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............ Literature and Performing Arts
................ <Named written and performed works>
.................... <Literary works: Philosophy, Religion>
........................ Bible (sacred literature, Judeo-Christian)
........................ De Obitu S. Dominae (apochrypha, anonymous, ca. 500)
........................ Great Compassion Mantra (incantation, Buddhist, translated 7th/8th century)
........................ Homilies on the Psalter (John Chrisostom, 4th century)
........................ Manjushri Namasamgiti (Buddhist text)
........................ <Named sutras>
........................ Office of the Dead (Christian prayer cycle, 7th/8th century)
........................ Popol Vuh (Maya history, 1554/1558)
........................ Qurʾān (sacred text, Islam, 632)
........................ Rigveda (sacred text, Hindu, ca. 1500 BCE)


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