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There are currently 6 terms in this directory beginning with the letter T.
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Taboo
A topic considered to be offensive or embarrassing so it becomes prohibited to be referred to.

Thomas
One of the twelve disciples of Jesus [q.v.], Thomas is known for being sceptical of Jesus’s resurrection and demanding proof.

Thor
In Norse mythology [q.v.], god of thunder, storms, and agriculture. Thor wields a hammer and is the son of Odin [q.v.].

Tiw/Tyr
In Norse mythology [q.v.], god of war.

Tripiṭaka
Sanskrit for 'Three Baskets’ and, in Buddhism [q.v.], used for the Buddhist Canon, which consists of three sections.

True Cross
The cross on which Jesus was crucified, reported to have been discovered by Empress Helena [q.v.] in the 4th century. Thereafter, pieces of it were sought-after relics [q.v.].