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Nag Hammadi

from a thirteenth book in late antiquity and tucked inside the front cover of the sixth. These eight leaves comprise a complete text, an independent treatise taken out of a book of collected essays." (p.10) The writings in these codices, dating back to the 2nd century AD, www.nag-hammadi.com comprised 52 mostly Gnostic (Gnosticism) tractates (treatise), were found in a single grave site. The contents of the coptic binding

; ref Category:Populated places in Qena Governorate cs:Rukopisy z Nag Hammádí The Gnostic tradition (Gnosticism) was a prolific source of apocryphal gospels. While these writings borrowed the characteristic poetic features of apocalyptic literature from Judaism, Gnostic sects largely insisted on allegorical interpretations based on a secret apostolic tradition. With them, these apocryphal books

from fragments of papyrus found at Oxyrhynchus in the 1890s. The '''Gospel According to Thomas''', commonly shortened to the '''Gospel of Thomas''', is a well preserved early Christian (early Christianity), non-canonical sayings-gospel (Logia) discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December 1945, in one of a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi library. The Gospel of Thomas was found among a collection of fifty-two writings that included, in addition


Alqosh

in the 1950s which grew as an opposition to the Ba'ath Party. Alqush, like so many other Iraqi cities which depended on its own economy and resources, had a high percentage of illiteracy, but that does not prevent having a long standing educational movement represented by Mar Mikha Al Nuhedri School at the beginning of the fifth century. The efforts of priests and deacons who stressed teaching the Aramaic language and its literature and many of them left their writings. Some

index.html ''The Catholic Encyclopedia'' He was a very nationalistic Hebrew, and lived amongst the Elkoshites in peace. One account suggests that his writings are a prophecy written in about 615 BC, just before the downfall of Assyria, while another account suggests that he wrote this passage as liturgy just after its downfall in 612 BC. Heaton, E. W., ''A Short Introduction To The Old Testament Prophets'', p. 35, Oneworld Publications, P.O. Box 830, 21 Broadway

Capharnaum of northern Galilee. Nahum at ''The Catholic Encyclopedia'' He was a very nationalistic Hebrew however and lived amongst the Elkoshites in peace. His writings could be taken as prophecy or as history. One account suggests that his writings are a prophecy written in about 615 BC, just before the downfall of Assyria, while another account suggests that he wrote this passage


Kabwe

9 January 1933 in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia, now Kabwe, Zambia) is a best-selling novelist. His writings include 16th and 17th century tales about the founding of the southern territories of Africa and the subsequent adventures and international intrigues relevant to these settlements. His books often fall into one of three series (book series). These works of fiction draw on history and help to explain the rise and historical influence of the Dutch and English

whites in southern Africa that eventually claimed this diamond and gold rich and disputed territory as home. '''Wilbur Addison Smith''' (born 9 January 1933 in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia, now Kabwe, Zambia) is a best-selling novelist. His writings include 16th and 17th century tales about the founding of the southern territories of Africa and the subsequent adventures and international intrigues relevant to these settlements. His books often fall into one of three


Ston

. Either way, he was King by 1077. After the writings of Pope Martin IV in 1284 and Pope Honorius IV in 1286 to the ''Archbishop of Ragusa'', the Archbishop implaced a certain Petar as Bishop of Ston and Korčula - ''stacnensis ac Crozolensis''. In 1291, Ivan Kručić was in Korčula's city as the Bishop of Korčula. Bishop Ivan contested his overlord, the Archbishop of Hvar, and wanted to unite Ston with his church domain. In 1300, Pope Boniface VIII finally founded

the Korčula Bishopric (Diocese) under the Archbishopric of Ragusa (Roman Catholic Diocese of Ragusa). In 1333, as the Republic of Ragusa purchased Ston with Pelješac from the Serbian Empire, the suzerainty of Ston's Roman Catholic Church (Catholic Church) with the peninsula was given to the Bishopric of Korčula. After the writings of Pope Martin IV in 1284 and Pope Honorius IV in 1286 to the ''Archbishop of Ragusa'', the Archbishop implaced a certain Petar as Bishop


Asadabad, Afghanistan

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. 103–129 (108) Other names adopted by al-Afghani were ''al-Kābulī'' (" the one from Kabul") and ''al-Istānbulī'' (" the one from Istanbul"). Especially in his writings published in Afghanistan, he also used the pseudonym ''ar-Rūmī'' ("the Roman" or "the Anatolian"). '''Kunar''' ( ) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country


