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abraxas

(əˈbræksəs) or

abrasax

n
(Christian Churches, other) an ancient charm composed of Greek letters: originally believed to have magical powers and inscribed on amulets, etc, but from the second century ad personified by Gnostics as a deity, the source of divine emanations
[from Greek: invented word]
Translations
Abraxas
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99 Jupiter Ascending 12 THE queen of the royal alien house of Abrasax is murdered, leaving behind three heirs.
Dornan and Johnson in of Grey JUPITER ASCENDING (12A) THE queen of the royal alien house of Abrasax is murdered, leaving behind three heirs: Balem (Eddie Redmayne), his sister Kalique (Tuppence Middleton) and playboy younger brother Titus (Douglas Booth).
Rating Dornan and Johnson in of Grey JUPITER ASCENDING (12A) THE queen of the royal alien house of Abrasax is murdered, leaving behind three heirs: Balem (Eddie Redmayne), his sister Kalique (Tuppence Middleton) and playboy younger brother Titus (Douglas Booth).
Although, to be fair, she does stand up eventually against the passiveaggressive space villain Balem Abrasax (Eddie Redmayne).
The premise seems simple enough; the alien House of Abrasax is a powerful dynasty that has seeded life on thousands of planets across the universe.
As the surviving members of the Abrasax dynasty, the trio is threatened by the fact that this less-enlightened human shares their dead mother's genetic identity, thereby entitling her to claim control of the vast tracts of interspace real estate they all covet.
She is working cleaning toilets in posh Chicago homes but it turns out she may well be heir to several planets (including Earth), and the Abrasax siblings (Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth and Tuppence Middleton), who vie for cosmic control and want to manipulate or kill her.
She is working cleaning toilets in posh Chicago homes, but it turns out she may well be heir to several planets (including Earth), and the Abrasax siblings (Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth and Tuppence Middleton), who vie for cosmic control, want to manipulate or kill her.
And after a lengthy chase above the Chicago skyline, she's introduced to a wider universe ruled by the Abrasax dynasty and teaming with sci-fi tropes.
Un ejemplo lo podemos observar en un conjuro de una bruja rescatado por la historia: "De la misma forma que Thyphon es el adversario de Helios/ Paralelamente inflama el alma de Euthyches/ Que ha dado a luz Zominas/ Dios Abrasax .
Foreign deities were borrowed too, particularly Abrasax, who was incorporated as an angelic power, but most pagan divine names were only used as "words of power" and did not represent distinct entities.
Rating JUPITER ASCENDING (12A) THE queen of the royal alien house of Abrasax is murdered, leaving behind three heirs: Balem (Eddie Redmayne), his sister Kalique (Tuppence Middleton) and playboy younger brother Titus (Douglas Booth).