By Eric Flint
Exchange background grasp Eric Flint returns to most sensible shape with an epic addition to the a number of New York occasions best-selling Ring of fireside series. A cosmic twist of fate units the trendy city of Grantville, West Virginia, down in war-torn 17th century Europe and a brand new state is forged. Now after carving a spot for itself one of the suffering powers of Western Europe, Grantville needs to throw up its japanese bulwarks opposed to darkish Age domination. however the problem for the down-time japanese eu horde is simply as nice: the way to move slowly out of a deeper feudal shadow than any within the west–and step into the sunshine of freedom.
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68. 69. 70. 71. ha-Rav Kook, 1959–60), vol. 1, p. 329 (ad Exod. 12:12). Cf. ov ibn Gaon, Keter Shem T . ov, in Ma’or wa-Shemesh (Livorno, 1839), 34a; Joshua ibn Shuaib, Be’ur Sodot ha-Ramban, attributed to Meir ibn Sahula (Warsaw, 1875), 12b; Isaac ben Samuel of Acre, Sefer Me’irat Einayim: A Critical Edition, ed. Amos Goldreich (Jerusalem: Akadamon, 1981), p. 79. , Zohar 1:16b, 92b; 2:239b, and elsewhere. See Moses de León, Shushan Edut, p. 341. Zohar 2:38a. i, Perush al ha-Torah 41a (ad Exod.
15 n. 2. This clearly reflects the aggadic myth that Adam was created as androgynous and was then separated into man and woman. For references, see Ginzberg, Legends, vol. 5, pp. 88–89 n. 42. Cf. Zohar 1:35a, 37b, 165a; 2:55a, 231a–b; 3:10b, 19a, 44b; Zohar H . adash, 55c–d, 66c. According to the Zohar, not only Adam but the soul of each person was originally made androgynous, and only upon descent to the world is divided into male and female; at the time of marriage the original unity is restored (see Babylonian Talmud, Yevamot 63a).
See Tishby, Perush ha-Aggadot, p. 15 n. 2. This clearly reflects the aggadic myth that Adam was created as androgynous and was then separated into man and woman. For references, see Ginzberg, Legends, vol. 5, pp. 88–89 n. 42. Cf. Zohar 1:35a, 37b, 165a; 2:55a, 231a–b; 3:10b, 19a, 44b; Zohar H . adash, 55c–d, 66c. According to the Zohar, not only Adam but the soul of each person was originally made androgynous, and only upon descent to the world is divided into male and female; at the time of marriage the original unity is restored (see Babylonian Talmud, Yevamot 63a).
1635: The Eastern Front (Ring of Fire) by Eric Flint