The Jewel of Seven Stars is a horror novel by Bram Stoker (more famous as the author of Dracula) about a mummy's curse. It was first published in 1903. Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction intended to scare, unsettle or horrify the reader. ... Abraham Bram Stoker (November 8, 1847–April 20, 1912) was an Anglo-Irish writer, best remembered as the author of the influential horror novel Dracula. ... Alternate meaning: Dracula (orchid genus) Dracula is a fictional character, arguably the most famous vampire in fiction. ... A mummy is a preserved corpse that, due to shielding from decomposition by either natural or artificial means, has retained its physical form. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ...
In the early 1970s, it was given a cinema adaptation under the title Blood from the Mummy's Tomb. Blood from the Mummys Tomb - August 28, 2001 release DVD cover Blood from the Mummys Tomb is a 1971 British film starring Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, and James Villiers. ...
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In Greek mythology the sevenstars of The Pleiades represented the seven daughters of the god and goddess Atlas and Pleione.
The constellation of Taurus the bull is close to the Pleiades in the night sky and the six brightest stars of the Pleiades form a pattern not unlike the arrangement of dots painted on the ceiling of the cave.
The first seven Confederate states were represented as a circle of sevenstars on the 'Stars and Bars' Confederate national flag.
A 1980 adaptation, entitled The Awakening, starred Charlton Heston and Stephanie Zimbalist.
The Jewel of SevenStars (1903) • The Man (AKA: The Gates of Life) (1905) • Lady Athlyne (1908) • Snowbound: The Record of a Theatrical Touring Party (1908) • The Lady of the Shroud (1909) • Lair of the White Worm (1911)
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