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|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2034||Goonan, Kathleen Ann. The Bones of Time. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 176.||"'...The Training I receive as the Dalai Lama is not just philosophy, not just studying the scriptures. It involves real physical changes. It's very exciting, actually.' She paused. 'Sorry. I shouldn't preach.' "|
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2036||Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 34.|| "The Serbs were chafing to win the prize, but they couldn't be trusted further than they could toss a brain-grenade.
Milosevic was in his late nineties and suffering from Kevorkian Anxiety. Mr. War Crimes himself had converted to Tibetan Buddhism, imagine that. Good luck in the next world. There are only so many angels that you can bludgeon with a catheter. "
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2036||Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 64.|| "Then there was Dorje, who kept an eye on him, like the fussy Tibetan lama that he was. Dorje was Tara's partner in tantric crime. They were a team, all right. Until Tara met Trevor's Dad and they paired off.
Tara had the power of the goddess in her, and together with Dorje she performed magical rituals to cleanse the earth of its evil pulses of magic energy, which was definitely everywhere: Tibetan zombies and gdons and ogres and hungry ghosts and other assorted vampires of the net. Now Tara was working magic with Trevor's dad. 'Keeping the night marchers at bay,' as she liked to tell Trevor... " [more.]
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 14.|| "'I think that if God gets blamed for accidents and natural disasters, the people who claim to represent God ought to be willing to pay the damages,' Sam said...
The media went into an orgy of excitement. Interviewers doggedly tracked down priests, ministers, nuns, lamas, imams, mullahs, gurus of every stripe and sect.
...Professors of religion and ethics got to be regulars on talk shows all over the world. The Dalai Lama started his own TV series. "
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2060||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 306.||"And if he were Tibetan, he'd spin prayer wheels. "|
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2075||Silverberg, Robert. "Good News from the Vatican " (published 1971) in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Atterbery, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1993); pg. 243.||[Year is estimated.] "'If he's elected [to be pope],' says Rabbi Mueller, 'he plans an immediate time-share agreement with the Dalai Lama and a reciprocal plug-in with the head programmer of the Greek Orthodox Church, just for starters.' "|
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2087||Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1961); pg. 290.||"She came back to their flat one day to find him doing nothing, surrounded by books--many books: The Talmud, the Kama-Sutra, Bibles in several versions, the Book of the Dead, the Book of Mormon,... the Koran, the unabridged Golden Bough, the Way, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, sacred writings of a dozen other religions major and minor... "|
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||2110||May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 155.||"Had not the ancients told tales of subterranean Asar, Avalon, the Elysian Fields, Ratmansu, and Ultima Thule? Even Buddhist Agharta was supposed to be connected by tunnels to the lamaseries of Tibet. "|
|Tibetan Buddhism||world||12000||Knight, Damon. "Auto-da-Fe " in Turning On. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1966; c. 1961); pg. 71.||"There was one man, who could call himself the king of the world, or the Dalai Lama, or anything he liked, because there was no one left to dispute the honor with him... He was nine thousand and some odd hundreds of years old. "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Geluk order||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 141.||"Kootie remembered that Kethoomba was the Tibetan pronunciation of the name of the mahatma his parents had named him after. She had never called Kootie that. 'Gelugpa,' she went on, 'yellow-hatted monk! Come and get me!' "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Geluk order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 291.||"Far south along the great ridge spine called the Lob-sang Gyatso lies the land of the Yellow Hat Sect, ending at the terminal peak of Nanda Devi... "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Geluk order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 357.||"The Winter Palace is built on a great peak rising from the Yellow Hat Ridge, with the higher peaks of Koko Nor behind it... palace officials in brilliant red and rich purple gowns and yellow hats looking like inverted saucers walk purposefully past soldiers in blue uniforms... " [Some other refs., not in DB.]|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Geluk order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 365.||"...honored officials, the Red Hats and the Yellow Hats, monks, abbots, getsel novices... "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Nyingma order||California: San Francisco||2036||Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 110.|| "Dorje drove a Yellow Cab. He belonged to the relatively new sect of 'Yellow Cab' lamas, a tantric offshoot of the Tibetan 'Red Hat' school. After the eighty-year-old American Hollywood actor-Tibetan Buddhist Richard Fevers assumed the mantle of the fifteenth Dalai Lama in a hotly contested election, there had been an exodus of Tibetan dissidents to the United States. A group of them acquired the venerable flagship American taxi company as an act of spiritual defiance against 'Hollywood hegemony.'
