Famous Assassinations In World History: An Encyclopedia

These two volumes provide a ready resource for those looking for a better understanding of the long-standing role of assassinations in the course of human events and how these murders have changed the course of history. Effecting the death of a political figure, a leader of a nation, or a public figure usually captures people's attention. But how often is assassination effective to achieve the larger objective beyond the death of the...

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd edition)

1993 ECPA Gold Medallion (Reference Text) 1993 Christianity Today Critics' Choice Award The 2014 ECPA Christian Book Award Winner (Bible Reference) 2014 Readers' Choice Award Winner Preaching's Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (Gospels and Jesus) The second edition of the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels is a thoroughly reconstructed and revised version of the critically acclaimed 1992 first edition. Since tha...

Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. This volume aims to be an up-to-date source for the region, also known as East Central Europe, Central Europe, or Southeastern Europe, taking into account the profound changes that occurred after 1989 while providing the historical context of at least two centuries back to the Congress of Vienna.Why publish such a resource now, more than 10 ...

Knives 2015: The World's Greatest Knife Book, 35th edition

Showcasing fine artistry isn't a difficult job. Unlike museum curators, the knife book editors, designers and publishers don't even need to display the items in a well-lit room. The pages of Knives 2015 come alive with the most utilitarian, artistic, unique and exquisite blades from around the world. The world's finest edges--whether everyday carry pieces, hunters, bowies, belt and boot knives, camp knives, flipper folders or highly ...

Brockhaus Wahrig – Die Deutsche Rechtschreibung

"Der WAHRIG" genießt als Marke für deutschsprachige Wörterbücher seit Jahrzehnten im In- und Ausland große Wertschätzung. Unter der Dachmarke Brockhaus setzt "WAHRIG Die deutsche Rechtschreibung" als Premium-Wörterbuch neue Maßstäbe. Das Standardwerk erscheint topaktuell auf der Basis der Beschlüsse des Rats für deutsche Rechtschreibung 2011 - in neuem Layout und auf rund 140.000 Stichwörter und Schreibweisen erweitert. Darunter wich...

Hellenistic And Biblical Greek: A Graduated Reader

This graduated Hellenistic Greek reader is designed for students who have completed one or more years of Greek. The seventy passages in this reader, arranged on the basis of their level of difficulty, are made accessible to students with grammatical support and vocabulary lists, as well as other aids to translation, including a cumulative glossary. This Hellenistic Greek reader is designed for students who have completed one or more ...

Historical Dictionary of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was perpetrated by the Nazis as a means of eliminating the Jews from the planet. It was an unprecedented event in history, inasmuch as a nation state had never before targeted an entire people for extinction. Yet, more than half a century later, there is a tendency to forget, if not to relativize, the Nazi extermination campaign against the Jews. More insidiously, a vicious effort is being made in limited circles to den...