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According to David Leeming, writing in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology, the harrowing of hell is an example of the motif of the hero's descent to the underworld, which is common in many mythologies.
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According to the Bible, Absalom or Avshalom () was the third son of David, King of Israel with Maachah, daughter of Talmai, King of Geshur.
According to the historian David O. Stewart, Cornelius Wendell led an acquittal committee, which met in the Astor House in New York ; it collected a bribery fund of up to $ 150, 000 to influence Senators into voting for Johnson's acquittal.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia on David descendant Jehoash of Judah: In Rabbinical Literature: As the extermination of the male descendants of David was a divine retribution for the extermination of the priests because of David ( comp.
According to the Bible, Amnon (, " faithful ") was the oldest son of David, King of Israel, with his wife, Ahinoam, who is described as " the Jezreelitess ".
According to David Steel, curator of European art at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Erin Jones " brought that museum into the modern era ," employing " a top-notch curator, John Nolan ," and following " best practices in conservation and restoration.
According to David Robinson, unlike in more conventional slapstick comedies, the comic moments in Chaplin's films centred on the Tramp's attitude to the things happening to him: the humour did not come from the Tramp bumping into a tree but from his lifting of his hat to the tree in apology.
According to Fundamentals of Physics ( 4 ed., Wiley, 1993 ), by David Halliday, Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker, on page 30, Chapter Two, " Motion along a Straight Line ", Joe Sprinz, at the time in question, a member of the San Francisco Ball Club, and formerly of the Indians, attempted to beat the World Record for catching a baseball dropped from a great height, set by members of the 1938 Cleveland Indians, who had done so at 700 feet, with balls dropped from a building.
According to David Feldman, an author of trivia books, " The only reason why cheesemakers colour their product is because consumers seem to prefer it ".
According to David, the Romano-Germanic legal systems included those countries where legal science was formulated according to Roman Law, whereas common law countries are those where law was created from the judges.
According to one Rabbinic tradition, David was raised as the son of his father Jesse and spent his early years herding his father's sheep in the wilderness while his brothers were in school.
According to David Vine, " Today, at any given time, 3, 000 to 5, 000 U. S. troops and civilian support staff live on the island.
According to David Biello and John Pavlus in Scientific American, Singer is best known for his denial of the health risks of passive smoking.
According to the canonical Gospels, Jesus was the " son " ( descendant ) of David ; thus, Hajj Sayed argues that this statement confirms the Gospel of Barnabas ' point.
According to epidemiologist David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environment, Safety, and Health in the Clinton Administration, the tobacco industry invented the " sound science " movement in the 1980s as part of their campaign against the regulation of second-hand smoke.
According to the Talmud he was of the Davidic line, the royal line of King David, hence the title nasi, meaning prince.
According to, while Jeroboam was engaged in offering incense at Bethel, a " man of God " warned him that " a son named Josiah will be born to the house of David " who would destroy the altar ( referring to King Josiah of Judah who would rule approximately three hundred years later ).
According to an article by Nicholas Wade published in the New York Times, genetic evidence published in July 2012 in the journal Nature by David Reich of the Harvard Medical School " vindicates " Greenberg's hypothesis of three waves of migration into the Americas.
According to David Wallechinsky's Complete Book of the Olympics, while playing in a celebrity golf tournament in Cuba in 1958, Weissmuller's golf cart was suddenly captured by rebel soldiers.
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According to the studies of James Curran, the system of shared values among editors in Britain has generated a pressure among authors to write to fit the editors ' expectations, removing the focus from the reader-audience and putting a strain on the relationship between authors and editors and on writing as a social act.
According to Steven H Silver, alternate history requires three things: 1 ) the story must have a point of divergence from the history of our world prior to the time at which the author is writing, 2 ) a change that would alter history as it is known, and 3 ) an examination of the ramifications of that change.
According to Pausanias, writing in the 2nd century AD, the term ' Achaean ' was originally given to those Greeks inhabiting the Argolis and Laconia.
