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- 11 - Lust
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Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
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Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
- The twins Artemis and Apollo
- The story of the twin gods Artemis and Apollo was filled with intrigue and deception. Their conception was controversial in itself
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- Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
- Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
- Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas
Calas Affair is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Calas Affair books and related discussion.
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- Treatise on Tolerance
- parlement; the Calas affair was one such instance. Sponsored by the Church, a Monitory was an effective means of finding witnesses to a crime.
- Biased Judges Condemned Jean Calas
- Voltaire presented her story as a sarcastic counterpoint to the Calas affair, which he presented in a more sober style.
- The Malagrida and Calas affairs.
- The Torture Veto and America's Image
- Mar 11, 2008 with the Jean Calas affair in France (1760s): he was broken on the wheel and waterboarded.
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- Voltaire's Fight Against Dogma
- The Calas affair greatly strengthened the movement for criminal law reform and religious tolerance in France, although the reforms were not instituted until the 1780s. We may all be, to some degree, dogmatist.
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- Jean Calas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Jean Calas (1698 – 10 March 1762) was a merchant living in Toulouse, France, famous for having been the victim of a biased trial due to his being a Protestant.
- Voltaire and the Calas Affair
- The panel reversed Calas's conviction on March 9, 1765, and the government paid the family an indemnity.
- The Calas Affair by Grimm and the Correspondance Littéraire 1763
- There has been brought together in quite a thick volume all that has appeared concerning the unfortunate Calas Affair.
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