released onto further voyage. Like in Mithraic mysteries, the soul entered from the stars ...


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