Gadara


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Gad·a·ra

 (găd′ər-ə)
An ancient city of the Middle East southeast of the Sea of Galilee. One of the Greek cities of the Decapolis, it is described in the Bible as the place where Jesus cast demons out of a man and into a herd of swine, which then threw themselves into the sea.

Gad′a·rene′ (găd′ə-rēn′, găd′ə-rēn′) adj. & n.
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Mae yna gyfrifoldeb ar bob un ohonon ni ond, hyd yn oed o arafu, mynd tros y dibyn fyddai Moch Gadara a'r lemingiaid.
The first one was with tour guide Alaa Akash, who took the Crown Prince on a tour of Umm Qais, which was known as Gadara, of the Roman Decapolis cities.
Connect to authentic local experiences around the historical town of Um Qais, which sits in close proximity to the ruins of ancient Gadara and overlooks the Lake of Tiberias and the Yarmouk River gorge.
NAWABSHAH -- A c lash erupted between two groups of Gadara and Lekho communities in village Zawar Zahid Lekho on Thursday.
A similar octagonal central-plan is found in Gadara "Um Qeis" in the north of Jordan (Homes-Frederico and Hennesy, 1989: 600).
Ademas de esto, existen recuentos de autores antiguos (Aristocles de Mesena, Filodemo de Gadara, Dionisio de Halicarnaso, algunos pasajes de Plutarco y Estrabon).
Asi, por ejemplo, Foucault (2004) en el Cultivo de si, a proposito del otro necesario, senala que en las comunidades neopitagoricas o tambien aquellos grupos epicureos sobre cuyas tecnicas tenemos alguna informacion a traves de Filodemo de Gadara, existian reglas de conducta o ejercicios comunes que permitian, en el cuidado que tomaba uno de si mismo, recibir la ayuda de los demas.
(19) Desde esta perspectiva, antes que un abandono del proyecto racionalista o de una liberacion respecto de la "tirania del logos", lo que ofrece la obra del de Gadara es mas bien una concepcion enriquecida del racionalismo, la cual, segun creo, Epicuro no tendria razones para rechazar.
But it is perhaps the scroll by Philodemus of Gadara, titled "On Death," where we get the most complete, coherent teachings that are relevant to the issue of euthanasia.
Gadara - Umm Qes II: The Twin Churches on the Roman-Byzantine Terrace and Excavations in the Streets
In Menippus, the hero, the third-century Cynic Menippus of Gadara, descends to Hades in search of true wisdom--not without the assistance of Mithrobarzanes, a Chaldaean sorcerer (24)--only to discover in the indistinguishable dead the vanity of human wishes, thus mocking pretentious, confused, hypocritical, and self-important moralists (for More, read scholastics).
En primer plano, al centro, un cojo lucha a palos con un contrincante, cuya macana, al golpear a uno de los cargadores de la silla, va a precipitar al triunfador en las mismas aguas a las que se arroja una piara que recuerda a los cerdos de Gadara. Se agitan en el aire las piernas de una mujer a quien las bestias poseidas han derribado en su intento de fuga.