Emesene

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See also: Émésène and émésène

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἐμεσηνός (Emesēnós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Em‧e‧sene

Adjective[edit]

Emesene

  1. Of or pertaining to Emesa.
    • 2005, Maurice Sartre, The Middle East Under Rome, →ISBN, page 77:
      This association may be explained by the kinship between the Emesene gods and those of Baalbek.
    • 2011, Harry Sidebottom, Lion of the Sun: Warrior of Rome, →ISBN:
      The Emesene guardsman's blade sparked off the marble.
    • 2016, Warwick Ball, Rome in the East: The Transformation of an Empire, →ISBN:
      But the names were presumably popular Emesene ones and may not necessarily refer to the royal family, despite the names' close associations with both the ruling dynasty and the Emesene Sun cult.
    Synonyms: Emesan, Emisene
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Noun[edit]

Emesene (plural Emesenes)

  1. (historical) A person from, or an inhabitant of, Emesa.
    • 1854, Theodoret (Bishop of Cyrrhus.) & ‎Evagrius (Scholasticus), A history of the church from A.D. 322 to the death of Theodore of Mopsuestia, A.D. 427:
      And Aurelius Antoninus, the Emesene, was he not slaughtered together with his mother?
    • 1939, John Bagnell Bury, ‎Stanley Arthur Cook, & ‎Frank E. Adcock, The Cambridge Ancient History - Volume 12, page 54:
      But though the fiscus was put in charge of an Emesene of low character, the confiscations which Dio complains of the increased exaction of crown gold", and the general disorder into which the imperial finances fell may have been due less to the rapacity or incompetence of officials than to the foolish liberality by which the Emperor sought to win popular applause.
    • 2002, Anthony R Birley, Septimius Severus: The African Emperor, →ISBN:
      A prominent Emesene, who may well have been a kinsman of Julia, was the victim, one Julius Alexander.
    Synonyms: Emesan, Emisene
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emesene

  1. (historical) A region in Syria along the middle and upper section of the Orontes river, between Epiphaneia to the north and Maurikiopolis to the south.
    • 1990, Seth Schwartz, Josephus and Judaean Politics, →ISBN, page 110:
      Here Remy notes that four kings received ornamenta, the three here mentioned and Sohaemus of Emesene.
    • 2001, Frank R. Trombley, Hellenic Religion and Christianization: C. 370-529, →ISBN, page 150:
      Yet the question remains: how typical of conditions in Mount Lebanon and the Emesene was Abraames' experience?
    • 2007, Barbara Levick, Julia Domna: Syrian Empress, Routledge, page 11:
      All 713 inscriptions from the region of Emesene are in Greek, including funerary monuments.
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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emesene f (genitive Emesene)

  1. Emesene (region)
    • 2001, Rom und das Reich in der Hohen Kaiserzeit[1], page 421:
      Das Umland war zwar arm [...], doch Palmyra konnte aufgrund seiner außergewöhlichen Lage die gesamte syrische Wüste zwischen der Emesene und dem Euphrat mit seinen Reitern kontrollieren und in diesem Gebiet die Sicherheit der Reisenden gewährleisten.
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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emesene f

  1. Emesene (region)

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Emesēne

  1. vocative masculine singular of Emesēnus