burning of the books

burning of the books

(255–210 BC) The Qin dynasty attempt to destroy all literature in private hands except official records and some practical works.
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However, on the burning of the books, I would think that unless the books in issue belonged to the school or a third party, it is unlikely that any of the offences mentioned above could stick.
a kind of burning of the books as he attacks, as he declares real news as fake news, the law becomes fake news, everything becomes fake news" Writer John Le Carre on the US President.
The burning of the books, bonfires of them, throughout the land.
A ministry deputy said that the burning of the books in a school playground is a "hideous crime" it added.
At least 28 people have been killed since the burning of the books emerged on Tuesday.
There is also a possibility to call on a massive burning of the books that are published by the ministry.
A student of Hungarian literature and witness to the unstable Hungarian state, "The Burning of the Books" is a collection of poetry from George Szirtes offering much insight to the Hungarian people through his work.
The Guardian reported that this year's shortlist is comprised of: The Sun-fish by Eilean Ni Chuilleanain; Continental Shelf by Fred D'Aguiar; Over by Jane Draycott; The Water Table by Philip Gross; Through the Square Window by Sinead Morrissey; One Secret Thing by Sharon Olds; Weeds & Wild Flowers by Alice Oswald; A Scattering by Christopher Reid; The Burning of the Books and Other Poems by George Szirtes; and West End Final by Hugo Williams.
Not all of the New Testaments that were collected were burned, but hundreds were, he said.He said he regretted the burning of the books, but called it a "commandment" to burn materials that urge Jews to convert."I certainly don't denounce the burning of the booklets," he said.
The imperious Humboldt University is across the way with the site of the infamous Nazi burning of the books. The spot is marked by a simple window on the floor best visited at night when the symbolic rows of bookless shelves below are most clearly visible.
Indeed, the end of magic is dramatized in the burning of the books of magic (which will have included magical papyri, complete with spells, incantations, and charms), said to have an enormous monetary value (Acts 19:17-20).
The thin wisps of smoke rising from small piles of cherished volumes contrast with the Legendary fires that rose from the destruction of the Library at Alexandria, or the burning of the books the ancient prophetess, the Cumaen Sibyl, sold to Tarquin, forecasting the future of Rome.