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  • 101 Johann Engelhard Steuber — (* 16. März 1693 in Marburg; † 6. Dezember 1747 in Rinteln) war ein deutscher lutherischer Theologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Familie 3 Werke …

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  • 102 La Répétition (Buckingham) — Acte IV scène 1 : apparition de Pallas La Répétition, titre original The Rehearsal, est une comédie de la Restauration anglaise, en cinq actes et en prose, du duc de Buckingham. Elle a été jouée pour la première fois à Londres au Théâtre… …

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  • 103 ESPRIT — Le concept d’«esprit», dont la spécificité a sans cesse fluctué à travers les différentes cultures et tout au long de l’histoire des idées, semble de nos jours être pris à nouveau comme référence majeure, notamment par des biologistes, qui y… …

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  • 104 FOLIE — Le terme de folie, bien antérieur à l’institution du langage scientifique de la psychiatrie moderne, n’a jamais eu vraiment cours dans celui ci. Cette relative incompatibilité a une très grande signification. L’idée d’assimiler la folie à une… …

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  • 105 Dryden —   [ draɪdn], John, englischer Dichter und Literaturkritiker, * Aldwincle (bei Huntingdon) 9. 8. 1631, ✝ London 1. 5. 1700. Dryden betätigte sich in fast allen Dichtungsgattungen. Mit feierlichen Dichtungen beklagte er den Tod O. Cromwells… …

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  • 106 ASINIS — apud Veteres vehebantur tantum humiliores, ait Salmas. mas. ad Lamprid. in Antonino Heliogabalo, c. 4. Sed Semianirica facta sunt Senatusconsulta ridicula, de legibus matronalibus; quae quô vestitu incederent quae pilentô, quae equô sagmariô,… …

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  • 107 ELIAM — fil. Achitophel. 2. Sam. c. 23. v. 34. i. e. Dei populus …

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  • 108 GILON — civitas in tribu Iuda. Ios. c. 15. v. 51. 2. Sam. c. 15. v. 12. In qua suspendit se Achitophel. Pop. Gilonitae …

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  • 109 DOEG —    a herdsman of Saul (1 Sam. xxi. 7); a name applied by Dryden to Elkanah Settle in Absalom and Achitophel …

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  • 110 SETTLE, ELKANAH —    a playwright who lives in the pages of Dryden s satire Absalom and Achitophel ; was an Oxford man and littérateur in London; enjoyed a brief season of popularity as author of Cambyses, and The Empress of Morocco ; degenerated into a city poet… …

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  • 111 SHADWELL, THOMAS —    dramatist, who lives as the MacFlecknoe of Dryden s Absalom and Achitophel, born, of a good family, in Norfolk; studied law and adopted literature, in which he made a successful start with the comedy The Sullen Lovers (1668); his numerous… …

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  • 112 SHAFTESBURY, ANTHONY ASHLEY COOPER —    1) EARL OF, a notable politician, prominent in the times of Cromwell and Charles II., born, of good parentage, in Dorsetshire; passed through Oxford and entered Lincoln s Inn; sat in the Short Parliament of 1640; changed from the Royalist to… …

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  • 113 allegory — 1 Allegory, symbolism designate methods of representation in art. Both characteristically aim to represent concretely something that is abstract or for some other reason not directly representable. Allegory is applied to a form of representation… …

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  • 114 Buckingham, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of — (1628 1687)    Dramatist, s. of the 1st Duke, who was in 1628 assassinated by Felton. His life was full of adventure and change of fortune. The Restoration gave him back his already twice lost estates, which he again squandered by a life of wild… …

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  • 115 Johnson, Samuel — 1) (1649 1703)    Political writer, sometimes called the Whig to distinguish him from his great namesake. Of humble extraction, he was ed. at St. Paul s School and Camb., and took orders. He attacked James II. in Julian the Apostate (1682), and… …

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  • 116 Pordage, Samuel — (1633 1691?)    Poet, s. of a clergyman in Berks, ed. at Merchant Taylor s School, studied law at Lincoln s Inn, and made various translations, wrote some poems, two tragedies, Herod and Mariamne (1673), and The Siege of Babylon (1678), and a… …

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  • 117 Settle, Elkanah — (1648 1724)    Poet and dramatist, ed. at Oxf., was the author of a number of turgid dramas, now unreadable and unread, but which in their day were held to rival Dryden, who pilloried S. as Doeg in the second part of Absalom and Achitophel. S.… …

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  • 118 Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of — (1671 1713)    Philosopher, b. in London, grandson of the 1st Earl, the eminent statesman, the Achitophel of Dryden. After a private education under the supervision of Locke, and a short experience of Winchester School, he travelled much on the… …

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  • 119 Tate, Nahum — (1652 1715)    Poet, s. of a clergyman in Dublin, was ed. at Trinity Coll. there. He pub. Poems on Several Occasions (1677), Panacea, or a Poem on Tea, and, in collaboration with Dryden, the second part of Absalom and Achitophel. He also adapted… …

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  • 120 Ahithophel — /əˈhɪtəfɛl/ (say uh hituhfel) noun Bible one of the conspirators with Absalom in his rebellion against David. II Samuel 3:12–17:31. Also, Achitophel …

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