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  • 121Cynicism — Cynic redirects here. For the modern understanding of the word cynicism , see Cynicism (contemporary). For other uses, see Cynic (disambiguation). Statue of an unknown Cynic philosopher from the Capitoline Museum in Rome. This statue is a Roman… …

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  • 122Auteure — Femme de lettres Emily Brontë alias Ellis Bell, les Hauts de Hurlevent. Le terme femme de lettres désigne une écrivaine ; c’est la forme féminisée de l’expression française « homme de lettres ». Ce terme se popularise au cours du… …

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  • 123Femme De Lettres — Emily Brontë alias Ellis Bell, les Hauts de Hurlevent. Le terme femme de lettres désigne une écrivaine ; c’est la forme féminisée de l’expression française « homme de lettres ». Ce terme se popularise au cours du XVII …

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  • 124Femme de lettres — Emily Brontë alias Ellis Bell, auteure des Hauts de Hurlevent . Le terme femme de lettres désigne une écrivaine; c’est la forme féminisée de l’expression française « homme de lettres ». Ce terme se popularise au cours du XVIIe et du… …

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  • 125Femmes de lettres — Femme de lettres Emily Brontë alias Ellis Bell, les Hauts de Hurlevent. Le terme femme de lettres désigne une écrivaine ; c’est la forme féminisée de l’expression française « homme de lettres ». Ce terme se popularise au cours du… …

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  • 126Écrivaine — Femme de lettres Emily Brontë alias Ellis Bell, les Hauts de Hurlevent. Le terme femme de lettres désigne une écrivaine ; c’est la forme féminisée de l’expression française « homme de lettres ». Ce terme se popularise au cours du… …

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  • 127human rights — fundamental rights, esp. those believed to belong to an individual and in whose exercise a government may not interfere, as the rights to speak, associate, work, etc. [1785 95] * * * Rights that belong to an individual as a consequence of being… …

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  • 128Plato — /play toh/, n. 1. 427 347 B.C., Greek philosopher. 2. a walled plain in the second quadrant of the face of the moon, having a dark floor: about 60 miles (96 km) in diameter. * * * orig. Aristocles born 428/427, Athens, or Aegina, Greece died… …

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  • 129Tacitus — /tas i teuhs/, n. Publius Cornelius /pub lee euhs/, A.D. c55 c120, Roman historian. * * * in full Publius Cornelius Tacitus born AD 56 died с 120 Roman orator, public official, and historian. After studying rhetoric, he began his career with a… …

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  • 130Marlowe, Christopher — (baptized Feb. 26, 1564, Canterbury, Kent, Eng. died May 30, 1593, Deptford, near London) British poet and playwright. The son of a Canterbury shoemaker, he earned a degree from Cambridge University. From 1587 he wrote plays for London theatres,… …

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  • 131political philosophy — Branch of philosophy that analyzes the state and related concepts such as political obligation, law, social justice, and constitution. The first major work of political philosophy in the Western tradition was Plato s Republic. Aristotle s… …

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  • 132Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …

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  • 133Jaurès, Jean — ▪ French politician born Sept. 3, 1859, Castres, Fr. died July 31, 1914, Paris  French socialist leader, cofounder of the newspaper L Humanité, and member of the French Chamber of Deputies (1885–89, 1893–98, 1902–14); he achieved the unification… …

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  • 134painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 135Thomas Jefferson: The Sphere of Religion — ▪ Primary Source              Thomas Jefferson believed firmly in the separation of church and state. In his Notes on the State of Virginia, he had warned against the interference of the state in matters of religious belief. Our rulers can have… …

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  • 136Abortion — • Briefly defined as the loss of a fetal life. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abortion     Abortion     † …

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  • 137Arianism — • Founded by Arius, belief asserting that Christ was not God like the Father, but a creature made in time. Rejected by the Council of Constantinople (381) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arianism     Arianism …

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  • 138Calvin, John — • Born at Noyon in Picardy, France, 10 July, 1509, and died at Geneva, 27 May, 1564 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Calvin, John     John Calvin …

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  • 139Christendom — • In its wider sense this term is used to describe the part of the world which is inhabited by Christians Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Christendom     Christendom      …

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  • 140Donatists — • The Donatist schism in Africa began in 311 and flourished just one hundred years, until the conference at Carthage in 411, after which its importance waned Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Donatists     Donatists …

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