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'Mine have served the Prime for seven generations, and his line for five centuries previous. I can name them, should you wish – it was the first task my father set me as a child, before I could sum or even read.

Author: Daniel Polansky

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444779974

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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For centuries beyond counting, humanity has served the Others, god-like Eternals who rule from their cloud-capped mountain-city, building a civilization of unimagined beauty and unchecked viciousness. But all that is about to change. Bas Alyates, grizzled general of a thousand battles, has assembled a vast army with which to contend with the might of Those Above. Eudokia, Machiavellian matriarch and the power behind the Empty Throne, travels to the Roost, nominally to play peacemaker - but in fact to inspire the human population toward revolt. Deep in the dark byways of the mountain's lower tiers, the urchin Pyre leads a band of fanatical revolutionaries in acts of terrorism against their inhuman oppressors. Against them, Calla, handmaiden of the Eternals' king, fights desperately to stave off the rising tide of violence which threatens to destroy her beloved city. The story begun in Those Above comes to a stunning conclusion in this unforgettable battle for the hearts and minds of the human race, making The Empty Throne the most exciting epic fantasies of recent times.
2016-03-10 By Daniel Polansky

The “ face of his throne " is perhaps the outside of it , or that view which it would present if seen ; and the meaning is that He enshrouds His throne so 2 that it is not seen by those below . The idea cannot be that this is an ...

Author: Andrew Bruce Davidson

Publisher: Combridge, Eng. : At the University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015063898764

Category: Bible

Page: 307

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Volume 2: Time, Death and Afterlife in Medieval Christian, Islamic and Buddhist Communities Veronika Wieser, ... 12) The throne is usually positioned below the seated Christ, between Mary and John the Baptist (Deesis) and the seated ...

Author: Veronika Wieser

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110593587

Category: History

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Apokalyptische Vorstellungen von Untergang und Verheißung, von letzten Dingen und äußersten Wahrheiten, von Endgültigem und noch nie Dagewesenem begleiten die europäische Kulturgeschichte seit mehr als 2000 Jahren. Die vorliegende Reihe Kulturgeschichte der Apokalypse legt eine heterogene und interdisziplinäre Durchmessung des Endzeitdenkens aus historisch-kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive vor. Sie betont die einzigartigen Verhaftungen apokalyptischer Diskurse in jeweils zeitgenössischen, epistemischen, medialen und politischen Kontexten und plädiert für den Mut zum Bruch – zum Bruch mit homogenen Lesarten, linearen Denktraditionen und lediglich formalen Rückführungen auf einen apokalyptischen Ursprung. Dabei öffnet sie den Blick in andere religiöse wie geographische Kontexte und lädt zum interdisziplinären Vergleich ein.
2020-07-20 By Veronika Wieser

The simplest way to construe these references is, of course, with 'Israel' as the northem kingdom. Rather, the implications of 1 Kings might be read into 2 Kings. Like Solomon, Jehu's tenure on the throne is not without its own ...

Author: James Richard Linville

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567516916

Category: Religion

Page: 331

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Linville argues that a new approach to the book of Kings is needed because of the failings of the usual historical-critical methods. He adopts a holistic approach which sees the book as a Persian-era text intended to articulate politically and religiously significant symbols within the book's monarchic history. These express the producer's reactions to important issues of Jewish identity in the continuing Diaspora and in Jerusalem. In the story of the schisms and apostacies of Israel's defunct monarchies both the Diaspora and cultural pluralism are legitimized. Rival versions of Israelite heritage are reconciled under an overarching sense of a greater Israelite history and identity.
1998-05-01 By James Richard Linville

The room was smothering, braziers in every corner, a haze of herblaced smoke drifting below the eaves. I did not see my mother anywhere, not at the upholstered chair by her desk near the embrasure nor at the empty throne on its small ...

