Day Four of Hanukkah, Ariel (08-DEC-07)

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Dror Ben David on December 9, 2007

Very nice! Thanks for sharing

Ilya Borovok on January 31, 2009

Ariel (Ari'el, Arael or Ariael; Hebrew: אריאל‎) is an Archangel found primarily in Judeo-Christian mysticism and Apocrypha. Generally presented as an authority over the Earth and its elements, Ariel has also been called an angel of healing, wrath & creation.

The Hebrew name "Ariel" means literally "Altar" or "Lion of God". "Ariel" has been called an ancient name for the leontomorphic Gnostic Demiurge (Creator God). Historically, the entity Ariel was often pictured in mysticism as a lion-headed deity or demon with power over the Earth, giving a strong foundation for Ariel's association with the Demiurge. Read more about Ariel.

Ilya Borovok on July 15, 2009

July 15, 2009: Ariel decides to change its name to honor former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon:...Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman has announced plans to ’rename’ his city which in actuality entails changing the explanation of the name Ariel to honor former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who remains in a comatose state since suffering a major stroke in 2006.

kiaksar on September 11, 2009

Сказочный вид получился!

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  • Uploaded on December 8, 2007
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    by Ilya Borovok
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ50
    • Taken on 2007/12/08 17:53:59
    • Exposure: 0.625s
    • Focal Length: 43.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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