Definitions for "Ishmael"
Keywords:  hagar, abraham, son, sarah, isaac
First son of Hagar and Abraham, he was the older half-brother to Isaac. Genesis reports that he was disinherited by Abraham and that he and his mother were cast out of Abraham's clan because of bad relations between his mother and Sarah, Abraham's first wife. His name means "man of God."
Son of Jewish patriarch Abraham and the maidservant Hagar (Genesis 16). According to both Jewish and Islamic tradition, he is the ancestor of the Arabs.
the son of Abram and Hagar; the father of the Arabs.
Keywords:  novel, moby, hambly, pequod, ahab
Ishmael is a novel by Daniel Quinn. It presents an alternative view of human history and proposes a different program for human lifestyle change. Ishmael was awarded the $500,000 Turner Tomorrow Fellowship Award.
Ishmael is the narrator (and arguably the protagonist) of the 1851 novel Moby-Dick by U.S. author Herman Melville. It is through his eyes and experience that the reader experiences the story of the ship Pequod, and the fight between Captain Ahab and the white whale. He is a central character in the action in the early part of the novel, essentially fulfilling all the requirements of being a conventional protagonist.
Barbara Hambly's novel Ishmael is a novel set in the Star Trek fictional universe.
Keywords:  ismaeel, see
see Ismaeel
Keywords:  rejected, society, home, person
a person who is rejected (from society or home)