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Mani

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Μάνη, Μαΐνη), the mountainous central “finger” of the Peloponnesos extending southward into the Cretan Sea and terminating in Cape Tainaron (Matapan). The region has an unusually rough and...

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Mani

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 12 words.

Mani was the third-century ce Persian prophet of Manichaeism (see Manichaeism).

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Manis

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 77 words.

1. Greek: from the personal name Manis, a pet form of Emmanouel (see Emanuel).

2. Czech (

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Mani

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 80 words.

Current frequencies: GB 370, Ireland 5 • GB frequency 1881: 0

1 Turkish: unexplained, perhaps from mani ‘obstacle’

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Mani

Edited by Pamela Kember.

in Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 31 words.

Mani probably lived around 1600. He belongs to the group of artists working under the Emperor Akbar the Great (

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Mani

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 2019 words.

The Manichaeans were the followers of Mani, a religious visionary, author, and tireless missionary from southern *Mesopotamia (216–c.

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Mani

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 1159 words.

It is impossible to state in brief compass the facts relating to the life of Mani (or, acc. to the

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Mani

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 247 words.

There are contradictions among the sources, but it appears that Mani (c.216–76) was born near Seleucia-Ctesiphon, the

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Mani

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 242 words.

There are contradictions among the sources, but it appears that Mani (c.216–76) was born near Seleucia-Ctesiphon, the capital

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Mani

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

There are contradictions among the sources, but it appears that Mani (c.216–76) was born near Seleucia-Ctesiphon, the capital of the Persian Empire, and began teaching in 240. Opposition...

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Mani

Henry Chadwick.

in The Church in Ancient Society

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 1112 words.

Mani (216–76) gave fresh life to Gnostic dualism in the third century. Thinking about the problem of evil, he developed his own cosmology of conflict between the powers of light and...

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