- From Arabic النظام (an-niżām), related to the word نظم (nażm) "string of pearls" (Wiktionary)
“The three bright stars are Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka.”
““This is the Alnitak, next is the Alnilam, and finally the prestigious Mintaka award.””
“Red Betelgeuse, brilliant blue Rigel, Bellatrix and Saiph; Mintaka, Alnilam and Alniak in the hunter's belt.”
“He published a chapter from Alnilam in Esquire magazine in early 1976—and got his face on the cover.”
“There had been another novel about the war, Alnilam, which came out in 1987 and centered on the training in North Carolina.”
““What God does, we will,” Joel Cahill told his disciples in Alnilam.”
“It was another decade before Alnilam was published, and Crux never developed further than those few dozen pages of notes I read twenty years later at Litchfield.”
“Excerpts from Self-Interviews (1970), Sorties (1971), The Zodiac (1976), and Alnilam (1987), by James Dickey, reprinted with permission of Bantam Doubleday Dell.”
“The three bright stars are Orion's Belt - Alnitak (left), Alnilam and Mintaka”
“Toward the end of 1985, I heard that Jim Dickey had completed his long-awaited novel Alnilam, which I’d begun to think he intended to finish just enough to hold for posthumous publication, and I sent him a note of congratulations.”
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