The rides were free--'Hail a lama!' was their slogan--but you had to contribute something to the homeless or to the mindless or to the heartless of the world. To anyone who needed a blessing for a buck.' " [More.]
|Tibetan Buddhism - Nyingma order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 283.||"...where he works as a teacher in the Dalai Lama's Winter Palace... They have rented the old Red Hat sect gompa near Rhan Tso... "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Nyingma order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 358.||"...priests from the Red Hat Sect are instantly recognizable with their inverted saucer hats of crimson silk and crimson fringe... " [Some other refs., not in DB.]|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Nyingma order||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 365.||"...honored officials, the Red Hats and the Yellow Hats, monks, abbots, getsel novices... "|
|Tibetan Buddhism - Nyingma order||Tibet||1999||Pattison, Eliot. The Skull Mantra. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur (1999); pg. 71.|| "'Speak to one of the Black Hat sect. There was once an old Black Hat ngagspa in the town. A sorcerer. Khorda, he was called. Practiced the old rites. Frightened the young monks with his spells. From a Nyingmapa gompa.'
The Black Hats comprised the most traditional of the Tibetan Buddhist sects, of which the Nyingmapa was the oldest line, the one most closely linked to the shamans who once ruled Tibet. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
|Tibetan Buddhism - Sakya order||Tibet||1999||Pattison, Eliot. The Skull Mantra. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur (1999); pg. 88.|| "He touched Sungpo, who blinked and turned to look around the cell. His eyes, deep and intelligent, showed no trace of fear. He shifted his body to face the adjoining wall, the way a sleeping person might roll over in bed.
'You are from the Saskya gompa,' Shan began, moving to face him again. 'Is that where you were arrested?'
Sungpo clasped his hands together in front of his abdomen, interlocking the fingers, then raised his middle fingers together. Shan recognized the symbol. Diamond of the Mind. " [More on this. 'Saskya' may be the same as 'Sakya'. Some other refs., not in DB. See pg. 345, 349, 371.]
|Tlingit||North America||2025||Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 277.||"'Russian Orthodox. At first they were a tiny minority. Mostly Indians--you know, Tlingits and Aleuts who'd been converted by the Russians hundreds of years ago. But when things got crazy in Russia, they started to pour across the Dateline in all kinds of different boats.' "|
|Tocharians||world||30 C.E.||Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 97.||"Another hundred-mile length was populated by Tocharians (Loghu's people). These had lived around the time of Christ in what later became Chinese Turkestan. They represented the easternmost extension of Indo-European speakers in ancient times; their culture had flourished for a while, then died before the encroachment of the desert and the invasions of barbarians. "|
|Todas||world||2200||Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal. New York: Ace Books (1966); pg. 138.|| "'What about his dietary habits?'
'Acquired, through imposition. Lots of primitive people bled their cattle. The Kazaks did it until the twentieth century, and the Todas...' "
|Tolalaki||Indonesia||2200||Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal. New York: Ace Books (1966); pg. 129.||"'...I believe it is on page 577 of the abridged edition of The Golden Bough that it states, 'The Tolalaki, notorious head-hunters of the Central Celebes [now an Indonesian island], drink the blood and eat the brains of their victims tha they may become brave...' ' "|
|Toltec||Mexico||1400 C.E.||Murphy, Pat. The Falling Woman. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 22.||"Conquering Spaniards had taken the land [Yucatan] from the Toltec invaders who had taken the land from the Maya. "|
|Toltec||Mexico||1967||Chayefsky, Paddy. Altered States. New York: Harper & Row (1978); pg. 37.|| "'What're you going to do in Mexico?'
