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Lustrum was a sacrifice for expiation and purification offered by one of the censors of Rome in name of the Roman people at the close of the taking of the census, and which took place after a period of five years, so that the name came to denote a period of that length. The word also signifies a period of five years. Marcus Aurelius and members of the Imperial family offer sacrifice in gratitude for success against Germanic tribes: contemporary bas-relief, Capitoline Museum, Rome Sacrifice (from a Middle English verb meaning to make sacred, from Old French, from Latin sacrificium : sacer, sacred; sacred + facere, to make) is commonly known as the... The Atonement is the central doctrine of Christianity: everything else derives from it. ... Categories: Move to Wiktionary | Stub | Chemistry ... For omission and secrecy, see censorship. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...

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Lustrum is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Lustrum Cycle of 5 years; in ancient Rome, a purification of the people performed every five years after taking the census.
We may look for a new development about that time." The fact that 1940 marked the entry into a lustrum that encompassed the nadir of humanity indicates that the "Age of Man" is the Kali Yuga.
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Lustrum was founded in 1988 and specialises in exklusive designs for public environments.
Parrallel to this Lustrum has developed Littbus, a shelving system for library and office storage that combines wood, glass and metal in different attractive ways.
Lustrum's new range of furniture has been designed by Pelikan and Co in Copenhagen, Denmark (Molly, Lollo and Swing It) and IO Design in Gothenburg, Sweden (Harry).
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