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prester

[′pres·tər]
(meteorology)
A whirlwind or waterspout accompanied by lightning in the Mediterranean Sea and Greece.
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Police Headquarters North Magdeburg, construction 1 - Part 2 measure - Lodging gas station at the site land riot police, Alt Prester 5 in 39114 Magdeburg The measure is divided into two phases: 1.
Specifically recommended for young listeners ages 8 to 12, "The Wooden Prince" is the first volume in John Claude Bemis's outstanding reworking of the classic fairytale into a compelling science fiction fantasy tale of action and adventure that includes Prester John, his daughter the Blue Fairy, a musical cricket named Maestro, and a whole roster of supporting characters.
The Donation of Constantine, Letter of Prester John, and The Protocols of Sion), or about his beautifully illustrated encyclopedic volumes History of Beauty, History of Ugliness, The Infinity of Lists and The Book of Legendary Lands.
Prester John: The Legend and its Sources (Crusade Texts in Translation, 27), Farnham, Ashgate, 2015; cloth; pp.
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62) Prester John was a figure of great interest to medieval readers; he might be considered variously as an exotic king, as the ruler of an Eastern Christian realm, as a historical figure, or as a mythic anachronism, depending on the interests, education and attitude of the reader.
In addition to those of Polo and Odoric mentioned above, she uses the writings of John of Plano Carpini, William of Rubruck, John of Monte Corvino, Hetoum of Armenia, 'Sir John Mandeville' and Niccolo dei Conti, as well as The Letter of Prester John and a number of other briefer works.
He included an account of Prester John, Noah's Ark and an early description of Persepolis.
Whether it is the apartment of Sherlock Holmes, the house of Madame Bovary, the lands of Prester John, the ruins of Glastonbury, or the Dublin of Leopold Bloom, the relationship between the imaginary and the real has historically provided us with a sort of forged, altered map of the real as it emerged from the human imagination.
Intertwined with the ancient European folklore surrounding Africa as early as the 12th Century is the mysterious legend of Prester John.
Yet, it will likely take further work on the subject to ascertain whether in the service of moving topological schemes past structuralist quadrangles (or Bachelardian elementalisms), (20) it is more generative to identify new intermediate forms as internally coherent singularities (a new cloud topology halfway between network and fluid, (21) a steam or plasma topology (22) halfway between fire and fluid, a prester (23) topology halfway between fire and network) or as composites of the four topological types already elaborated [to speak of fire networks (fiber optics?
The catalogue is marvelously broad, including everything from rhetorico-philosophical scholarly commentaries in the Arabic tradition to the Letter of Prester John, and Rumi to Dante.