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  • 1 emblem — n. Type, symbol, sign, representation, token, badge, mark, device, cognizance, allusive figure …

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  • 2 Allusion — An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference or representation of or to a well known person, place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art. M.H. Abrams defined allusion as a brief reference, explicit or indirect, to a person,… …

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  • 3 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

    Universalium

  • 4 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 5 Latin literature — Introduction       the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken language. When Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was …

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  • 6 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 7 Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 History of Chinese art — Chinese art is art that, whether ancient or modern, originated in or is practiced in China or by Chinese artists or performers. Early so called stone age art dates back to 10,000 BC, mostly consisting of simple pottery and sculptures. This early… …

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  • 9 Australian literature — Introduction       the body of literatures, both oral and written, produced in Australia.       Perhaps more so than in other countries, the literature of Australia characteristically expresses collective values. Even when the literature deals… …

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  • 10 Berkeley, George — George Berkeley David Berman BACKGROUND AND EARLY WORK George Berkeley was born on 12 March 1685 in Co. Kilkenny, where he spent his early years. His father was from England, his mother (very probably) was born in Ireland.1 After attending… …

    History of philosophy

  • 11 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 12 art and architecture, Oceanic — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual art (art) and architecture of native Oceania, including media such as sculpture, pottery, rock art, basketry, masks, painting, and personal decoration. In these cultures, art and architecture have often …

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  • 13 John Ruskin — This article is about the art critic, John Ruskin. For the painting of John Ruskin by Millais, see John Ruskin (painting). John Ruskin Coloured engraving of Ruskin Born 8 February 1819( …

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  • 14 Doctor Faustus (Thomas Mann novel) — 1st English edition cover (Alfred A. Knopf) Doctor Faustus (in German, Doktor Faustus) is a German novel written by Thomas Mann, begun in 1943 and published in 1947 as Doktor Faustus. Das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt… …

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  • 15 Fun Home — infobox Book | name = Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic image caption = Cover of the hardback edition author = Alison Bechdel cover artist = Alison Bechdel country = United States language = English genre = Graphic novel, Memoir publisher = Houghton… …

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  • 16 Comité Consultatif à l’Identité Bretonne — Rennes  Cet article concerne la ville bretonne. Pour les autres significations, voir Rennes (homonymie). Rennes Le palais du parleme …

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  • 17 Comité consultatif à l'identité bretonne — Rennes  Cet article concerne la ville bretonne. Pour les autres significations, voir Rennes (homonymie). Rennes Le palais du parleme …

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  • 18 Comité de l'Identité bretonne — Rennes  Cet article concerne la ville bretonne. Pour les autres significations, voir Rennes (homonymie). Rennes Le palais du parleme …

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  • 19 Louttre.B — (Capture d écran d une vidéo de l Encyclopédie audiovisuelle de l art contemporain). Marc Antoine Bissière, dit Louttre. B (né le 15 juillet 1926) est un peintre et un graveur français, dont l œuvre d abord non figurative se développe à …

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  • 20 Louttre B. — Louttre.B Marc Antoine Bissière, dit Louttre. B (né le 15 juillet 1926) est un peintre et un graveur français, dont l œuvre d abord non figurative se développe à partir de 1962 dans le sens d une « représentation allusive »… …

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