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a history of the ancient world

knowledge of some recent fact or event that has become so commonly known that it has lost its original pertinence

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I felt the immense potential of this ancient period that calls us to renewal.
Lullabies can be found in every human culture and seem to have been used at least from the ancient period.
It represents the Arab order reclaiming its historical power balance and identity, from the ancient period before Byzantium and also from the early and middle Islamic eras.
The exhibition, titled AoFrom Petra to Shawbak: Archaeology of a FrontierAo, tells the story of the AoEastern FrontierAo from the ancient period of the Limes Arabicus to the Crusader-Ayyubi and Mamluk times.
Like all historical texts but especially evident with works on the ancient period where the problem is most severe, the availability and reliability of sources limit the author's possibilities.
This volume explores biblical interpreters and their rich variety of methods in the ancient period.
Using the 5,000-year-old American calendar gives us a time-depth similar to that of the Chinese and the Jews, both of whose calendars go back into that ancient period.
After outlining the development of writing systems in the ancient Near East, Shlain considers their impact on Rome, concentrating upon the Christian experience in the ancient period, the middle ages, and during the Reformation era.
The ancient period believed this, and still today almost all physicians hold it for certain.
He focused his attention on verse as well as prose, rendering epic and classical poetry from the ancient period (chiefly works composed between about 500 B.
Similarly, he said more than 222 coins of ancient period, excavated from various archaeological sites, along with recovered 179 other coins, by Pakistan Army are also showcased at the Museum.
Cultural anthropological history of the "Traditional New Year" goes back to an ancient period in Sri Lankan history.
Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) on Thurday, stressed that India needed to bring back the educational glory of ancient period like universities of Taxila, Nalanda, Sarnath, Amaravati, Banaras, Kanchi and Ujjain; and medieval period like Odantapura (745 CE), Vikramasila (810 CE), Somapura (480 CE), and Jagaddala (1090 CE).
As the work shifts focus to the late ancient period, Ferguson acknowledges that the coverage is less full, but the book still provides more than a basic introduction to a very large part of Christian history.