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Immortal can refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

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This article is about living for infinite period of time. ... For other uses of the words tao and dao, see Dao (disambiguation). ... The Eight Immortals crossing the sea, from Myths and Legends of China, 1922 by E. T. C. Werner. ... The Thirty-six Poetry Immortals (Japanese 三十六歌仙, Sanjūrokkasen) are a group of medieval Japanese poets selected by Fujiwara no Kintō as exemplars of Japanese poetic ability. ... The Achaemenid Persian Immortals, also known as the Persian Immortals or The Immortals were an elite force of soldiers which performed the dual roles of both Imperial Guard and standing army during the Greco-Persian Wars. ... The Académie française In the French educational system an académie LAcadémie française, or the French Academy, is the pre-eminent French learned body on matters pertaining to the French language. ... Immortal Guards can mean:- The Persian Immortals, existing in Persia under the Achaemenean dynasty. ... This list of deities aims to give information about deities in the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world. ... Biological immortality can be defined as the absence of a sustained increase in rate of mortality as a function of chronological age. ... The immortal DNA strand hypothesis was proposed in 1975 by John Cairns as a mechanism for adult stem cells to minimize mutations in their genomes. ...

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Please note, This list does not reference purely spiritual entities (spirits, gods, demons, angels), non-humans (monsters, extraterrestrials, elves), or artificial life (artificial intelligence, robots). ...

Entertainment

Film and Television

  • Immortel (Ad Vitam), a 2004 film by Enki Bilal, titled Immortal in English
  • Immortal (Highlander), sword-wielding characters from the live-action Highlander film and television series
  • The Immortal (TV series), a 1970–1971 American television series
  • The Immortal (Canadian TV series), a 2000–2001 Canadian television series
  • Lahn al-Kholood, a.k.a Immortal Song, an Egyptian 1952 romance film
  • The Immortal (Buffyverse), a character in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe

Immortel (Ad Vitam) is a 2004 English language, but French-produced science fiction film, directed by artist Enki Bilal and based upon his graphic novel La Foire aux immortels (The Carnival of Immortals). ... Immortals are a group of fictional characters seen in the movies and series of the Highlander franchise. ... The Immortal was an American television series which aired on ABC from September 1970 to January 1971. ... Lahn al-Kholood (Arabic: ‎, English: ) is a classic 1952 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by Henry Barakat. ... This article features (recurring) fictional characters who appear as guest stars on the cult television program Angel. ...

Music

Immortal is a black metal band from Bergen, Norway. ... For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). ... My Immortal is the third single from rock band Evanescences major label debut album, Fallen. ... The Immortals are a band consisting of Belgian electronic musicians Praga Khan and Oliver Adams, best known for their work in the Lords of Acid. ... Immortal Records is an independent record label out of Los Angeles, California. ... Immortal is a song by the Finnish rock band The Rasmus, and the seventh track of their sixth album, 2005s Hide from the Sun. ... Adema is five-member rock band from Bakersfield, California. ... Insomniacs Dream is an EP by Adema, and was released in 2002 after the bands self-titled Adema. ... Immortal is a 1986 album by gospel singer Cynthia Clawson. ... Cynthia Clawson has been singing the gospel for more than four decades. ... monkey fuzz ... Beth Hart Beth Hart is a singer, turned famous with the hit L. A. song. Beth Hart dropped out of high school to focus on her songwriting. ... Immortality is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam from their third album, Vitalogy. ... This article is about the rock group. ... Immortality is a song composed by brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, members of the Bee Gees, specially for Canadian singer Celine Dion. ...

Books

J. J. Dewey at a gathering in McCall, Idaho. ... // Book Information Author(s): Nancy Holder Substance: 309 Pages Publisher: Pocket Books Date first published: October 1999 Book Description Spoiler warning: Veronique is an immortal vampire that continues to return in the body of a newly dead person every time she has been staked. ... The Immortal has been around for many, many years. ... The Immortals by Tracy and Laura Hickman is a 1996 science fiction novel from Dragonhearth Productions and is now available as a podcast on Podiobooks. ...

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Immortality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (7880 words)
This theory of quantum immortality, however, is not widely regarded by the scientific community as being a verifiable or even necessarily correct offshoot of the many worlds interpretation, which itself exists as one possible interpretation of quantum mechanics among many.
Sometimes immortality is used as a punishment, or a curse that might be intended to teach a lesson.
Beings born with immortality (such as deities, demigods and races with "limited immortality") are usually quite adjusted to their long lives, though some may feel sorrow at the passing of mortal friends, but they still continue on.
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The major religious interest in Taoist followers can be said to be the quest for longevity or immortality (ch'ang sheng pu ssu) which always meant physical immortality as the soul or personality was regarded as being an incorporation of several interrelated souls that were dispersed at death.
It was believed that immortality was achieved by nourishing the "vital principle" and implied that humans might change their body into some substance which was lighter and more lasting.
Clear evidence of an immortality cult is found in the reign of Ch'in Shih Huang Ti (r.221-210 BCE), who sought out immortals and provided financial support to magicians who were seeking the drug of immortality.
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