Author: C. W. Gortner

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780345538284

Category: Fiction

Page: 832

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In two stunning novels, C. W. Gortner brings to life two of history’s most intriguing and courageous women: Catherine de Medici, the last legitimate descendant of the illustrious Medici family of Italy, and Juana of Castile, daughter of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand of Spain, who would be the last queen to inherit her country’s throne. THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI Catherine de Medici has been expelled from her native Florence and betrothed to Henri, son of François I of France. In an unfamiliar realm, she strives to create a role for herself through her patronage of the famous clairvoyant Nostradamus and her own innate gift as a seer. But in her fortieth year, Catherine is widowed, left alone with six young children in a kingdom torn apart by the ambitions of a treacherous nobility. Relying on her tenacity, wit, and uncanny gift for compromise, Catherine seizes power, intent on securing the throne for her sons, unaware that if she is to save France, she may have to sacrifice her ideals, her reputation, and the secret of her embattled heart. THE LAST QUEEN Born amid her parents’ struggle to unify and strengthen their kingdom, Juana, at the age of sixteen, is sent to wed Philip, heir to the Habsburg Empire. There, she finds unexpected love and passion with her dashing young husband, and at first she is content with her children and her married life. But when tragedy strikes and she becomes heir to the Spanish throne, Juana finds herself plunged into a battle for power against her husband that grows to involve the major monarchs of Europe. Besieged by foes on all sides, Juana vows to secure her crown and save Spain from ruin, even if it costs her everything. Includes an excerpt from C. W. Gortner’s much-anticipated new novel featuring Isabel of Castile, The Queen’s Vow.
2012-04-02 By C. W. Gortner

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds ; And the cloud is not rent under them . ... upheld by nothing under them , a striking instance of the power of God ; while the broad face of the earth lay firm below this void though hung ...

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ISBN: UVA:X030509665

Category: Bible

Page: 300

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He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds ; And the cloud is not rent under them . ... upheld by nothing under them , a striking instance of the power of God ; while the broad face of the earth lay firm below this void though hung ...

Author: Andrew Bruce Davidson

Publisher:

ISBN: UCI:31970008966100

Category: Bible

Page: 300

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Perhaps if tranter had reached the century mark (he lived to be 90), he would have filled in those gaps. ... Variant title: The Steps to the Empty Throne. 2. Robert the Bruce: The Path ofthe Hero King(St. martin's, 1972) in 1306 robert ...

Author: Janet Husband

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838909676

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.
2009 By Janet Husband

So Narut, if you would care to lead us to the Throne Room of the Heavens, I would be most grateful. ... sat five thrones on a raised dais, one large, the rest uniformly smaller and all replicas of those in the room below.

Author: Andy Livingstone

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780008106027

Category: Fiction

Page: 540

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The epic sequel to HERO BORN.
2016-07-28 By Andy Livingstone

I have been arguing in this book that we have overlooked the intersub- jective dimensions of sacramentality and that Corpus Christi ... England's Empty Throne: Usurpation and the Language of Legitimation 1399-1422, especially chapter 2, ...

Author: Sarah Beckwith

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226041346

Category: Literary Criticism

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In Signifying God, Sarah Beckwith explores the most lavish, long-lasting, and complex form of collective theatrical enterprise in English history: the York Corpus Christi plays. First staged as early as 1376, the plays were performed annually until the late 1500s and involved as much as a tenth of the city in multiple performances at a dozen or more locations. Introducing a radical new understanding of these plays as "sacramental theater," Beckwith shows how organizing the plays served as a political mechanism for regulating labor, and how theater and sacrament combined in them to do important theological work. She argues, for instance, that the theology of Corpus Christi in the resurrection plays can only be understood as a theatrical exploration of eucharistic absence and presence. Beckwith frames her study with discussions of twentieth-century manifestations of sacramental theater in Barry Unsworth's novel Morality Play and Denys Arcand's film Jesus of Montreal, and the connections between contemporary revivals of the York Corpus Christi plays and England's heritage culture.
2001-11 By Sarah Beckwith