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Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Among the Greeks the birthdays of several major Olympian deities (e.g. of Artemis on the sixth, Apollo on the seventh, and Poseidon on the eighth) were in early times assigned to days of...

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birthday

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

in your birthday suit naked. humorous

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birthdays

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 89 words.

The birthdays of some important Greek gods were celebrated monthly on the dates assigned to them. Human birthdays seem not

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birthday

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 30 words.

*Pharaoh's birthday was celebrated with a *banquet (Gen. 40: 20); Herod's with the severed head of *

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Birthdays

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 109 words.

In recent times birthday celebrations have become the norm among many Jews. Even if this practice was copied from the

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birthday

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 31 words.

Pharaoh's birthday was celebrated with a banquet (Gen. 40: 20);Herod's with the severed head of John

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<p>Birthdays</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost 1874–

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<p>Birthdays</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost 1874–

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<p>Birthdays</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost 1874–

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<p>Birthdays</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost 1874–

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<p>Birthdays</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost 1874–

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