Definition of Chaldaean
1. Noun. A wise man skilled in occult learning.
2. Adjective. Of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture.
Derivative terms: Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldean, Chaldee
Partainyms: Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea
3. Noun. An inhabitant of ancient Chaldea.
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Literary usage of Chaldaean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1884)
"So far we have made no distinction between chaldaean and Assyrian sculpture. ... It is certain that the old chaldaean art and the art of Assyria were not ..."
2. Ancient History for Colleges and High Schools by Philip Van Ness Myers (1901)
"The chaldaean versions of these traditions, however, are not so simple and pure as the Biblical narratives; for, being the legends and myths of a people of ..."
3. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1897)
"The sublime profundity of the Magian precepts being beyond the reach of modern materialistic thought, the chaldaean Philosophers are accused of ..."
4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"It was to be expected that some traces of this history also, on any hypothesis of a connexion between the Genesis record and that of chaldaean writers, ..."
5. The Student's Manual of Oriental History: A Manual of the Ancient History of by Elisabeth Chevallier, François Lenormant (1871)
"It records after Hammurabi thirteen names of kings, of whose history we know nothing; they were all chaldaean in the most restricted sense of the word—that ..."