According to Strabo, writing two centuries after the events, rather than being destroyed by the Romans like their Celtic neighbours, " the Boii were merely driven out of the regions they occupied ; and after migrating to the regions round about the Ister, lived with the Taurisci, and carried on war against the Daci until they perished, tribe and all — and thus they left their country, which was a part of Illyria, to their neighbours as a pasture-ground for sheep.
According to archaeological evidence, cultures in Egypt ( hieroglyphs ), the Near East ( cuneiform )— and the Mediterranean, with the Mycenaean culture ( Linear B )— had viable writing systems.
According to Ivinskaya, Pasternak continued to stick to his daily writing schedule even during the controversy over Doctor Zhivago.
According to Isaiah Friedman, Hussein was not perturbed by the Balfour Declaration and on 23 March 1918, in Al Qibla, the daily newspaper of Mecca, with Hussein writing:
According to Johann Gottfried Walther, writing in 1732, the reason for the name is that " it sounded from far off not unlike a trumpet ".
According to it, cyberspace is composed of 5 layers based on information discoveries: language, writing, printing, Internet, etc.
According to the anthropologist Dumenica Verdoni, writing new literature in modern Corsican, known as the Riacquistu, is an integral part of affirming Corsican identity.
According to " Twenty rules for writing detective stories ," by Van Dine in 1928: " The detective story is a kind of intellectual game.
According to some researchers, despite the significant differences between the writing systems, Italian, German and English populations suffer similarly from dyslexia.
According to the Polish Kabbalist, " the legend was known to several persons, thus allowing us to speculate that the legend had indeed circulated for some time before it was committed to writing and, consequently, we may assume that its origins are to be traced to the generation immediately following the death of R. Eliyahu, if not earlier.
According to Nicholas Delbanco, UM English Professor and Director of the Hopwood Awards Program, " This is the oldest and best known series of writing prizes in the country and it is a very good indicator of future success.
According to Diderot, writing much later, Rousseau had originally intended to answer this in the conventional way, but his discussions with Diderot convinced him to propose the paradoxical negative answer that catapulted him into the public eye.
According to Van Voorst, the statement " those that loved him at the first did not forsake him " has the characteristics of Josephus ' writing and points to the continuation of Christianity.
According to William of Tyre, writing in the later 12th century when Godfrey had become a legendary hero, he refused to wear " a crown of gold " where Christ had worn " a crown of thorns ".
According to Adomnán, writing about a century after the events he described, the Irish monk Saint Columba was staying in the land of the Picts with his companions when he came across the locals burying a man by the River Ness.
According to his Confessions, after nine or ten years of adhering to the Manichaean faith as a member of the group of " hearers ", Augustine became a Christian and a potent adversary of Manichaeism ( which he expressed in writing against his Manichaean opponent Faustus of Mileve ), seeing their beliefs that knowledge was the key to salvation as too passive and not able to effect any change in one's life.
According to Joseph Stalin writing in 1913 in Marxism and the National Question: " a nation is not a racial or tribal, but a historically constituted community of people ;" " a nation is not a casual or ephemeral conglomeration, but a stable community of people "; " a common language is one of the characteristic features of a nation "; " a nation is formed only as a result of lengthy and systematic intercourse, as a result of people living together generation after generation "; " a common territory is one of the characteristic features of a nation "; " a common economic life, economic cohesion, is one of the characteristic features of a nation "; " a common psychological make-up, which manifests itself in a common culture, is one of the characteristic features of a nation "; " A nation is a historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, and psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
According to the band, the entire developmental process for Vapor Trails was extremely taxing and took approximately 14 months to finish, by far the longest the band had ever spent writing and recording a studio album.
According to Mehnert, the Soviets attempt to control academic historiography ( the writing of history by academic historians ) to promote ideological and ethno-racial imperialism by Russians.
According to Herbert C. Brichtothe, writing in Reform Judaism's Hebrew Union College Annual, the family tomb is the central concept in understanding biblical views of the afterlife.