He went to study the civilization of the Arab world.
This area was homeland to a civilization dating back to the time of Christ.
The day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, civilization had to be defended.
Anyone who loves civilization necessarily appreciates the role of government in protecting liberties.
The ability of a few people to do a massive amount of damage rises as civilization becomes more complex and destructive power increases.
Will every civilization in the world perish?
Gradually, civilization seems to be learning this.
In China's views, the world's diverse civilizations are the shared heritage of humanity and an invaluable source of prosperity.
We live at a defining moment for humanity, as the compounding effects of technology and civilization reach an inflection point.
Early Chinese civilization had an understanding of medicine at least as far back as 200 BC, as can be seen in the text Recipes for Fifty-Two Ailments, which gives remedies for conditions from snake bites to warts.
As civilization advances, we are becoming better people, and unquestionably more empathic.
The whole course of the older Cretan civilization is awhile interrupted, and is separated from the new by the true dark ages of Greece.
The great story of the catastrophe that destroyed an ancient peaceful civilization had been handed down from father to son.
The most usual generalizations adopted by almost all the historians are: freedom, equality, enlightenment, progress, civilization, and culture.
It was almost twenty-four hours before Shipton and Donnie got back to civilization, with the kid's body.
According to Isocrates, whose panegyric must however be read with caution, Evagoras was a model ruler, whose aim was to promote the welfare of his state and of his subjects by the cultivation of Greek refinement and civilization, which had been almost obliterated in Salamis by a long period of barbarian rule.
The outcome for the absolute dating of Minoan civilization thus remains uncertain.
And it seems to work pretty well, as author Dean Koontz noted when he observed, "Civilization rests on the fact that most people do the right thing most of the time." 3.
I want to spend some time talking about civilization, but first I want to recount the progress that we have made through civilization.
Ionian culture and art, though little known in their earlier phases, derive their inspiration on the one side from those of the old Aegean civilization, on the other from the Oriental models which penetrated to the coast through the Hittite civilization of Asia Minor.
The progress of civilization has resulted in a vast change in the method of punishment.
The state of civilization to which they have attained is very low.
(1762-96) Russia made rapid progress in civilization, and came to be fully recognized as one of the Great Powers.
When the foreign civilization perished, the old culture once more came to the surface.
China is one of the oldest continuous major world civilizations, with records dating back over 5,000 years.
The chapter on civilization describes humanity's progress through the years and the importance of it.
The earlier and later palaces at Cnossus and Phaestus, and the interrupted phases of each, seem to point to a succession of dynasties, to which, as to its civilization as a whole, it is certainly convenient to apply the name " Minoan."
As civilization and technology advance, people begin to create more than they consume.
The religion and civilization which are barbaric and heathenish build splendid temples; but what you might call Christianity does not.
So the whole business about Shipton lugging a dead body back to civilization was a total fabrication.
Wealth and society encourage civilization, which is advantageous to everyone.
With a little more wit we might use these materials so as to become richer than the richest now are, and make our civilization a blessing.
Having once derived this conception from Roman history, he was easily and indeed necessarily carried on to the next - that the positive law of all nations, throughout history, is a continual advance, keeping pace with the progress of civilization, towards the philosophic and natural law founded on 'the principles of human nature and human reason.
But maybe as a civilization, we have to talk out loud to figure out where we stand, to make progress.
Think of how a few thousand years of human civilization got us to a certain amount of computational power.
The great palaces now excavated at Cnossus and Phaestus, as well as the royal villa of Hagia Triada, exhibit the successive phases of a brilliant primitive civilization which had already attained mature development by the date of the XIIth Egyptian dynasty.
Ancient Mexican civilizations left a dazzling legacy for modern museum visitors.
This information connects them between the two Mayan civilization dates.
That they had created modern civilization for Europe availed them nothing.
It has been the cradle of civilization, and to it is due the majority of cultivated plants.
Surrounded by ancient seats of culture in Egypt and Babylonia, by the mysterious deserts of Arabia, and by the highlands of Asia Minor, Palestine, with Syria on the north, was the high road of civilization, trade and warlike enterprise, and the meeting-place of religions.
In the first phase of this the Minoan civilization attains its acme, and the succeeding style already shows much that may be described as rococo.
It had been held till lately that the great civilization of prehistoric Greece, as first revealed to us by Schliemann's discoveries at Mycenae, was not possessed of the art of writing.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt famously asserted in 2010 that we create more content every two days than in the history of civilization up to 2003.
In spite of the massive benefits civilization offers to every person in every station of life, a crazy few will always see it very differently.
The contents of a series of tombs at Mochlos throw an entirely new light on the civilization of the Early Minoan age.
The above summary gives, indeed, a very imperfect idea of the extent to which the remains of the great Minoan civilization are spread throughout the island.
In its material embodiments Greek civilization became as much a part of Jewish life in Palestine as it was in Alexandria or Antioch; and herein the rabbis could not follow him.
Among the marvellous changes wrought in Argentina by the advent of European civilization, is the creation of a new flora by the introduction of useful trees and plants from every part of the world.
This period coincides roughly with the peak of the Mayan civilization.
It is a mistake to suppose that, in a country where the usual evidences of civilization exist, the condition of a very large body of the inhabitants may not be as degraded as that of savages.
No matter your view of history and cosmology, civilization is very young.
We also know that between 2000 and 1400 E.C. the Babylonian language as well as Babylonian civilization and ideas spread over Palestine (as the Tell el Amarna tables clearly testify).
