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Peter Straub

Peter Straub has been writing thrilling bestselling novels since the 1970s, a line of horror and mystery novels that includes Ghost Story (1979) and, written with Stephen King, The Talisman (1984).?


(Encyclopedia) Straubing shtroub?ng, city (1994 pop. 43,586), Bavaria, SE Germany, on the Danube (Donau) River. It is an agricultural market of Lower Bavaria and an industrial center. Manufactures?

Peter I

(Encyclopedia) Peter I (Pierre Mauclerc), d. 1250, duke or count of Brittany (1213?37). The son of Robert II, count of Dreux, he married Alix, half-sister and heiress of Arthur I duke of Brittany.?


(Encyclopedia) Peter, two letters of the New Testament, classified among the Catholic (or General) Epistles. Each opens with a statement of authorship by the apostle St. Peter. First Peter, the?

Peter I

(Encyclopedia) Peter I or Peter the Great, 1672?1725, czar of Russia (1682?1725), major figure in the development of imperial Russia. Early Life Peter was the youngest child of Czar Alexis, by?

Peter I

(Encyclopedia) Peter I, 1320?67, king of Portugal (1357?67), son and successor of Alfonso IV. He married (1336) Constance Manuel, a Castilian noblewoman, but subsequently fell in love with one of her?

Peter I

(Encyclopedia) Peter I, d. 1104, king of Aragn and Navarre (1094?1104), son and successor of Sancho I. He continued the fight against the Moors, taking (1096) Huesca and recapturing (1100) Barbastro?

Peter V

(Encyclopedia) Peter V, 1837?61, king of Portugal (1853?61), eldest son and successor of Maria II. Ascending the throne on the death of his mother, he ruled under the regency of his father, Ferdinand?

Peter I

(Encyclopedia) Peter I, 1844?1921, king of Serbia (1903?18) and king of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (1918?21), son of Prince Alexander of Serbia (Alexander Karadjordjevi?). He was brought up in?

1 Peter

1 Peter Ch. 1: Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to? Ch. 2: Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile? Ch. 3: Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own? Ch. 4: Forasmuch then as?