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  • 41Heroic Age — Heroic He*ro ic, a. [F. h[ e]ro[ i]que, L. hero[ i]cus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 42Heroic poetry — Heroic He*ro ic, a. [F. h[ e]ro[ i]que, L. hero[ i]cus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 43Heroic remedies — Heroic He*ro ic, a. [F. h[ e]ro[ i]que, L. hero[ i]cus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 44Heroic treatment — Heroic He*ro ic, a. [F. h[ e]ro[ i]que, L. hero[ i]cus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 45Heroic verse — Heroic He*ro ic, a. [F. h[ e]ro[ i]que, L. hero[ i]cus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 46Heroic fantasy — is a sub genre of fantasy literature which chronicles the tales of heroes and their conquests in imaginary lands. Stories tend to be intricate in plot, often involving many peoples, nations and lands. Grand battles and the fate of the world are… …

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  • 47Heroic Virtue — • St. Augustine first applied the pagan title of hero to the Christian martyrs Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Heroic Virtue     Heroic Virtue      …

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  • 48Heroic bloodshed — is a genre of Hong Kong action cinema revolving around stylized action sequences and dramatic themes such as brotherhood, duty, honour, redemption and violence. [cite book |title=Hong Kong s Heroic Bloodshed… …

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  • 49Heroic Age (disambiguation) — Heroic Age may refer to:*The Heroic Age in Greek mythology, the period at which semi divine and human heroes are supposed to have lived. *The Heroic Age of the Germanic tribes (the Germanic Iron Age). *The Heroic Age (literary theory) postulated… …

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  • 50HEROIC-ALBUMS — Héroïc Albums war ein belgisches Comic Magazin, das vom Herbst 1945 bis Dezember 1956 erschien. Herausgeber war der belgische Comiczeichner und –autor Fernand Cheneval. Die erste Ausgabe erschien noch unter dem Namen Héroïc Collection, bevor die… …

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  • 51Heroic Bloodshed — oder Hong Kong Blut Oper (HKBO)[1] ist ein Subgenre des Actionfilms, das in Hong Kong entstanden ist. In ihm geht es um stilisierte Actionsequenzen und geläufige Themen wie Bruderschaft, Ehre und Gewalt. Andere vorherrschende Themen sind die… …

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  • 52Héroïc-Albums — war ein belgisches Comic Magazin, das vom Herbst 1945 bis Dezember 1956 erschien. Herausgeber war der belgische Comiczeichner und –autor Fernand Cheneval. Die erste Ausgabe erschien noch unter dem Namen Héroïc Collection, bevor die Umbenennung in …

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  • 53Heroic Act of Charity — • A decree of the Sacred Congregation of Indulgences dated 18 December, 1885, and confirmed the following day by Leo XIII Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Heroic Act of Charity     Heroic Act of Charity …

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  • 54Heroic medicine — is a term for aggressive medical practices or methods of treatment, and usually refers to those which were later superseded by scientific advances.It is not known who first used the pejorative term “heroic medicine”; but it is most likely that it …

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  • 55Heroic Military Academy (Mexico) — Established 1823 Type Military college Location …

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  • 56Heroic romances — refers to a distinguished class of imaginative literature that flourished in the 17th century, principally in France.CharacteristicsToday, heroic romances are more often grouped into the larger romance genre than discussed individually. As a part …

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  • 57Heroic failure — describes a person or group failing to accomplish their goal, but somehow gaining the moral upper hand or becoming ennobled in the attempt. A famous case in Classical Antiquity is King Leonidas of Sparta in the battle of Thermopylae, where… …

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  • 58Heroic realism — is a term which has sometimes been used to describe art used as propaganda. Examples include the Socialist realism style associated with Communist regimes, and the very similar art style associated with Fascism.Heroic realism designs were used to …

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  • 59Heroic virtue — is a phrase coined by Augustine of Hippo to describe the virtue of early Christian martyrs. The Greek pagan term hero described a person with possibly superhuman abilities and great goodness, and it connotes a degree of bravery, fame, and… …

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  • 60Heroic nudity — or ideal nudity is a concept in classical scholarship to describe the use of nudity in classical sculpture to indicate that a sculpture s apparently mortal human subject is in fact a hero or semi divine being. This convention began in archaic and …

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