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Seth 1

 (sĕth)
In the Bible, the third son of Adam and Eve.

Seth 2

 (sĕth) also Set (sĕt)
n. Mythology
The ancient Egyptian god of storms and chaos who murdered his brother, Osiris. He is portrayed as a man with an animal's head.

[Greek Sēth, from Egyptian śtḫ, stẖ.]
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Seth

(sɛθ)
n
(Bible) Old Testament Adam's third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
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Seth

(sɛθ)

n.
the third son of Adam. Gen. 4:25

Seth

(seɪt)

n.
Set.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Seth - (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Seth - evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
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On the work front, the actor who recently completed a year in Bollywood will be seen in filmmaker Mira Nair's screen adaptation of Vikram Seth's classic 'A Suitable Boy'.
BIRTHDAYS: Olympia Dukakis, actress, 88; Danny Aiello, actor, 86; Wendy Craig, actress, 85; Stephen Frears, film director, 78; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 77; Lionel Richie, singer/ songwriter, 70; John Goodman, actor, 67; Vikram Seth, novelist, 67; Peter Reid, former football player and pundit, 63; Nicole Kidman, actress, 52; Frank Lampard, former footballer and pundit, 41.
| BIRTHDAYS: Olympia Dukakis, actress, 88; Danny Aiello, actor, 86; Wendy Craig, actress, 85; Stephen Frears, film director, 78; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 77; Lionel Richie, singer/songwriter, 70; John Goodman, actor, 67; Vikram Seth, novelist, 67; Peter Reid, former football player and pundit, 63; Nicole Kidman, actress, 52; Frank Lampard, former footballer and pundit, 41.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Olympia Dukakis, actress, 88; Danny Aiello, actor, 86; Wendy Craig, actress, 85; Stephen Frears, film director, 78; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 77; Lionel Richie, singer/songwriter, 70; John Goodman, actor, 67; Vikram Seth, novelist, 67; Peter Reid, former football player and pundit, 63; Nicole Kidman, actress, 52; Frank Lampard, former footballer and pundit, 41.
CANNES, France (AFP) - Indian director Mira Nair is to shoot a television version of Vikram Seth's epic bestselling novel, "A Suitable Boy", she told reporters at the Cannes film festival.
Crossword, in the past, has also awarded stalwarts such as Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh and Kiran Desai, raising the bar for its esteem and reverence.
Take Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, King Lear, "The Jewel in the Crown," "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" and V.S.
Acclaimed Indian writer Vikram Seth expressed his grief over his death and said: 'He will be missed not only by his family and country but by a wide circle of friends and admirers the world over.'
CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS: Olympia Dukakis, actress, 87; Danny Aiello, actor, 85; Wendy Craig, actress, 84; Stephen Frears, film director, 77; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 76; Lionel Richie, singer/ songwriter, 69; John Goodman, actor, 66; Vikram Seth, novelist, 66; Peter Reid, former football player and pundit, 62; Nicole Kidman, actress, 51
"Music to me is dearer even than speech," Vikram Seth confesses in his author's note to An Equal Music, described below.
If you were sent off to Robben Island for a year, which three books would you take with you?For a year quarantined on Robben Island I would take with me Vikram Seth's monumental A Suitable Boy because it transports you out of where you are and immerses you in the world the book is telling you about deeply and effortlessly, Shantaram by the Australian Gregory David Roberts because it's literature that reads like an action movie and you are reminded in detail that the underworld and criminals are people just like you and me who fit into no stereotype, and Wole Soyinka's Season of Anomy because it uses a story to explore the battle of ideas in politics in a very human, very complex way.
Other LLF speakers in Lahore have included Tariq Ali, Vikram Seth, Tehmina Durrani, Joe Sacco, Abdullah Hussein, Kamila Shamsie, Hari Kunzru, Intizar Hussain, Sana Mir, Romila Thapar, Asma Jahangir, Michael Palin, Mira Nair, Teju Cole, Steve Coll, Ayesha Jalal, Margaret MacMillan, Rasheed Araeen, William Dalrymple, Peter Frankopan.