Apes, Dead Sea

Apes, Dead Sea, dwellers by the Dead Sea who, according to the Moslem tradition, were transformed into apes because they turned a deaf ear to God's message to them by the lips of Moses, fit symbol, thinks Carlyle, of many in modern time to whom the universe, with all its serious voices, seems to have become a weariness and a humbug See “Past and Present,” Bk. iii. chap. iii.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ap`ennines * Aph`ides
Antraigues, Count d'
Ant`rim
Antwerp
Anu`bis
Anwari
An`ytus
Aos`ta
Apa`ches
Apel`les
Ap`ennines
Apes, Dead Sea
Aph`ides
Aphrodi`te
Api`cius
A`pion
A`pis
Apocalyptic writings
Apocrypha, The
Apol`da
Apollina`ris
Apollo