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In the Vault
An undertaker finds himself trapped in the vault where coffins are stored during winter for burial in the spring, and is mysteriously injured when he escapes.
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The Cats of Ulthar
In the tale, an unnamed narrator relates the story of how a law forbidding the killing of cats came to be in a town called Ulthar. "The Cats of Ulthar" was a personal favorite of Lovecraft's, who was an ardent cat lover.
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Celephais
"Celephais" was created in a dream by Kuranes (which is his name in dreams—his real name is not given) as a child of the English landed gentry. As a man in his forties, alone and dispossessed in contemporary London, he dreams it again and then, seeking it, slowly slips away to the dream-world.
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Herbert West – Reanimator
The story is the first to mention Lovecraft's fictional Miskatonic University. It is also notable as one of the first depictions of zombies, as corpses arising, through scientific means, as animalistic, and uncontrollably violent creatures.
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The Haunter Of The Dark
The story takes place in Providence, Rhode Island and revolves around the Church of Starry Wisdom. The cult uses an ancient artifact known as the Shining Trapezohedron to summon a terrible being from the depths of time and space.
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The Descendant
"The Descendant" is a story fragment, believed to have been written in 1927. Lovecraft may have been referring to this attempt at a story when he wrote that he was "making a very careful study of London…in order to get background for tales involving richer antiquities than America can furnish."
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Cool Air
A gentleman in New York begins renting an apartment one floor below an aged doctor, who insists on keeping his quarters very chilly. As the two become friends, the old doctor's health begins to deteriorate in a particularly Lovecraftian fashion.
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Ex Oblivione
"Ex Oblivione" is a prose poem.It is written in first person and tells of the dreams of a presumably dying man. In his dreams, the man is walking through a valley and encounters a vine-covered wall with a locked bronze gate therein. He longs to know what lies beyond the gate.
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The Crawling Chaos
The story begins with the narrator describing the effects of opium and the fantastical vistas it can inspire. The narrator then tells of his sole experience with opium in which he was accidentally administered an overdose by a doctor during the "year of the plague."
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Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family
The story begins by describing the ancestors of Sir Arthur Jermyn, a British nobleman. His great-great-great-grandfather, Sir Wade Jermyn, had been an early explorer of the Congo region, whose books on a mysterious white civilization there had been ridiculed. He had been confined to an asylum in 1765. Lovecraft describes how the Jermyn family has a peculiar physical appearance that began to appear in the children of Wade Jermyn and his mysterious and reclusive wife, who Wade claimed was Portuguese.
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The Dunwich Horror
In the degenerate, unliked backwater of Dunwich, Wilbur Whately, a most unusual child, is born. Of unnatural parentage, he grows at an uncanny pace to an unsettling height, but the boy's arrival simply precedes that of a true horror: one of the Old Ones, that forces the people of the town to hole up by night.
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Аристотель на Востоке и на Западе. Метафизика и разделение христианского мира
Книга современного американского христианского философа Дэвида Брэдшоу, декана философского факультета Университета Кентукки, представляет собой наиболее полное на сегодняшний день историко-философское исследование философского концепта «энергии» и связанных с ним понятий в контексте размышлений о природе Бога и соотношении в Нем сущности и деятельности. Начав с философии Аристотеля как отправного пункта, автор скрупулезно прослеживает эволюцию этого концепта начиная с эллинистических школ и завершая поздними неоплатониками. Основное внимание автор уделяет трансформации и специфике усвоения «энергии» христианской теологией IV-XIV вв. как на Западе (Марий Викторин, Августин, Боэций, Фома Аквинский), так и на Востоке (Каппадокийцы, Дионисий Ареопагит, Максим Исповедник, Григорий Палама), связывая с ними один из определяющих факторов не только догматических расхождений, но и исторического раскола между Западной и Восточной Церковью. Книга адресована как специалистам, так и широкому кругу читателей, интересующихся историей античной, патристической и средневековой философии и теологии.