Then, too, there came another great outburst of Semite religious enthusiasm.
The Being in whom that fulness of light was revealed,—was he not a Semite of the Semites?
It was in the third map period, about 100,000 years ago, that the Akkadians finally overthrew the Semite power.
But the worship of which blood is the tie is not to the Aryan, as to the Semite, the whole of religion.
Their descendants eventually became subject, at least nominally, to the Semite kings.
His force diminished, his numbers lessened, and the subjugated Semite increased in strength.
The Semite had avenged himself for the conquest of his country by the northern mountaineers centuries before.
The Semite has a smaller range of ideas, but he applies them more practically and more thoroughly.
The power that uplifted Aryan and Semite did not come from without, but from within.
It will be found that the Aryan draws a less absolute distinction than the Semite between the human and the divine.
1847, "a Jew, Arab, Assyrian, or Aramaean" (an apparently isolated use from 1797 refers to the Semitic language group), back-formation from Semitic or else from French Sémite (1845), from Modern Latin Semita, from Late Latin Sem "Shem," one of the three sons of Noah (Gen. x:21-30), regarded as the ancestor of the Semites (in old Bible-based anthropology), from Hebrew Shem. In modern sense said to have been first used by German historian August Schlözer in 1781.