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Synonyms for barbarian

Synonyms for barbarian

Synonyms for barbarian

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

without civilizing influences

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In this framework, civilization and barbarianism are the parameters for a situation in which the (civilizing) educational system must perform the task of remedying the laziness of the (barbarian) underclass.
Inspired by the title of a book by renowned contemporary Turkish poet Lale ME-ldE-r, the conceptual framework for the 13th biennial is likely to prompt viewers to question themselves, the present-day society, politics and the art world alike on matters relating to democracy, forms of governance and current-day policies through a questioning of the notion of "civilization versus barbarianism.
So people looked around them to find Rome--which is the immortal giant city which was the cradle of great czars, prevailed in the east and west until it became the slogan of civilization and renaissance and any other than it was the slogan of lag and barbarianism, and suddenly--they found it became threatened of demise after czars left it regretting its builder and its gone glorious, At the same time czars built Constantinople on the beach of Bosphorus in order to make it a new Rome which heir Rome's glory and greatness.
Raza Rabbani, senior leader of the PPP, while addressing the conference said, "This is a story of exploitation of resources; this is a story of neglect; this is a story of deprivation of political rights, deprivation of economic rights as well as a story of injustice and barbarianism.
Nelson paints the conflict as one about borders, resources, slavery, and barbarianism.
Perhaps we are somewhere in-between the new barbarianism, which is still on its way in the West, pioneer barbarianism - capitalism without democracy (so far this is the Chinese or present-day Russian model, but its spread throughout the world cannot be dismissed), a free market without personal freedom, the strengthening of the economic dictatorship and the accompanying disappearance of political thinking, and the final transformation of politics into a part of mass culture and show business, with the real power and governance falling into the hands of not a publicly elected representative, but someone chosen by the most powerful and non-publicly controlled segment of society - the heads of the central bureaucracy, business, and the media?
An 1883 San Francisco Chronicle article evaluated a proposed Massachusetts ban on Sunday railroad shipping and found that "[t]o Californians accustomed to nearly the full freedom of Continental cities, it seems strange that objections should be made to the running of railroads on Sundays" and that "to declare as a violation of the Sabbath the running of trains, the delivery of bread, milk, newspapers and other articles indispensible to the modern breakfast, is a relic of barbarianism which will soon find as few defenders as the Massachusetts legislation against witchcraft or the old Blue Laws of California.
Will our choice be the JMP that if we review the history and achievements of each of its members, we would only see fundamentalism, barbarianism or a secession project?
When civilization seems to only exist in one spot, surrounded by barbarianism, it cannot last forever.
He added that in the alleged strife between Egypt's Muslims and Copts there was no clear explanation for "this Muslim barbarianism which probably had its roots in the pre- Islam culture and sparked a conflict that has persisted for centuries over the property of Egyptian territory between its original Coptic owners and its Muslim invaders who came from the Arab Peninsula.
However, it is precisely the absence of a stereotypical, dichotomous portrayal of a complex situation that opens up extensive revenue to explore this controversial figure through a multi-dimensional narrative structure--his idealism as a leader and his barbarianism as a mass murder, as seen through different eyes on both sides of the Sri Lankan political landscape.
The classical Christus Victor motif includes, among other emphases, that of ransom that spoke to people especially during the early centuries in the face of the conflict between barbarianism and civilization, a period when travelers were often abducted.
Fabiola's heritage differed markedly from Maximian's barbarianism.
The Romans where among the first to cut their hair as a sign that they were clean and civilized as at that time long hair was seen by the Romans as a sign of barbarianism.
Consequently, most Italian Catholics sided with fascism in Mussolini's colonial venture and were deluded into buying at face value the Duce's claim that the war to seize Ethiopia was a holy crusade against barbarianism and for the spread of Catholicism in eastern Africa.