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The encyclopedia of the dead

Danilo KiЕЎ

The encyclopedia of the dead

by Danilo KiЕЎ

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDanilo Kiš ; translated by Michael Henry Heim.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG1419.21.I8 E513 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1863651M
ISBN 10014013266X
LC Control Number90021479

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  The Tibetan Book of the Dead is a religious text from Tibet, written as a guide for persons attending someone who is dying or recently dead, to bring comfort and "".It includes prayers, instructions for both dying persons and their attendants, and descriptions of the afterlife.(Roman Catholicism has comparable rituals, called or Last Rites.)The book has been translated into many languages    BCE - BCE: The Egyptian Book of the Dead written on papyrus and included in tombs of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt. BCE: Spells of The Egyptian Book of the Dead divided into chapters. BCE - BCE: The Egyptian Book of the Dead printed on demand throughout Egypt; book is a best-seller from period of the New Kingdom ://

  Following the classic Encyclopedia Brown formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases along with the boy detective. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he takes on cases of giant diamonds, lazy lions, a country singer, and of course a trip to the :// In the Book of Ezekiel, there is an anticipation that the righteous Israelites will rise from the dead. The Book of Daniel further developed the hope of resurrection with both the righteous and unrighteous Israelites being raised from the dead, after which will occur a judgment, with the righteous participating in an eternal messianic kingdom


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--To die for one's country is glorious. --The book of kings and fools. --Red stamps with Lenin's picture. --Postscript. Other Titles: Enciklopedija mrtrih.

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