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Seth,

in Egyptian religion: see SetSet
or Seth
, in Egyptian religion, god of evil. Set was a sun god of predynastic Egypt, but he gradually degenerated from being a beneficent deity into being a god of evil and darkness.
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Seth,

in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, father of Enosh. In the chronology in the Gospel of St. Luke, Seth is an ancestor of Jesus. The Nag HammadiNag Hammadi
, a town in Egypt near the ancient town of Chenoboskion, where, in 1945, a large cache of gnostic texts in the Coptic language was discovered. The Nag Hammadi manuscripts, dating from the 4th cent. A.D.
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 codices preserve revelatory discourses ascribed to or allegedly emanating from Seth. The Second Treatise of Seth emphasizes the docetic nature of the Passion of Jesus. The Three Steles of Seth are liturgical pieces.

Seth

Old Testament Adam's third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
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From then on, Vikram Seth would embrace both streams of classical music, Western and Indian.
BIRTHDAYS Olympia Dukakis, actress, 77; Martin Landau, actor, 77; Danny Aiello, actor, 75; Wendy Craig, actress, 74; Stephen Frears, film director, 67; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 66; Lionel Richie, singer/songwriter, 59; John Goodman, actor, 56; Vikram Seth, novelist, 56; Peter Reid, former football player and manager, now a pundit, 52; Nicole Kidman, (pictured) actress, 41; Frank Lampard, footballer, 30.
The essays in this volume, which are written by well known literary critics, examine the implications of (in)fusion theory and implement it in analyses of the works of Indian English novelists, such as Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai and Vikram Seth.
On the other hand, in a 1999 interview, award-winning and best-selling novelist Vikram Seth named Pushkin as the writer who has influenced him most:
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Entre los actuales, Vikram Seth (Un buen partido) visita Sinking, Tibet y Nepal para escribir Desde el lago del cielo, y hasta Michel Crichton ha contribuido con sus Viajes y experiencias.
Right now, we are talking with the BBC to do a joint venture in Hindi and English to produce the book "A Suitable Boy" by Vikram Seth.
He points out that in recent years, poets like Vikram Seth (whose book-length poem The Golden Gate was a bestseller in England), Frederick Turner, Dana Gioia, Mark Jarman, David Mason, Robert McDowell, and others who form the New Narrative movement, have broken through the publishing barrier.
This debut novel has been compared to the works of Rohinton Mistry and Vikram Seth.
Some of the past speakers at the LLF in Lahore have included Tariq Ali, Vikram Seth, Tehmina Durrani, Joe Sacco, Abdullah Hussein, Kamran Lashari, Kamila Shamsie, Hari Kunzru, Intizar Hussain, Sana Mir, Romila Thapar, Asma Jahangir, Michael Palin, Mira Nair, Sharmila Tagore, Teju Cole, Steve Coll, Ayesha Jalal, Margaret MacMillan, Rasheed Araeen, William Dalrymple and Peter Frankopan.
I mean, I'd recognise Vikram Seth anywhere, but that doesn't mean he'd know me from Adam.