Well, Echeverria's got this witch doctor down there, the Hinchi Indians, did you ever hear of the Hinchi Indians? They're an isolated tribe in central Mexico, near San Luis Potosi, who still practice the ancient Toltec rituals, sacred mushroom ceremonies, that sort of thing. Apparently, they use some kind of hallucinatory compound that's supposed to evoke a common experience for all users, interesting if true.' "
|Toltec||Mexico||1975||Chayefsky, Paddy. Altered States. New York: Harper & Row (1978); pg. 43.||"Actually, the Hinchi Indians weren't in San Luis Potsi but in Zapatecus Province, a tribe of pre-Aztecs living amid the brutal barrancas of central Mexico. They were descendants of the Chichimec Toltecs, but the local brujo turned out to be a Tarahumara Indian who had married into the tribe. " [Many other refs. not in DB, esp. pg. 45-55.]|
|Toltec||North America||1270 C.E.||Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. 29.||"As a Toltec nobleman, he was entitled to a life of luxury in Tula. But after the Chichimeca barbarians overran his homeland, he had had no desire to linger there. Even though his home and family--brothers, sisters, cousins--were safe, and his ancestral lands intact... He preferred the life of a wanderer--a trader, healer, magician, a teacher of arts and sciences. When simple people revered him as a semi-supernatural being, it amused him. He used their adulation to his financial--and physical--advantage. he was, after all, a Toltec. " [Many other refs., not in DB. This is one of the main characters.]|
|Toltec||North America||1270 C.E.||Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. 321.||"He would make it up to her when they reached Tula. There would be a great feast, a celebration, and a ceremony to establish her as his mate under Toltec law. "|
|Toltec||North America||1270 C.E.||Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988), book jacket.||Book jacket: "Two hundred years before Columbus, the cliff-dwelling Anasazi Indians built great stone cities in the American Southwest... from the vast Toltec kingdom of the south, a mysterious trader, acclaimed as a fertility god by the clanswomen he visited, traveled from tribe to tribe... A.D. 1270... Kokopelli, the Toltec magician, rescues [Kwani] from an early death and takes her to the Place of the Eagle Clan, where Kwani is transformed from a cringing, frightened outcast into She Who Remembers, one of the Chosen of the Gods who communes with eternal spirits at the House of the Sun, and who teaches young girls the ancient secrets only women know, secrets which all women possess but which may lie hidden, awaiting rediscovery. " [Other refs. not in DB.]|
|Toltec||Roman Empire||500 C.E.||Garfinkle, Richard. Celestial Matters. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 68.||"Across from Aristotle was a statue of Alexander. It was carved from obsidian in the graceful Toltek style. "|
|Toltec||Washington, D.C.||1995||Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 67.||"Her face calm, with the ageless features of a Toltec image--heavy lips, long slanted eyes, high rounded cheekbones. "|
|Tongan||galaxy||2425||Kato, Ken. Yamato: A Rage in Heaven. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 369.||"In June... they had surfaced at Pine near the Ten Degree Worlds, taking some useful small game--two transiters and a bigger ship--among the Tonga planets. "|
|Tongan||Missouri||2002||Dalton-Woodbury, Kathleen. "Signs and Wonders " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 162.|| "'It's not your job--or mine--to make a landing place for the City of Enoch, Grandpa.'
Grandpa waved away Tevita's statement. 'We've been over this before. You know what year it is. You know the Millennium didn't happen at the turn of the century.' Dark eyes narrowed at Tevita, and he couldn't look away. 'The Tongans accepted the gospel and came here [to Utah] and to Independence, Missouri, so we could meet the Lord when he came again. After all, the Tongans in Missouri are building houses for him. They know we are the people who must prepare the way... You give me a better reason for no Millennium. You show me that everything is ready for him to come back.' "
|Tongan||Tonga||1966||Dick, Philip K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. New York: Ballantine (1996; c. 1968); pg. 2.||[Newspaper article.]
A turtle which explorer Captain Cook gave to the king of Tonga in 1777 died yesterday. It was nearly 200 years old.
