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Annas [also Ananus or Ananias], son of Seth, was appointed by the Roman legate Quirinius as the first High Priest of the newly formed Roman province of Iudaea in 6 AD; just after the Romans had deposed Archelaus, Ethnarch of Judaea, thereby putting Judaea directly under Roman rule.

  • profession: High priest


  1. Annas is a fictional character from the 1973 film Jesus Christ Superstar.
  2. Annas is a fictional character from the 2006 film Son of Man.


ANNAS is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as ANNAS fix, fix ANNAS, waypoint ANNAS, ANNAS waypoint

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Google previewThe Rights of Patients (2004)

The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients, Third Edition by George J. Annas

Annas is a professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health, the chair of the Health Law Department, and a professor in the Boston University School of Law and the Boston ...

Google previewJesus of Nazareth (1908)

A Life by Samuel Carlyle Bradley

Annas is an old man now, ...

Google previewMemoirs of the Geological Survey of India (1880)

Four annas is a common price paid for an ordinary sized giri* and Price of crude iron. . as but two of these can be made in a very hard day's work of 15 hours' duration, and a considerable time has also to be spent on the preparation of ore and ...

Google previewThe Destruction of Jerusalem in Early Modern English Literature (2015)

by Beatrice Groves

Annas is a Jewish high priest but for all the repeated references to 'the old law' in this stage direction, the mention of 'bishop';, ...

Google previewThe Law in the Fourth Gospel (1975)

The Torah and the Gospel, Moses and Jesus, Judaism and Christianity According to John by Severino Pancaro

The visit to Annas is a historical detail retained by the evangelist ...

Google previewEvidences of Witnesses ... (1898)

Taken Before the India Famine Commission, 1898 by Indian Famine Commission, 1898

Under the former, 16 annas is an average crop, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by George Watt

— 94 annas a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt

— 9i annas ...

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 (2017)

4560 definitions and 66,887 cross-references by TruthBeTold Ministry, Joern Andre Halseth, William Smith

Annas. Smith's. (humble), the son s of one Seth s was appointed high priest s A.D 7 by Quirinus, the imperial governor s of Syria s, but was obliged by Valerius Gratus, procurators of Judea, to give way to Ismael, sons of Phabi, at the beginning ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2007)

by Col Ved Prakash

is given below: Rice 4 annas per maund Gur 2Vi annas per maund Mati kalai 5 annas per maund Black pepper Rs. 20 per maund Earthen pots (Kalsis) 643 ...

Google previewCatholic Encyclopedia (1907)

Annas, son of Seth, succeeded (A. D. 6 or 7) Joazar in the high-priesthood by appointment of Quirinius who had come to Judea to attend to the incorporation of Archelaus's territory into the Roman province of Syria (Josephus, Ant., XVIII, ii, 1).

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Scrabble value of A1N1N1A1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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