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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839), bishop of Peterborough and biblical critic

Robert K. Forrest.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biblical Studies. 3688 words.

Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839), bishop of Peterborough and biblical critic, was born at Faversham, Kent, on 10 December 1757 and baptized there on 3 January 1758, the eldest son of Richard...

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher

C. H. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Biblical Studies; Education. 1130 words.

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher, according to the Dominican annalist Nicholas Trevet (d. 1328) was born in the diocese of Bath....

Williams, Peter (1723–1796), biblical commentator

R. Tudur Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 1723 words.

Williams, Peter (1723–1796), biblical commentator, was born on 7 January 1723 at West Marsh, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, the son of Owen William (1694–1735), farmer, and his wife,...

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Hartwig Altenmüller and Elizabeth Schwaiger.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1680 words.

desert game and the animals of the Nile Valley and its adjacent marshes was the original (Paleolithic) form of food