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Kellia

Definition of the noun Kellia

What does Kellia mean as a name of something?

Kellia is a genus of Kelliidae, described by Turton in 1822.

Kellia is a genus of Actinopterygii, described by Kazantseva-Selezneva in 1980.

Kellia is a subgenus of Kelliidae, described by Turton in 1822.

Place

Kellia, referred to as "the innermost desert", was a 4th-century Egyptian Christian monastic community spread out over many square kilometers in the Nitrian Desert. It was one of three centers of monastic activity in the region, along with Nitria and Scetis. It is called al-Muna in Arabic and was inhabited until the 9th century. Only archaeological sites remain today.

Phrases with Kellia

  1. Kellia Bulla
  2. Kellia Rosea
  3. Kellia Adamsi
  4. Kellia Danili
  5. Kellia Micans
  6. Kellia Minima
  7. Kellia Ojiana
  8. Kellia Pumila
  9. Kellia Solida
  10. Kellia Tumida
  11. Kellia Ambigua
  12. Kellia Bifurca
  13. Kellia Bullata
  14. Kellia Citrina
  15. Kellia Convexa
  16. Kellia Ojianus
  17. Kellia Physema
  18. Kellia Pulchra
  19. Kellia Robusta
  20. genus Kellia

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism: A-L (2000)

by William M. Johnston

prompted the establishment of a quieter outpost called Kellia ("The Olls"). Tradition has St. Antony visiting Amoun at Nitria and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

prompted the establishment of a quieter outpost called Kellia (“The Cells”). Tradition has St. Antony visiting Amoun at Nitria and ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Christian Theologians (2000)

by Patrick W. Carey, Joseph T. Lienhard

345- Kellia [near Alexandria] Egypt, 399). Education: rhetoric and philosophy in Pontus: theology under Gregory of Nazianzus,* in Cappadocia and Constantinople; ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Byzantium (2012)

by John H. Rosser

The largest early Christian monastery in Egypt, dating from the sixth to eighth centuries, was named “Kellia,” which in Greek means “cells,” for it was a collection of about 1,600 individual dwellings. The lavra developed from this, as a clustering ...

Google previewFirst Name Reverse Dictionary (1993)

Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2d ed. by Yvonne Navarro

warrior Kellda f fountain; fresh Kelle m hawk; mighty; warrior Kellen f warrior Keller m companion; little Kelley f warrior Kelley m dweller; warrior; water Kelli f warrior Kellia f warrior Kellie f warrior Kellin m mighty; warrior Kellina f warrior Kelly f ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Kellia:Thesite ofa large Coptic monastic settlement from the 4th–8th centuries AD inthe western NileDelta ofEgypt.The pottery makes upan important ceramic assemblage of the Late Roman period of Egypt. Kel'taminar: Culture complex at ...

Google previewA Geographic Dictionary of Rhode Island (1894)

by Henry Gannett

Kellia planulata Stimpson. Cryptodon gonldii Phillippi. Cardium pinnulatum Conrad.

Google previewThe Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology (2017)

by Finney

Egloff, Kellia: La Poterie Copte [Geneva, 1977]). Places of manufacture are ubiquitous; it was much more efficient to produce a. near or at the location where they were to be filled than to transport them overland ...

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Scrabble value of K5E1L1L1I1A1

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