However, few ancient historians
would automatically assume that the first usage of a term necessarily marks the point at which the word was first applied to a phenomenon, and the fact that the proto-martyr Stephen was actually referred to as a martus in Acts (22.
an oddity, it seemed, because ancient historians
as far as I knew were,
Ramsay MacMullen, eminent Yale ancient historian
, sheds new light on this question in a disturbing book.
Finley, the late distinguished ancient historian
, had long argued that Homer's fictive world was largely drawn from the so-called Dark Ages (1100-800 B.
Milo claimed his first of what would be six championships in the Greek Olympiad, thereby becoming "the most illustrious of athletes," in the words of the ancient historian
He describes himself as an ancient historian
rather than an exegete.
Egypt," wrote the ancient historian
Herodotus, "is a gift of the Nile.
Professor Keay is leading the project in very close collaboration with Ancient Historian
Professor Pascal Arnaud, from the Universite de Lyon La Lumiere, who will be analysing key Greek and Latin texts and inscriptions to learn more about what they tell us about the character and capacity of ports and the connections between them, port officials and port communities.
However, one British Egyptologist and Ancient Historian
No other ancient historian
has referred to the issue.
As a result, insisted the ancient historian
, the kingdoms of Israel and Judah were plundered.
Nonetheless, I will confess (not without a twinge of amusement at my own discomfort, I hasten to assure you) that I prefer not to have it even hinted that I write the kind of history I write as an ancient historian
simply because my limited sources allow me to do no better.
Willie Mullin's Ancient Historian
can take the opener, the Reindeer Handicap Hurdle.
See discussion of ancient historian
Moses Finley's argument in History, Theory, Text, 166, 168-69.
An ancient historian
wrote that the most sought-after shade of purple was "a color like congealed blood.