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1) Tabard Inn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Southwark borough, Greater London, England. The inn, demolished in the 19th cent., was mentioned by Geoffrey Chaucer in the Prologue of the Canterbury Tales as the...

2) Sikelianos, Angelos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek poet and playwright. One of Greece's most important 20th-century lyric poets, he emphasized national history, religious symbolism, and universal harmony in...

3) dumb show. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Elizabethan works, from the middle of the 16th cent. well into the 17th cent. Whether presented as a spectacle, with music, or as a masque with the players as allegorical...

4) Timotheus, Greek poet and musician. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek poet and musician of Miletus. An innovator in music, he added a string to the kithara. Fragments of his dithyrambs and nomes remain. Euripides wrote the prologue...

5) Torres Naharro, Bartolome de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish dramatist and lyric poet, b. Extremadura. As a young man he went to Italy and became a priest. Greatly influenced by the Italian Renaissance, he is considered...

6) Ur-Nammu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sumerian dynasty, the third dynasty of Ur, that lasted a century. Ur-Nammu was the promulgator of the oldest code of law yet known, older by about three centuries...

7) John, Gospel according to Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gospel according to Saint, fourth book of the New Testament. This account of Jesus' life is clearly set off from the other three Gospels (see Synoptic Gospels), although...

8) Job. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The book is of unknown authorship and date, although many scholars assign it to a time between 600 B.C. and 400 B.C. A lament in narrative form, the subject is the...

9) miracle play. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman Catholic Church. It developed from the 10th to the 16th cent., reaching its height in the 15th cent. The simple lyric character of the early texts, as shown...

10) Sirach, book of the Bible. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Septuagint and in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament but not included in the Hebrew Bible and placed in the Apocrypha of the Authorized Version and Protestant...

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