Identification Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Identification

  1. Emmaus where two disciples discover identity of Jesus. [N.T.: Luke 24:13–35]
  2. Euryclea Ulysses’ nurse; recognized him by scar on thigh. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
  3. Longinus centurion finally sees Christ as son of God. [N.T.: Matthew 27:54; Mark 15:39; Luke 23:47; Christian Legend: Hall, 193]
  4. Orestes recognized by Iphigenia at the moment of his sacrifice. [Gk. Lit.: Iphigenia in Tauris, Kitto, 327–347]
  5. Passover Jewish festival; blood of sacrificed lambs placed on houses of the Israelites to prevent death of their firstborn. [O.T.: Exodus 12:3–13]
  6. Sakuntala (fl. 40) recognized as queen on return of lost ring. [Sanskrit Lit.: Abhijnanasakuntala, Brewer Dictionary, 955]
  7. shibboleth word used by Gileadites to identify Ephraimites who could not pronounce sh. [O.T.: Judges 12:4–6]
  8. Simeon recognizes young Jesus as messiah. [N.T.: Luke 2:22–34]
  9. Stanley, Henry (1841–1904) American journalist finds explorer, Dr. Livingstone, in Africa (1871). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 263]
  10. Ulysses’ bow Penelope recognizes husband by his ability to bend Ulysses’ bow. [Gk. Lit.: Ulysses]