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The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
683 words

From the time of its origin as an Old English word until today, the term “murder” has meant the most

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
688 words

The biblical concept of the image of God lay at the heart of abhorrence to the taking of a human

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The Oxford Companion to the Body

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
1,441 words

The act of murder is unique to humanity. While animals kill outside of their own species for food, and may

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
136 words

Unlawful killing was prohibited in the *Ten Commandments (Exod. 20: 13), for which capital *punishment was prescribed (Exod.

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
25 words

Unlawful killing of a person, performed with malice or forethought. Committed accidentally, under sufficient provocation or in self-defence, a killing

Murder

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R. J. Macrides

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
287 words

(φόνος). Byz. law retained the criterion for murder of Roman law, which required evidence of intention to kill, determined by the weapon used (...

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
183 words

Very few doctors or nurses have committed murder, and, apart from the dreadful circumstances of the Holocaust, most of the incidents have been in a domestic setting. In ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

get away with (blue) murder succeed in doing whatever one chooses without being punished or suffering any disadvantage.

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