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Nathalie LaCoste

thunderbolts. These last provided a most marvelous spectacle, for they ran through the hail, their natural antagonist, and yet did not melt it nor were quenched by it, but unchanged coursed up and down and kept guard over the hail. Mos . 1.118 The weather here is the normal weather of Egypt. There is a

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G. Anthony Keddie

in Phocaea (Ionia) known from an inscription to have received the προεδρία, or front seat. 172 This was probably the custom in the Early Roman period as well, since it was also a typical practice in Greco-Roman association and spectacle buildings. It goes without saying that the benefactors of

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G. Anthony Keddie

throne (esp. 62:1–8), there are no remarks about wheels or fire (although the Parables may echo Ezekiel’s language of the spectacle of the throne in 39:14; see Charles 1912, 34; Nickelsburg 2001, 264). This has led Charlesworth (2013a, 190) to point to the imagery of chariots in 57:1 as the link between