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  • 1 kill — v. a. Slay, slaughter, murder, despatch, carry off, put to death, deprive of life, make away with, give one his quietus, give a death blow to. See assassinate …

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  • 2 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 3 BAR KOKHBA — (d. 135 C.E.), leader of the revolt in Judea against Rome (132–135 C.E.). The Man and the Leader Bar Kokhba is known in talmudic sources as Ben Kozevah, Bar Kozevah, or Ben Koziva (Heb. בן כוזבה, בר כוסבא, בן כוזיבא; Sanh. 93b; BK 97b; TJ, Ta an …

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  • 4 Palestine — /pal euh stuyn / for 1, 2; /pal euh steen / for 3, n. 1. Also called Holy Land. Biblical name, Canaan. an ancient country in SW Asia, on the E coast of the Mediterranean. 2. a former British mandate (1923 48) comprising part of this country,… …

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  • 5 Situational ethics — Situational ethics, or situation ethics, is a Christian ethical theory that was principally developed in the 1960s by the Episcopal priest Joseph Fletcher. It basically states that sometimes other moral principles can be cast aside in certain… …

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  • 6 killing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of one that kills Nouns 1. killing, homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, murder most foul; bloodshed, bloodletting, slaughter, carnage, butchery, extermination, decimation, annihilation,… …

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  • 7 To be, or not to be — For other uses, see To Be or Not to Be. To be, or not to be is the opening phrase of a soliloquy from William Shakespeare s play Hamlet (written about 1600), Act III, Scene 1. It is the best known quotation from the play and one of the most… …

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  • 8 HISTORY — For Prehistory see archaeology ; for Biblical and Second Temple periods, see history . Destruction of the Second Temple until the Arab Conquest (70–640 C.E.) THE EFFECTS OF THE WAR OF 66–70 C.E. The Jewish war against the Romans, which lasted… …

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  • 9 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back — Studio album by Public Enemy Released …

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  • 10 Clans and Bloodlines in Vampire: The Masquerade — This article is about clans in the Old World of Darkness game, Vampire: The Masquerade . For clans in the New World of Darkness game Vampire: The Requiem , see Clans in Vampire: The Requiem. In White Wolf Game Studio s role playing game Vampire:… …

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  • 11 Spells in Harry Potter — occur in the wizarding world of the series of books by author J. K. Rowling. Magic spells are used by many of the characters to achieve useful effects without the benefit of modern technology. The main depiction of a spell in the Harry Potter… …

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  • 15 List of spells in Harry Potter — Spells in Harry Potter occur in the fictional wizarding world of the series of books by author J. K. Rowling. Magic spells are used by many of the characters to achieve useful effects without the benefit of modern technology. The main depiction… …

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  • 16 Hadrian — Infobox Roman emperor name =Emperor Hadrian title = Emperor of the Roman Empire full name =Publius Aelius Hadrianus (from birth to accession and adoption); Caesar Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus (as emperor) caption =Bust of Hadrian… …

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  • 17 tragedy — /traj i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of character or conflict with some overpowering force, as fate or society …

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  • 18 Nine Inch Nails — NIN redirects here. For other uses, see Nin (disambiguation). Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails performing at 2009 s Virgin Festival Toronto Background information Origin …

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  • 19 Queen II — Studio album by Queen Released 8 March 1974 Rec …

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  • 20 death — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Absence of life Nouns 1. death, expiration, decease, demise, the grave, the narrow bed, one s latter end; end, cessation; loss, extinction, or ebb of life, mortality experience; dissolution, departure,… …

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