The animal, called Tu'imalila, died at the royal palace ground in the Tongan capital of Nuku, Alofa.
The people of Tonga regarded the animal as a chief and special keepers were appointed to look after it. It was blinded in a bush fire a few years ago.
Tonga radio said Tu'imalila's carcass would be sent to the Aukland Museum in New Zealand.
Reuters, 1966 "
|Tongan||Tonga||1999||Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 382.||"The green silence of vanilla farms on Tafahi in the Kingdom of Tonga, the first place on earth where the new millennium would break. "|
|Tongan||Tonga||2020||Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 56.|| "'Uh, he's a Tongan. Or did you know?'
'Certainly I knew. But 'Tongan' is not a disease. And it's Ellen's business. Her problem if it is one. I can't see that it is.'
...'...All I've been told is that he's a Tongan. Tongans are tall, handsome, hospitable, and about as brown as I am. In appearance they can't be distinguished from Maori. What if this young man had been Maori . . . off good family, from an early canoe . . . and lots of land?'
'Truly, I don't think Anita would have liked it, Marj--but she would have gone to the wedding and given the reception. Intermarriage with Maori has long precedent behind it; one must accept it. But on need not like it. Mixing the races is always a bad idea. "
|Tongan||Tonga||2020||Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 65.||"...Ellen... now that I've talked toher, is willing to concede that Tongans are just like Maori and the real test is the person himself. "|
|Tongan||Tonga||2020||Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 52-53.|| "'Well, yes. But Ellen didn't use good judgment about it. 'She's married a Tongan and she's gone to live in Nuku'alofa.'
'Does Anita feel that they should live here? In Christchurch?'
'Eh? No, no! It's the marriage she objects to.'
'Is there something wrong with this man?'
'Marjorie, didn't you hear me? He's a Tongan.'
'Yes, I heard. Since he lives in Nuku'alofa, I would expect him to be... There must be something I don't know.'
'Oh, but you do! Well, maybe you don't. Tongans are not like us. The aren't white people; they are barbarians.'
'Oh, but they're not!... They are the most civilized people in all Polynesia...' "; Pg. 54: "Maori are Polynesians, so are Tongans--what's the ache? " [More. Other refs. to Tongans, not in DB.]
|Tongan||Tonga||2050||Bova, Ben. Moonwar. New York: Avon Books (1998); pg. 151.|| "Killifer explained the series of events, tracing the break of the news blackout to Tamara Bonai in Kiribati.
'Kiribati?' General O'Conner's ravaged face glared at him. 'Where's that?'
'In the Pacific. Micronesia.'
The general seemed to sink in on himself, thinking. Then he started crackling.
'What's funny?' Killifer asked.
'I did missionary work out there when I was a kid.'
That surprised Killifer. 'You did?'
'Tonga. Fiji. I wore the black suit and tie and went out among the heathen.' He wiped at his eyes with a frail hand.
'They were good people. They listened to me and smiled and agreed with everything I said. Helped me build a church for them. They even attended services.' "
|Tongan||United Kingdom: London||2030||McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 39.||"...she's Somali, part of a community that has established itself in East London over the past twenty years. There are even newer immigrant communities now: Nigerians, Tongans, Albanians, refugees from drowned Polynesia. "|
|Tongan||Utah||2002||Dalton-Woodbury, Kathleen. "Signs and Wonders " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 162.||Pg. 162: "'The Tongans accepted the gospel and came here [to Utah] and to Independence, Missouri, so we could meet the Lord when he came again...' "; Pg. 163: "After the funeral and pola... "|
|Tongan||Utah: Salt Lake City||2002||Dalton-Woodbury, Kathleen. "Signs and Wonders " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 158.|| "The phone woke Tevita in the night. He kicked at his sheets, freeing his long brown legs so he could run into his mother's room. The call had to be from the hospital--about Grandpa.
