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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,

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

Old Testament Adam's third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
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There are shades of Aesop's Fables in the 10 tales from across the globe, retold with wit and a vivid imagination by Vikram Seth, author of the internationally acclaimed A Suitable Boy.
Vikram Seth will be in attendance to sign copies of The Rivered Earth (4pm, details on 0121 780 3333).
Vikram Seth, because he is so versatile and perfect.
The supporters of the campaign included writers such as Arundhati Roy, Vikram Seth and broadcaster Sir Mark Tully.
He has also produced a cycle of four major works in collaboration with the writer Vikram Seth, having been co-commissioned by festivals in Salisbury, Chelsea and Lichfield.
Other winning authors who were unable to make the ceremony included Indian author Vikram Seth, for his novel, A Suitable Boy, and American writer Neal Shusterman, who won the 14 plus age group category for his book Unwind.
Polarbear, performance poet (Garrick Studio, July 9) Sabri Ensemble (Garrick Theatre, July 10) Lichfield Festival Chorus perform new work The Traveller by Vikram Seth and Alec Roth (Garrick Studio, July 12).
Just before leaving, I was asked to join a book club and told the first book we are to read is A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- A Conversation with Vikram Seth -- bestselling author of "A Suitable Boy," "Golden Gate" -- about his brand-new book, "Two Lives" and his career.
However, not everyone at the upmarket firm - which boasts high-brow author Vikram Seth among its stable - was as enthusiastic about the idea as the chairman.
Publishers in the Capital and elsewhere in the country are being inundated with manuscripts, sometimes as many as 15- 20 a day, in the hope that they will be the next Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth.
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