an edifice raised by her in the East; sometimes she bears a large cross, typical of her alleged discovery of that upon which the Saviour was crucified; sometimes she also bears the three nails by which He was affixed to the cross.

Helenos The prophet, the only son of Priam that survived the fall of Troy. He fell to the share of Pyrrhos when the captives were awarded; and because he saved the life of the young Grecian was allowed to marry Androm'-ache, his brother Hector's widow. (Virgil: Æneid.)

Helicon The Muses' Mount. It is part of the Parnassos, a mountain range in Greece.
   Helicon's harmonious stream is the stream which flowed from Helicon to the fountains of the Muses, called Aganippe and Hippocrene (3 syl.).

Heligh-monat (Holy-month). The name given by the Anglo-Saxons to December, in allusion to Christmas Day.

Heliopolis the City of the Sun, a Greek form of (1) Baalbek, in Syria; and (2) of On, in ancient Egypt, noted for its temple of Actis, called Beth Shemesh or Temple of the Sun, in Jer. xliii. 13.

Helios The Greek Sun-god, who rode to his palace in Colchis every night in a golden boat furnished with wings.

Heliostat An instrument by which the rays of the sun can be flashed to great distances. Used in signalling.

Heliotrope (4 syl.). Apollo loved Clytie, but forsook her for her sister Leucothoe. On discovering this, Clytie pined away; and Apollo changed her at death to a flower, which, always turning towards the sun, is called heliotrope. (Greek, "turn-to-sun.")
    According to the poets, heliotrope renders the bearer invisible. Boccaccio calls it a stone, but Solinus says it is the herb. "Ut herba ejusdem nominis mixta et præcantationibus legitimis consecrata, eum, a quocunque gestabitur, subtrahat visibus obviorum." (Georgic, xi.)

"No hope had they of crevice where to hide,
Or heliotrope to charm them out of view."
Dante: Inferno, xxiv.

"The other stone is heliotrope, which renders those who have it invisible." - Boccaccio: The Decameron, Novel iii., Eighth day.
Hell According to Mohammedan faith, there are seven hells -
   (1) Jahannam, for wicked Mohammedans, all of whom will be sooner or later taken to paradise:
   (2) The Flamer (Lathà) for Christians;
   (3) The Smasher (Hutamah), for Jews;
   (4) The Blazer (Sair) for Sabians;
   (5) The Scorcher (Sakar), for Magians;
   (6) The Burner (Johim), for idolaters; and
   (7) The Abyss (Hawiyah), for hypocrites.

Hell or Arka of the Jewish Cabalists, divided into seven lodges, one under another (Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla) -

Presiding Angel. *
(1) GehennomThe heat 60 times that of fire. (HereAbsalom and IsraelitesKushiel
it “snows fire”)who break the Law
(2) The Gates of DeathThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 1DoegLabatiel
(3) The Shadow of DeathThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 2KorahShaftiel
(4) The Pit of CorruptionThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 3JeroboamMaccathiel
(5) The Mire of ClayThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 4AhabChutriel
(6) AbaddonThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 5MicahPasiel
(7) SheolThe heat 60 times hotter than No. 6,Elisha, son of Abuya,Dalkiel
or 420 times hotter than fireSabbath - breakers,
idolators, and un-

   * All these presidents are under Duma, the Angel of Silence who keeps the three keys of the three gates of hell.
   In the Buddhist system there are 136 places of punishment after death, where the dead are sent according to their degree of demerit. (See Euphemisms.)

Hell This word occurs eighteen times in the New Testament. In nine instances the Greek word is Hades; in eight instances it is Gehenna; and in one it is Tartarus.
   Hades: Matt. xi. 23, xvi. 18; Luke xvi. 23; Acts ii. 31; 1 Cor. xv. 55; Rev. i. 18, vi. 8, xx. 13, 14. (See Hades.)
   Gehenna: Matt. v. 22, 29, x. 28, xiii. 15, xviii. 9, xxiii. 15, 33; James iii. 6. (See Gehenna.)
   Tartarus: 2 Peter ii. 4. (See Tartaros.)
   Descended into hell (Creed) means the place of the dead. (Anglo-Saxon, helan, to cover or conceal, like the Greek

  By PanEris using Melati.

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