anastasis


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anastasis

(ˌænəˈsteɪsɪs)
n
the episode in Christian theology in which Jesus is believed to have descended into Hell, often referred to as the 'harrowing of Hell'
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Contract notice: flood protection works in the municipalities of ilioupoli and vyronas (kareas - anastasis area).
Anastasis Tasou, mitigating, said his client was medically discharged from the army after serving as a solider in Afghanistan and Iraq and seeing some of his friends and colleagues die and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
This area is called the Anastasis (Resurrection) and in the center is a large aedicule built over the site of the Tomb.
The duo made 20 research trips over the course of 15 years to document images and collect information about extant versions of Christ's resurrection, although the authors prefer to use the Greek word anastasis, which literally means "up-rising."
Reports suggest the man for the job is KPMG board member Anastasis Yiasemides, who, according to his profile, heads the company's economics department 'responsible for the microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis of the Cyprus, European and International economies.'
In addition to Maniatakos, the research team contributing to the Black Hat presentation includes NYU Tandon doctoral students Anastasis Keliris and Charalambos Konstantinou.
En realidad ese hombre es Adan y el motivo inspirador de Rupnik no es otro que el de la Anastasis: el alma de Cristo unida a su Persona divina desciende a los infiernos para llevar la redencion a las almas de los justos que le habian precedido.
"An exclusion for assault and/or battery applies if no cause of action would exist but for the assault and/or battery" (Anastasis v American Safety Indem.
In my piece "Chora Museum: a place not to miss" (April 2, 2011) I explore not only this magnificent building but the significance of the word Anastasis. I don't mean the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna, the daughter of the last tsar of Russia, Tsar Nicholas, but the Greek word for "resurrection." The Chora Museum is an old Byzantine church, situated just inside the city walls at Edirnekapy.
Witvliet (ISBN: 978-0-8028-6476-5 Eerdmans, $23.00) gives plans of Jerusalem, the Church of the Anastasis, and translations of fourth-century texts (Egeria's Diary, The Anaphora [Communion liturgy], The Liturgy of St.
Topping the list as the most romantic hotel for 2013 is the Anastasis Apartments in Santori, Greece.