'What? Right now? Do you know what time it is?' Suliana listened for a moment and then held the phone away from her ear, staring at it. Tevita reached out to take it from her, but she shook her head and waved him back. 'Yes, I'm still here. Where's the nurse?' Tevita could hear Grandpa's deep Tongan voice as his mother moved the phone away from her ear again. " [Nearly all the characters in this story are Tongans, and there are many references to Tongan culture and mysticism. Not all refs. in DB.]
|Tongan||world||1800||Pohl, Frederik. The World at the End of Time. New York: Ballantine (1990); pg. 189-190.||"When the early European sea explorers had brought savages home to show off to their crowned heads and dabblers in science--people like Hawaiians and Tongans, bushmen and Amerindians from the Virginai coast--at leat the bewildered aboriginals had had the pleasure of being the centers of fascinated attention. They were sources of entertainment for their hosts. "|
|Tosk||Albania||1944||Ing, Dean. Blood of Eagles. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 3.||Pg. 3: "...had already fought the invading Italians to a standstill with their mountain men, stalwart Gheg tribesmen. And a few Tosks from the southern lowlands as well, to give them their due. Tosks might copy Turk ways and religious practices, but they too were Albanians who shared the Gheg thirst for Fascist blood. "; Pg. 35: "Shehu was a Tosk but still an Albanian to his marrows, and the loss of that gold to a rival group would impoverish the man's very soul. " [Other refs. to this character.]|
|Transcendental Meditation||galaxy||2100||Pohl, Frederik. Gateway. New York: St. Martin's Press (1977); pg. 191.||"The Gateway Anglican; The Rev. Theo Durleigh, Chaplain... Eric Manier, who ceased to be my warde on 1 December, has left an indelible mark on Gateway All Saints' and we owe him an incalculable debt for placing his multicompetence at our disposal... If we are saddened for ourselves that he is leaving us, it is tempered with the joy that he has now achieved his heart's desire and will return to his beloved Hertfordshire, where he expects to devote his retirement years to civic affairs, transcendental meditation, and the study of plainsong. "|
|Transcendental Meditation||USA||1999||Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 289.||"In fact, the road to mental self-sufficiency is paved with broken glass. There's nothing that will make the trip easier. And along the side of the road are the carcasses of vehicles that were designed to make the trip go faster: EST, Scientology, Transcendental Meditation, New Age Crystal Therapy. "|
|Transcendental Meditation||Washington, D.C.||1972||Baxter, Stephen. Voyage. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 101.||"At first Dana could see nothing of interest to him on the board: an offer of tickets for the Cowboys vs Dolphins Super Bowl, classes in TM and acupuncture (posted in NASA HQ!), and a bright orange sticker saying simply JESUS HEALS. "|
|Transcendental Meditation||world||1973||Sagan, Carl. Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2000; c. 1973); pg. 77.||"I receive a great deal of mail, all kinds of mail... and some from advocates of various arcane disciplines such as astrology, ESP, UFO-contact stories, the speculative fiction of von Danniken, witchcraft, palmistry, phrenology, tea-leaf reading, Tarot cards, the I-Ching, transcendental meditation, and the psychedelic drug experience. "|
|Transcendentalism||California||1989||Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 351.||"'Sounds very Eastern-mystic-transcendental-bull[crap], Shane. Jeeze. 'Fate is.' Next you'll be telling me to chant a mantra and contemplate my navel.' "|
|Transcendentalism||Europe||1897||Stoker, Bram. Dracula. New York: Bantam (1981; c. 1897); pg. 357.||"I suppose that nature works on such a hopeful basis that we believe against ourselves that things will be as they ought to be, not as we should know that they will be. Transcendentalism is a beacon to the angels, even if it be a will-o'-the-wisp to man. "|
|Transcendentalism||galaxy||22995||Benford, Gregory. Foundation's Fear. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 162.||"Some societies labored through their meta-stability, then crashed; Theocracy, Transcendentalism, Macho Feudalism. This latter appeared whenever people had metallurgy and agriculture. "|
|Transcendentalism||USA||1999||Randle, Kristen D. Breaking Rank. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1999); pg. 100.|| "'...You haven't read Thoreau?'...
'Excerpts from Walden, last year,' she offered.
