ancientness


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extreme oldness

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The direct ancientness of the cultural practices here carries a captivating power that can hardly be denied.
The Chinese tea industry has an approved list of registered terroir teas that have to comply with a set of precise requirements and prove the ancientness of their traditional characteristics in order to be included.
Some put the ancientness of the craft to more than 400 years old or more.
56) Another approach is the customary law approach where courts evaluate whether a custom has developed based on the elements of ancientness, reasonableness, certainty, and observation.
While I agree that the relationship to the ancientness of a work of sculpture or painting does not play a major role in the local culture, I would contest that it only means "something out of date or simply old" (p.
The chapter usefully shows that the eighteenth-century debates over the ancientness of Ossian were in fact discussions of the contemporary national character of Scotland and its compatibility with modernity and with Britain.
13) This criterion has been chosen for its relative independency from literary considerations, for its intimate relationship with performance, and for its highly conservative nature indicating its ancientness.
this, up to the top, looking for ancientness, for shaped blocks of
Building envelope function is to provide protection to indoor environment, but its efficiency varies, being a function of building construction work quality, construction materials, or building ancientness.
Nowruz ancientness, variety, colorfulness, and rich symbolism mark it off from its peers in other nations and countries.
in a passive sense, "innovated, discovered," but because it also evokes God the Originator/Innovator par excellence--one of the so-called ninety-nine names (see Q 2:117; 6:101) it denotes ancientness, timelessness, and pre-eternity.
Against a backdrop of ancientness, a geologic eternity of liquid evanescence, things that melt, age, putrefy, and scatter, Russell offers the image of a family that comes together.
God's ancientness is attributable not to his durability but to his pastness.
But the sheer ancientness of ritual male circumcision has allowed it to escape modern legal scrutiny, though there is much hand-wringing in the academic literature.
The ancientness of the device in Figure 6 above demonstrates the