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2014-11-11 05:34:21

In a new book due out this week, an embattled theologian claims longstanding rumors that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene are true, and that he fathered two children with her.

2013-06-19 23:14:50

British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013

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2010-05-19 06:35:00

European researchers on Tuesday made their way into a top secret bunker in the Swiss Alps and deposited a “digital genome” that will provide the blueprint for future generations to read data stored using obsolete technology.

2009-09-24 13:20:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning, along with The British Library and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), have made nineteenth-century British newspapers available on the internet.

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2009-07-06 15:00:00

The surviving parts of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest Bible, were brought online on Monday to the delight of scholars seeking to unlock its mysteries.

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2009-04-24 09:05:02

A trove of Benjamin Franklin letters has turned up in the British Library. Discovered by University of California, San Diego professor Alan Houston, the letters are copies of correspondence that hasn't been seen in more than 250 years.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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