'Oh,' he said. 'Well, it's like all that. You can't just accept the status quo. You have to keep evolving--finding new ways, better ways, or your morality stalls out. Emerson says, '. . . whoso would be a man, must be a non-conformist.' It's like, the human spirit needs to keep asserting its independence, to keep growing. It has nothing to do with taking drugs. Taking drugs is like an evolutionary step backward.'
'Emerson,' she said.
'Ralph Waldo,' he said. 'Self-Reliance.' Haven't you read that, either? Transcendentalists?' " [More, not in DB.]
|Transcendentalism||Washington, D.C.||1999||Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 66.||"Understand, Suzanne, that I couldn't care less about how you are registered. go Communist. Go Fascist. Go New Age Transcendentalist for all I care. Just don't lose sight of that one precious thing. The truth. "|
|tritheism||Cinna||23000||Asimov, Isaac. Prelude to Foundation. New York: Doubleday (1988); pg. 173.||"Finally, Dors broke the silence that followed and said, 'It's not so uncommon, you know. There is a considerable religious element on many worlds. It's grown stronger in the last few centuries as the Empire has grown more turbulent. On my world of Cinna, at least a quarter of the population is tritheistic.' "|
|tritheism||USA||1984||Heinlein, Robert A. Job: A Comedy of Justice. New York: Ballantine (1984); pg. 243.||"'...Theologians an persuade themselves of anything. Oh, my church [conservative Protestant], too--but at least mine is honestly pantheistic. Anyone who can worship a trinity and insist that his religion is a monotheism can believe anything--just give him time to rationalize it. Forgive me for being blunt.' "|
|tritheism||world||1000 C.E.||de Camp, L. Sprague. "Two Yards of Dragon " in Dragon Tales (Isaac Asimov, ed.) New York: Ballantine (1982; c. 1976); pg. 48.||[Fantasy, seemingly not of this world. Actual time indeterminate or immaterial.] "'...for I hear that the Easterlings have not the true religion. They falsely believe that God is one, instead of two as we truly understand.'
'Let's not wander into the mazes of theology,' said Sir Dambert, his chin in his fist. 'To be sure, the paynim Southrons believe that God is three, an even more pernicious notion than that of the Easterlings.'
'An I meet God in my travels, I'll ask him the truth o't,' said Eudoric.' "
|Trojan||California||1938||Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997); pg. 289.||Trojan War|
|Trojan||California||1975||Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 166.||-|
|Trojan||California||1995||Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 127.||Pg. 127, 133, etc.|
|Trojan||Darwath||1996||Hambly, Barbara. Mother of Winter. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 36.||Trojan War|
|Trojan||Deep Space 9||2371||Scott, Melissa. Proud Helios (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 237.||"The Trill appeared in the doorway almost at once, her beautiful face grave. 'I'm afraid we haven't gotten any further on the Trojan horse, Benjamin. It's intact, and will function, but everything depends on whether or not it will run in Helios's computers.' "|
|Trojan||Deep Space 9||2371||Sheckley, Robert. The Laertian Gamble (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 187.||"'I admit no such thing,' Allura said, utilizing the impudent denial of the obvious, as Dr. Bashir knew, Paris learned to his cost when, back in Troy after his escapade in Sparta, he had begun to doubt the wisdom of his caprice with the fair Helen which had brought her to Troy and set off a world war. " [More, pg. 187-188.]|
|Trojan||galaxy||1943||Lewis, C.S. Perelandra. New York: Simon & Schuster (1996; c. 1943); pg. 12.||"How if my friend were the unwitting bridge, the Trojan Horse, whereby some possible invader were effecting its landing on Tellus? "|
|Trojan||galaxy||2051||McGarry, Mark J. "Acts of Love " in The Edge of Space. New York: Elsevier/Nelson Books (1979); pg. 179.||"She boosted now, at a full four Gs, out from the Force station at Trojan Point Three. "|
|Trojan||galaxy||2295||Graf, L. A. War Dragons (Star Trek; "The Captain's Table " Book 1 of 6). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 162.||"They wanted the Falcons to use as Trojan horses against Elaphe Vulpina... "|