The leading characteristics of this mainland civilization are thus indistinguishable from the Minoan.
The Andaman Islands, so near countries that have for ages attained considerable civilization and have been the seat of great empires, and close to the track of a great commerce which has gone on at least 2000 years, are the abode of savages as low in civilization as almost any known on earth.
The peasants, as already stated, form a class apart, untouched by the influence of Western civilization, the principles of which they are quite incapable of understanding or appreci.
Explorations carried out by him in Crete from 1894 onwards, for the purpose of investigating the prehistoric civilization of the island, fully corroborated this belief, and showed that a linear as well as a semi-pictorial form of writing was diffused in the island at a very early period (" Cretan Pictographs and PraePhoenician Script," Journ.
The most interesting record, however, that has been preserved of later Hellenic civilization in the island is the coinage of the Cretan cities (J.
Fortunately he recovered from this great blow to become Prime Minister in 1940 and save Western civilization!
Jeremiah then becomes the reluctant leader of these young adults as they attempt to rebuild civilization.
Shortly speaking, the ideals for the new Ukraine are the ideals shared by the Western civilization.
The first is a restructuring of the global economy so that it can sustain civilization.
The war was the genesis and caused the collapse of the third millenium north Mesopotamian civilization.
In the Indus Valley region, a center of early civilization located near present-day India, we have found extensive evidence of surgery, specialization, medical equipment, and even elective procedures.
It will be seen as a distribution like the Alaska Permanent Fund is perceived: your fair share of the extreme abundance that civilization created.
These documents, products themselves of civilization, try to provide legal protections for the most elemental features of civilization.
They made civilization in times of adversity and want, not in the relative luxury and stability we enjoy today.
Civilization and the division of labor have gotten ever better at creating and adding value, thereby making things we love.
Civilization, like technology, also compounds over time, as do its benefits.
From this, by the aid of civilization, reason and philosophy, there is gradually developed the civil, occult wisdom.
His energy, and his apparent disdain for the effete civilization which he protected, but which did not affect his character, make his personality one of the most interesting of the 4th century.
He introduced comparative civilization at Iannina, his capital, and maintained direct relations with foreign powers.
At the close of the nth century the system of feudal states had been firmly established in the Netherlands under stable dynasties hereditary or episcopal, and, despite the The continual wars between them, civilization had begun to crusades.
The mines, which have been constructed for the purpose of working quartz lodes containing gold, are very extensive, and argue a high stage of civilization possessed by the ancient miners.
4 This moral ideal rendered considerable services to civilization; we must not forget these, in the offence which the myth of a primitive golden age may offer to our historic sense.
As one of the pioneers of civilization, he was supposed to have taught mankind the arts of medicine, writing and agriculture.
So it has come about that the only practicable history of geographical exploration starts from the Mediterranean centre, the first home of that civilization which has come to be known as European, though its field of activity has long since overspread the habitable land of both temperate zones, eastern Asia alone in part excepted.
The great outburst of Mahommedan conquest in the 7th century was followed by the Arab civilization, having its centres at Bagdad The Arabs and Cordova, in connexion with which geography again .
Thus the civilization of agricultural peoples of the temperate zone grew rapidly, yet in each community a special type arose adapted to the soil, the crop and the climate.
Later writers to a large extent used over again the materials of their predecessors, while secular works tend to be influenced by the surrounding civilization, or even are composed in the vernacular languages.
(a) Gallia Cisalpina was mainly conquered by Rome by 222 B.C.; later it adopted Roman civilization; about 42 B.C. it was united with Italy and its subsequent history is merged in that of the peninsula.
In general, the Gauls of these provinces accepted Roman civilization more or less rapidly, and in due course became hardly distinguishable from the Italian.
Avoiding the artificial restraints of civilization, they were prone to fall back into animalism pure and simple.
Any description of the Maoris, who in recent years have come more and more under the influence of white civilization, must necessarily refer rather to what they have been than what they are.
She strove to impart also something of the refinement and ornamental attributes of Western civilization, and aspired to raise her adopted fatherland intellectually and artistically to the west-European level.
The criterion by which Gibbon judged civilization and progress was the measure in which the happiness of men is secured, and of that happiness he considered political freedom an essential condition.
8 Ellsworth Huntington, Civilization and Climate, New Haven, Conn., 1915.
The recent exploration and excavation of early sites in Crete have entirely revolutionized our knowledge of its Early, remote past, and afforded the most astonishing E Middle evidence of the existence of a highly advanced and Late civilization going far back behind the historic period.
Turning to the mainland of Greece we see that the astonishing remains of a highly developed prehistoric civilization, which Schliemann first brought to light in 1876 at Mycenae, Minoan and which from those discoveries received the general influence on main= name of " Mycenaean," in the main represent a trans land of marine offshoot from the Minoan stock.
Slowly but steadily, as part of the growth of civilization, countries are signing treaties and reaching agreements that spell out in detail the common set of rules those nations will abide by.
From the height of the Kremlin--yes, there is the Kremlin, yes--I will give them just laws; I will teach them the meaning of true civilization, I will make generations of boyars remember their conqueror with love.
Even the most basic elements of 1400 years of Islamic civilization are absent from the curricula in most of the world's schools.
Still, I would argue these changes are the results of an overall increase in empathy and that, more often than not, increasing empathy promotes civilization and is splendid.
Well, here we are, not quite halfway through our list of ways the Internet, technology, and civilization will come together to end war.