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(Carmonii). The residents of Carmania (2 Esd 15:30). Frequently described by some ancient writers as closely resembling the Medians and Persians in manners and customs.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
CARMONIANS [Lat Carmonii]. A people referred to in the apocalyptic visions of war and calamity that constitute chaps. 15–16 of 2 Esdras (15:30). The Carmonians appear in the E, devastate the land of Assyria, and then engage in battle with the “dragons of Arabia.” The Carmonians were a people culturally
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Carmonians kär-mṑni-ənz; AV, NEB, CARMANIANS. A people from Carmania, a Persian province located along the north shore of the Persian Gulf. They are depicted in one of the visions of 2 Esdras (15:30) as a fierce and warlike nation that joins in battle with “the dragons of Arabia.” The country is
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CARMONIANS<kar-mo’-ni-anz>; the King James Version Carmanians: A people mentioned in one of the visions — ”an horrible vision” (2 Esdras 15:30 ff) — of the “Apocalypse of Esdras.” Their country, Carmania, was an extensive province of Asia lying between Parthia and Ariana and the North side of
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Carmonians kahr-moh′nee-uhnz (Lat. Carmonii, from Gk. Γερμάνιοι). KJV Carmanians. A people group mentioned in an apocalyptic vision (2 Esd. 15:30). Their home was Carmania, modern Kerman, a fertile province of ancient Persia situated on the N shore of the Persian Gulf. It is a mountainous region, separated
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
CARMONIANS, kär-mō′ni-anz; AV Carmanians: A people mentioned in one of the visions—“an horrible vision” (2 Esd 15:30 ff)—of the “Apocalypse of Esdras.” Their country, Carmania, was an extensive province of Asia lying between Parthia and Ariana and the N. side of the Pers Gulf, and extending to Drangiana
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CARMONIANS kahr-moh´nee-uhns. Latin Carmonii. An ancient agricultural people in the province of Carmonia (modern Kerman) in southern Persia, whom HERODOTUS identifies as one of the tribes that CYRUS the Great persuaded to revolt against the Medes (Hist. 1.125). The Carmonians are mentioned only in 2