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Agrigento

Agrigentum, ancient port city in Sicily

La esfera de Pascal, Otras inquisiciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 636. Quevedo, Otras inquisiciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 661. La salamandra, El libro de los seres imaginarios, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 690. La transmigración, Qué es el budismo, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 740. Himno,C,La Cifra. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1981. 41. Francisco de Quevedo: prosa y verso,P,Prólogos. Buenos Aires: Torres Agüero, 1975. 120. El budismo, SN,Siete noches. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1982. 88.
Agripina

Agrippina the younger, Roman noblewoman, sister of Caligula and mother of Nero, 16-59

German writer, soldier, physician and magician, 1486-1535, author of De Incertitudine et Vanitate Scientiarum et artium atque Excellentia Verbi Dei Declamatio.

Fishburn and Hughes: "Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (1486-1535), a German author of Latin texts on magic and the occult who fought against the condemnation of witchcraft. He was Professor at the University of Dôle and Pavia. Persecuted by the Inquisition, he was imprisoned for a time in Brussels. His writings, based on an explanation of the world in terms of Pythagoras' numerology and a Cabbalistic interpretation of the Hebrew alphabet, aim to demonstrate that God is best reached through magic." (4)

Avatares de la tortuga, Discusión, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 256. Vindicación de "Bouvard et Pécuchet", Discusión, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 261. El inmortal, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 541. Himno,C,La Cifra. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1981. 41. La nadería de la personalidad, I,Inquisiciones. Buenos Aires: Editorial Proa, 1925. 88.

Silva Valdés book of poems, 1921

Agua secreta

Runeberg poem

Tres versiones de Judas, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 516.

Gracian, 1648

La supersticiosa ética del lector, Discusión, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 203. La edda menor, Literaturas germánicas medievales, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 956. La supersticiosa ética del lector, CQ,Cervantes y el Quijote. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2005. 24. Quevedo Humorista, TR1,Textos recobrados 1919-1929. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1997. 285. Portugal, TR2,Textos recobrados 1930-1955. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2001. 291.
Agüero

street in Buenos Aires

Evaristo Carriego, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 110. Esse est percipi, Crónicas de Bustos Domecq, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 360.
Aguila

eagle in Dante

El simurgh y al águila, NED,Nueve ensayos dantescos. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1982. 140, 141, 143. El simurgh y al águila, PB,Páginas de Jorge Luis Borges. Buenos Aires: Celtia, 1982. 177-80.

character in Borges story

Historia de Rosendo Suárez, El informe de Brodie, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 1036, 1037.

Quevedo polemical work against Góngora, 1631.

Fishburn and Hughes: "A short satirical work by Quevedo attacking linguistic preciosity. It consists of: a 'recipe' for writing 'Soledades' (a poem of extreme artificiality by Quevedo's rival, Luís de Góngora) in one day; a parody of a romance by another contemporary, Juan Pérez de Montalbán, describing the mouth of his beloved in the affected style of the period; and a poem on twilight, full of exaggerated metaphors and classical allusions. It concludes in self-parody by invoking 'God's mercy' on the 'Castilian language' and by wishing that the air polluted by so much arcane verse be cleared once and for all." (4)

Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 445. Pierre Menard, CQ,Cervantes y el Quijote. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2005. 37.

St. Augustine, Aurelius Augustinus, bishop of Hippo and Church father, 356-430, author of De Civitate Dei, Confessiones and other works

Fishburn and Hughes: "One of the four Fathers of the Christian Church. In his youth Augustine abandoned the Christian faith, but he returned to it in 386. When he became bishop of Hippo he described his spiritual struggle in his Confessions. After his conversion he was fully engaged in church activities and religious controversies, denouncing the preachings of the various Christian sects which had sprung up before orthodoxy had been formalised. Dominant among these sects were the Manichaeans, who saw the world as the scene of a conflict between good and evil, and the Pelagians, who held that the sin of Adam did not affect the rest of humanity - a doctrine expounded by Augustine's pupil Coelestus, who was later tried and excommunicated. CF 202: According to Augustine all human nature is sinful and divine intervention is imperative. This view dominates his moral and theological treatises, his Letters, the commentaries on the Gospel, and his main work Civitas Dei ('City of God'), which elaborates the theory of human predestination: the principle that God has established a priori who will be damned and who saved." (18-19)

Writer mentioned in the Antología de la literatura fantástica and in Cuentos breves y extraordinarios as the author of the story "Los ojos culpables." 

line from Poe ode to Helen of Troy, 1831.

Fishburn and Hughes: "A line from a romantic ode to Helen of Troy by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1831. The poet describes his vision of an enchanted garden in which Helen appeared to him in the still, perfumed air, under the full moon of a July night. As he enters the garden, everything disappears and he and his beloved are left alone. Finally, Helen also fades, only her eyes remaining to guide him through life." (4)

Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 448. Pierre Menard, CQ,Cervantes y el Quijote. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2005. 43.
Ahab, Captain

character in Melville's Moby Dick

Fishburn and Hughes: "Captain Ahab, the central character in Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick (1851) who loses his leg in the vengeful pursuit of a white whale. The alludesion to an incident in chapter 36 that typifies Ahab's relentless quest: he nails an ounce of Spanish gold to the mast, with the words, 'Whosoever of ye raises me a white- headed whale with wrinkled brow and a crooked jaw, whosoever of ye raises me that white- headed whale, with three holes punctured in his starboard fluke, look ye, whosoever of ye raises me that same white whale, he shall have his gold ounce, my boys.' " (4)

Ahasverus

Persian king mentioned several times in the Bible

El primer Wells, Otras inquisiciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 699.
Ahmed

prince in the Arabian Nights

Los traductores de las 1001 noches, Historia de la eternidad, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 397. Las mil y una noches, SN,Siete noches. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1982. 72, 73. Cansinos y las mil y una noches, TR3,Textos recobrados 1956-1986. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2004. 54.
Aholibah

Swinburne poem in Poems and Ballads, here misspelled "Awolibah"

character in Borges-Bioy filmscript