Rauma, Finland

' ('Yarns from Rauma'), which was also a name of a book published in 1920. This body of writings has been written in the dialect of Rauma, and they are regarded as the first Finnish language texts that have been actually written in a dialect which is not mainstream Finnish. The dialect of Rauma has a lot of vocabulary that is reminiscent of the old seafaring days and ties with Swedish, English and German speaking countries, and therefore is locally regarded as its own language. Nortamo's writings


Navahrudak

first appeared in Western European sources circa 1360, but referring to Red Ruthenia (in modern Ukraine). Early Russian sources do not use the term "Black Ruś". The name "Black Ruthenia" appears primarily in historical writings from the 18th century. Besides Navahrudak, other important cities of the Black Ruthenian region included Hrodna (Grodno), Slonim, Volkovysk (Vaŭkavysk), Lida, and Niasvizh. This situation continued for some time

was appointed as the rabbi of Navahrudak, where he would serve for 34 years, until his death. Here, he was recognised as a ''posek'' (decisor of Jewish law (halakha)), and he was to compose most of his writings in Navahrudak. '''Tadeusz Reytan''' (or '''Tadeusz Rejtan''', rarely '''Reyten'''; 20 August 1742 – 8 August 1780) was a Polish (Poland) nobleman. He was a member of the Polish Sejm from the constituency of Nowogródek (today Navahrudak

a Dominican (Dominican Order) school in Navahrudak and then joined the Vilna Academy (Vilnius University) in 1816. Z Mickiewiczem pod rękę czyli Życie i twórczość Jana Czeczota Stanisław Świrko. Warszawa : 1989 There, he made friends with many of the predecessors of Polish romanticism, among them Adam Mickiewicz, who is said to support Czeczot's early poetic writings. A. Witkowska, Rówieśnicy Mickiewicza. Życiorys jednego pokolenia, Warszawa 1962 ref>


Imwas

of a shrine-church therein, when he writes that the Lord "consecrated the house of Cleopas as a church." Pringle, 1993, p. 52 In the 5th century, a second tradition associated with Emmaus emerges in the writings of Sozomen, who mentions a fountain outside the city where Jesus and his disciples bathed their feet, thus imbuing it with curative

;ref name Sharonp80 In 723, Willibald of Eichstätt visited Imwas. In his writings, he notes that the church, which he thought lay over the house of Cleopas, was still intact; he also recalls and describes the miraculous water source mentioned by Sozomen. Thiede and D'Ancona, 2005, p. 59. Hugeburc von Heidenheim (Hygeburg), a nun who visited Palestine in the 8th century, mentions both the church and the fountain in Imwas in her work


Sharafat, East Jerusalem

the 16th century, and the travel writings and ethnographies (ethnography) of European and American visitors to Palestine in the 19th and 20th centuries. During the period of Mamluk (Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)) rule (c. 13th - early 16th centuries), Sharafat was home to the Badriyya a renowned family of ''awliya'' (Muslim saints) to whom the village was dedicated as a ''waqf'' (Islamic trust) by the viceroy of Damascus in the 14th century, and whose family tombs

is mentioned in Jerusalem chronicles from the 13th and 15th centuries, Ottoman tax records (daftar) from the 16th century, and the travel writings and ethnographies (ethnography) of European and American visitors to Palestine in the 19th and 20th centuries. Jerusalem chronicles from the 13th century mention the Husseini family renting the lands of Sharafat.


Turpan

contracts were found that showed, where one Sogdian spouse was present, for 18 of them their partner was a Sogdian. The only Sogdian men who married Chinese women were highly eminent officials. Rong Xinjiang, 2001, pp. 132-135. Of the 21 epitaphs, 12 are from ''Quan Tangwen buyi'' (supplement to the complete writings of the Tang), five from ''Tangdai muzhi huibian'' (Collected epitaphs of the Tang), three were excavated at Guyuan, Ningxia, and one is from another site. ref

the Khocho ruins, 10th 11th century AD. Located in the Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin-Dahlem. Manichaeism presented an elaborate description of the conflict between the spiritual world of light and the material world of darkness. The beings of both the world of darkness and the world of light have names. There are numerous sources for the details of the Manichaean belief. There are two portions of Manichaean scriptures that are probably the closest thing to the original Manichaean writings

by Mani. The original six Syriac writings are not preserved, although their Syriac names have been. There are also fragments and quotations from them. A long quotation, preserved by the eighth-century Nestorian Christian author Theodore Bar Konai, Original Syriac in: Theodorus bar Konai, ''Liber Scholiorum, II'', ed. A. Scher, ''Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium scrip. syri'', 1912, pp. 311–8, ISBN 978-90-429-0104-9; English translation in: A.V.W


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