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Inquisition

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INQUISITION is the latest thrilling novel from Sunday Times bestselling author David Gibbins. Jack Howard will be tested to his limits on the trail of the fabled Holy Grail. "[The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea" Daily Express256 BC As the blood of martyred Christians runs through Rome's catacombs, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object to a devoted follower. Soon after, the Holy Grail disappears into the darkness of time. 1684 While overseeing the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier, Samuel Pepys attempts to retrieve a treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. Meanwhile, a Jewish merchant is tortured by the Altamanus, a secret group determined to locate the Grail. PRESENT DAYA wreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to a mystery that marine archaeologist Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. He embarks on an epic quest that takes him to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal in Jamaica. But the spectre of the deadly Inquisition dogs his every step, and Jack must face a descent into hell itself if he is to uncover the greatest reward in Christendom.

Издательство: "Headline Publishing" (2018)

ISBN: 978-1-472-23279-3

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  • INQUISITION — INQUISITION, special permanent tribunal of the medieval Catholic Church, established to investigate and combat heresy. The Early Institution Although the Inquisition was established by Pope gregory ix , it owed its name to the procedure… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Inquisition — • By this term is usually meant a special ecclesiastical institutional for combating or suppressing heresy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Inquisition     Inquisition      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • inquisition — [ ɛ̃kizisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1160; lat. inquisitio 1 ♦ Vx Enquête, recherche. « Il n y a point de fin dans nos inquisitions » (Montaigne). 2 ♦ (1265) Hist. Tribunal de l Inquisition, et absolt l Inquisition : juridiction ecclésiastique d exception… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inquisition — Inquisition. Papst Innocenz I. errichtete eine geistliche Behörde, deren Aufgabe es war, die abtrünnigen Glieder der wahren Kirche zu bessern oder zu bestrafen. Diese Behörde, unmittelbar unter dem päpstlichen Stuhle stehend, wurde die heil.… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Inquisition — In qui*si tion, n. [L. inquisitio : cf. F. inquisition. See {Inquire}, and cf. {Inquest}.] 1. The act of inquiring; inquiry; search; examination; inspection; investigation. [1913 Webster] As I could learn through earnest inquisition. Latimer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inquisition — (lat., »Untersuchung«, Inquisitio haereticae pravitatis, Ketzergericht, auch Sanctum Officium), das Glaubensgericht, das die römische Hierarchie zur Aufsuchung und Vertilgung der Ketzer ins Leben gerufen hat. Schon unter den Kaisern Theodosius d …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inquisition — Sf (gerichtliche) Untersuchung, besonders der katholischen Kirche per. Wortschatz fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. inquīsītio ( ōnis), einer Ableitung von l. inquīrere (inquīsītum) suchen, erkunden , zu l. quaerere (quaesītum) suchen… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • inquisition — late 14c., judicial investigation, act or process of inquiring, from O.Fr. inquisicion inquiry, investigation (12c.), from L. inquisitionem (nom. inquisitio) a searching into, legal examination, noun of action from pp. stem of inquirere (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Inquisition — In qui*si tion, v. t. To make inquisition concerning; to inquire into. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inquisition — (v. lat.), 1) Untersuchung, s. Untersuchungsproceß. 2) (Inquisitio haeretĭcae pravitatis, Ketzergericht, Sanctum officium, Heiliges Officium), in der Katholischen Kirche Glaubensgericht zur Entdeckung u. Bestrafung der Ketzer u. Ungläubigen.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • inquisition — in·qui·si·tion /ˌin kwə zi shən, ˌiŋ / n 1: the act of inquiring or examining 2: a judicial or official inquiry or examination usu. before a jury; also: the finding that results from such an inquiry Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary


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