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love and Oriental
In Eastern Christian traditions ( Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy ), as well as some Western traditions, it is seen as a state of opposition to the love of God, a state into which all humans are born but against which Christ is the Mediator and Redeemer.
Instead, Allan is fascinated to discover Maitreyi's Oriental version of Platonic love, marked by spiritual attachment more than by physical contact.
He was educated in Paris, where, under the guidance of Michel Bréal and Abel Bergaigne, he imbibed a love for Oriental studies, to which for a time he entirely devoted himself.
Around 1798, Mary met and fell in love with the Reverend Alexander Brunton, a Church of Scotland minister, who later became a Professor of Oriental Languages in the University of Edinburgh.
But James Bond has his hands full as he battles a luscious lady assassin who offers lethal love Russian style and a slit-eyed Oriental sadist who is an elusive and deadly Ninja.

love and languages
Often, other languages use multiple words to express some of the different concepts that English relies mainly on " love " to encapsulate ; one example is the plurality of Greek words for " love.
The Chinese are also more likely to say " I love you " in English or other foreign languages than they would in their mother tongue.
In 1924, Meher Baba created a resident school at Meherabad that he named the " Prem Ashram " ( in several languages " prem " means " love ").
The connotations of " motel " as adult motel or love hotel in both the Spanish and Portuguese languages can be awkward for US-based chains accustomed to using the term in its original meaning, although this issue is diminishing as chains ( such as Super 8 Motels ) increasingly drop the word " motel " from their corporate identities at home.
The meaning of " love of learning and literature " was narrowed to " the study of the historical development of languages " ( historical linguistics ) in 19th-century usage of the term.
The Romance languages also follow SVO construction, except for certain constructions in many of them in which a pronoun functions as the object ( e. g. French: je t ' aime, Italian: ( io ) ti amo, Spanish: ( yo ) te amo or Portuguese: "( eu ) te amo ", meaning " I you love " in English ).
Pampinea tells this story of revenge over spurned love, which has many common analogues in many languages in antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and early modern periods.
English nouns are not marked for case as they are in some languages, but they have possessive forms, formed by the addition of -' s ( as in John's, children's ), or just an apostrophe ( with no change in pronunciation ) in the case of-s plurals and sometimes other words ending with-s ( the dogs ' owners, Jesus ' love ).
He was also interested in many languages outside his field, and developed a particular love for the Finnish language.
The study of languages, as well as more abstruse scientific subjects, occupied the chief part of his attention, and to which he applied himself with all his native love of learning.
Underhill's multilingual studies of key concepts, truth, love, hate & war, ( in ' Ethnolinguistics & Cultural Concepts ', Cambridge UP 2012 ) investigate the uniqueness of each of these concepts in different languages ( English, French, German and Czech ).
Throughout life Carteret not only showed a keen love of the classics, but a taste for and knowledge of modern languages and literature.
Young Vergniaud was first tutored at home by a Jesuit scholar, Abbé Roby, a master of ancient languages: it is likely that Vergniaud's lifelong love of the classics was inspired by him.
" Barbara was well-educated, adept at languages, an avid reader of many differing subjects, and had a love of music.
Ronnie Graham, an historian who specialises in West Africa, has attributed the success of the Nigerian music industry to the country's culture — its " thirst for aesthetic and material success and a voracious appetite for life, love and music, a huge domestic market, big enough to sustain artists who sing in regional languages and experiment with indigenous styles ".
Lyrics were usually in local languages, and included songs of social criticism as well as love.
The word " romance " has also developed with other meanings in other languages such as the early nineteenth century Spanish and Italian definitions of " adventurous " and " passionate ", sometimes combining the idea of " love affair " or " idealistic quality.
The subject of " courtly love " became important in the 11th century, especially in the Romance languages ( in the French, Spanish, Galician-Portuguese, Catalan, Provençal languages, most notably ) and Greek, where the traveling singers — troubadours — made a living from their songs.
It has cognates in other Polynesian languages, such as Samoan alofa and Māori aroha, also meaning " love ".
Non-standard word orders are also found in poetry in English, particularly archaic or romantic terms as the wedding phrase " With this ring, I thee wed " ( SOV ) or " Thee I love " ( OSV ) as well as in many other languages.
She is author of 20 books on love and sex published in 30 counties and 21 languages ; three of her books have been written for Relate and The Samaritans, with whom she works closely.
He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic.

love and literature
With a large and circumspect 20th-Century technique, he wove the materials of national heroes and events, national folklore and children's fairy tales -- Slavic dances and love songs -- into a solid musical literature which served his people well, and is providing much enjoyment to the World at large.
His earlier love for literature and history remained with him for his entire life.
Judeo-Christian literature positioned blindness as a flaw ; only through a cure could God ’ s love be made manifest, when the scales would fall away from the eyes of an afflicted individual upon contact with a holy man or relic.
Still, because we do not have much information about what occurred while Eleanor was in Poitiers, all that can be taken from this episode is that her court there was most likely a catalyst for the increased popularity of courtly love literature in the Western European regions.
During his childhood and teen years, he developed a love of games and an appreciation for fantasy and science fiction literature.
A love of literature later in life may be sparked by an interest in reading children's literature as a child.
Growing out of this courtly culture, Middle High German literature reached its peak in lyrical love poetry, the Minnesang, and in narrative epic poems such as Tristan, Parzival, and the Nibelungenlied.
By contrast, homoerotic themes were present in poetry and other literature written by some Muslims from the medieval period onwards and which celebrated love between men.
Anecdotal literature reinforces this impression of general societal acceptance of the public celebration of male-male love ( which hostile Western caricatures of Islamic societies in medieval and early modern times simply exaggerate ).
From Libanius, John acquired the skills for a career in rhetoric, as well as a love of the Greek language and literature.
The very foundations of his nature were harmonious ; his patriotism and love of historical investigation received their fullest satisfaction in the study of the language, traditions, mythology, laws and literature of his own countrymen and their kin.
" Caritas is used in Latin translations of the Christian Bible to mean " charitable love "; this meaning, however, is not found in Classical pagan Roman literature.
Rabbinic literature differs as to how this love can be developed, e. g., by contemplating divine deeds or witnessing the marvels of nature.
They are an educational agency seeking to acquaint the young with the world's literature and to cultivate a love for reading.
The term philology is derived from the Greek ( philologia ), from the terms ( philos ), meaning " love, affection, loved, beloved, dear, friend " and ( logos ), meaning " word, articulation, reason ", describing a love of learning, of literature as well as of argument and reasoning, reflecting the range of activities included under the notion of.
The term changed little with the Latin philologia, and later entered the English language in the 16th century, from the Middle French philologie, in the sense of " love of literature ".
There is psychological realism in the description of Laura, although Petrarch draws heavily on conventionalised descriptions of love and lovers from troubadour songs and other literature of courtly love.
Lyrical themes also underwent dramatic changes after the addition of Peart because of his love for fantasy and science-fiction literature.
Romanticism does not necessarily refer to romantic love, though that theme was prevalent in many works composed during this time period, both in literature, painting, or music.
She instilled in her son a deep love of poetry and literature, recited verse daily and supported him unceasingly in his efforts to write.
Lucretius ' love of the countryside invites speculation that he inhabited family-owned rural estates, as did many wealthy Roman families, and he was certainly expensively educated with mastery of Latin, Greek, literature, and philosophy.

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