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  • 1 death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …

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  • 2 DEATH — In the Bible The Hebrew word for death is mavet (mawet) (Heb. מָוֶת) from the root mvt (mwt). For the Canaanites, Mwt (Mot) was the god of the underworld. Details of the myth of Mot are found in ugaritic literature. Mot fought against baal , the… …

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  • 3 Death in Jainism — consist of a variety of concepts and reactions for the soul. Jainism considers death to be a mysterious event that can be experienced by ordinary souls and higher types of souls. Types of Deaths According to Jainism, there are 17 different types… …

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  • 4 death —    Beliefs and customs surrounding death are well documented at all periods and most social levels. Historical and literary writings amply describe those of the educated classes, while folklorists recorded any beliefs or practices among the folk… …

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  • 5 Death of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Tchaikovsky s tomb at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery On 6 November 1893 [O.S. 25 October],[a 1] nine days after the premiere of his Sixth Symphony, the Pathétique, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky died in Saint Petersburg …

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  • 6 The Dying Swan — Anna Pavlova in costume for The Dying Swan, Buenos Aires, Argentina, c. 1928 …

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  • 7 A Lesson Before Dying — is Ernest J. Gaines eighth novel, published in 1993. Author and his timesErnest J. Gaines was born in 1933, during the height of the Great Depression. His father was a sharecropper on the River Lake Plantation in Oscar, Louisiana which meant that …

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  • 8 List of Death Note chapters — Cover of the first tankōbon for Death Note, released in Japan by Shueisha on February 2, 2004. This is a list of the chapters of the Japanese manga series Death Note, written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The individual… …

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  • 9 Powerless in the Face of Death — Infobox Television episode Title=Powerless in the Face of Death Series=The Venture Bros. Season=2 Episode=1 Airdate=25 June 2006 Writer= Jackson Publick Doc Hammer Director= Jackson Publick Caption = I got the stuff. How are you doing with Phase… …

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  • 10 Danton's Death — 1981 Berlin production of Dantons Tod Written by Georg Büchner …

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  • 11 euthanasia — n.; (also euthanasy) 1. Easy death, peaceful death, ease in death or in dying. 2. Painless execution. 3. Means of painless death …

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  • 12 Restoration (film) — Infobox Film name = Restoration caption = DVD cover director = Michael Hoffman producer = Cary Brokaw writer = Rupert Walters narrator = starring = Robert Downey, Jr. Sam Neill David Thewlis Polly Walker Meg Ryan music = James Newton Howard… …

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  • 13 September 11 attacks — September 11 attacks …

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  • 14 My Girl (2005 TV series) — My Girl Genre Drama Written by Hong Jung Eun, Hong Mi Ran Directed by Jun Ki Sang, Park So …

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  • 15 21 Grams — Infobox Film name = 21 Grams writer = Guillermo Arriaga starring = Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio del Toro director = Alejandro González Iñárritu producer = Alejandro González Iñárritu, Robert Salerno music = Gustavo Santaolalla editing =… …

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  • 16 Lambda Literary Award — (auch bekannt unter dem Namen Lammies) ist ein jährlich vergebener Literaturpreis in den Vereinigten Staaten. Der Literaturpreis wird von der Lambda Literary Foundation seit 1988 vergeben. Ausgezeichnete werden Bücher, die im jeweiligen Jahr in… …

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  • 17 List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …

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  • 18 Thanatology — is the academic, and often scientific, study of death among human beings. It investigates the circumstances surrounding a person s death, the grief experienced by the deceased s loved ones, and larger social attitudes towards death such as ritual …

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  • 19 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 20 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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