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Headword: *)arimatqai=os
Adler number: alpha,3883
Translated headword: Arimathaian, Arimathaean, Arimathean
Vetting Status: high
From a place [sc. of that name].
Greek Original:
*)arimatqai=os: a)po\ to/pou.
Arimathea/Arimathaia, a.k.a. Ramathaiam, is in the present-day West Bank. Its ancient claim to fame rested principally on its being the home town of Joseph, the man who (in all four Gospels) begs the body of Christ from Pilate and buries it.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 August 2001@03:14:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 24 August 2002@11:10:03.
William Hutton (added keyword, set status) on 26 June 2003@07:21:04.
Nicholas Fincher (slightly amended note) on 14 July 2003@14:14:17.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 April 2006@05:58:50.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2011@09:21:03.
David Whitehead on 12 April 2012@03:29:33.


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