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  • His ancient, rusted Camaro was illegally parked in front of the building.

  • Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.

  • She has the power of ancient healers to return to life that which otherwise wouldn't live.

  • The man looked like an ancient Greek prince with blond hair and chiseled features.

  • The ancient megalith pulsed with power older than that of her father's.

  • She closed her eyes to the gentle flow and strange sensations: Jule's warmth, her father's hot-cold rain, the ancient power of the ruins.

  • Her eyes went from the ancient site glowing in the moonlight to her father's form as he walked up the hill.

  • Even the younger Guardians referred to him by the ancient title that meant my king.

  • Whatever creature it was, it had to be ancient.

  • His eyes were so cold and ancient.

  • It was too easy of a death for the first Ancient.

  • He was neither ancient nor ugly, with familiar dark eyes and hair and roughly hewn features.

  • The soulless, ancient intelligence there was as fathomless as the night sky.

  • Darkyn was ancient, according to the tutorial she'd watched, from the time-before-time.

  • He smiled to himself as he climbed the steps, wondering what Jake's reaction would be to a search for ancient bones.

  • "Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient truck lurched forward.

  • Beat Fitzgerald in the election and then start your term of office chasing down some ancient murder if you want.

  • Darkyn was lean and wiry, his youthful looks at odds with the ancient intelligence in his black eyes.

  • It was a new one, recently made by the Ancient Immortal that Gabriel hired to help, indicating another of his dealers had defected.

  • Not many people thought differently of the first Ancient Immortal, who had led the Council with six of his sons for many years before being killed.

  • This Ancient Immortal hadn't given up his soul without a struggle.

  • He looked around to make sure he hadn't missed anything else that might give him a sign as to what Darkyn was doing by killing off an Ancient Immortal.

  • The keeper of ancient Immortal histories, Tamer was able to read scripts from the time-before-time.

  • The limestone and marble foyer was lined with artifacts, a sign of Tamer's passion for all things ancient.

  • "I saw something in an ancient text," Tamer mumbled.

  • The Ancient Immortal swept by her, his anger palpable.

  • If Andre the Ancient was still around, he'd be able to help you with the demons.

  • It looked ancient, and he opened it carefully.

  • Instead of pointing to the four directions, its edges were lined with ancient symbols he took to be writing from the time-before-time.

  • They emerged through a back door into a massive foyer made of white marble and limestone with ancient carvings on the walls and statues positioned throughout.

  • He pushed open the fourth door, walking into a large room stacked from floor to ceiling with ancient tablets, manuscripts, and books.

  • Good. We're bringing all the souls to this one and sending everyone but five guards to the Ancient Tamer.

  • "With the Ancient Andre dead, they won't be able to find you in time," Darkyn replied.

  • He wanted to snap the Ancient's neck.

  • He sensed the wards he tripped and waited for the Ancient to appear.

  • Gabe distrusted the Ancient father of the Council as much as he did Darkyn.

  • A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.

  • One day, he'd be able to make love to his mate at will and kill the Ancient that almost killed her.

  • Gabe didn't know which way the Ancient would go.

  • Gabriel began to see the Ancient's plan as well.

  • The only real difference: the ancient intelligence in the deity's steady gaze, which seemed out of place in such a youthful face.

  • The power of an Ancient is beyond anything humans can understand.

  • Andre had another idea, one that might increase the chances of success, based on ancient myths from the time-before-time.

  • The Ancient Andre's mind magic.

  • The simple cut reminded her of something she'd seen in movies about ancient Rome: loose-fitted and airy, it was secured by a thin cord around her neck.

  • Gabriel's lover and master, the deity Death, materialized beside him at the Oracle's altar in the center of an ancient fortress in the Sanctuary.

  • Restless, he rose and paced again, wondering why Sasha needed an ancient healer in his zoo, a place where creatures came to suffer.

  • Are you saying she's an Ancient's mate?

  • An Ancient's mate had never before been found.

  • He jabbed his thumb toward the wall behind him, where she made out the slender nickel doorknob in the space between two shelves of ancient books.

  • She's immune to all but the most ancient of us.

  • She's an Ancient's mate.

  • "She's an Ancient's mate, not just any immortal's mate," he explained.

  • It wasn't a cheap plywood door with a simple push lock but a thick, wooden door as ancient as the hotel with deadbolts, as if Andre regularly locked prisoners in his guest room.

  • He led her through a fortress too ancient for her to date, its blackened walls and well-worn stones massive and thick.

  • Why don't you walk away now before a certain Ancient tears you into pieces.

  • Pain blazed through him as he took the shape of the ancient creature.

  • Only the Ancient Ones and Death may pass with their powers intact.

  • We normally expel the Ancient Ones.

  • There was reason to fear the Ancients, especially this Ancient, who seemed to have no alliance to anything good or bad and was so unpredictable.

  • Still, you'd have to be something more to attract an Ancient.

  • I knew he was an Ancient --a powerful one --but he wasn't much for talking.

  • It was believed that no Ancient would ever take a mate, because none ever have.

  • Why would any Ancient creature choose me?

  • He's the least friendly Ancient I've ever met.

  • "Are there any benefits to being an Ancient's mate?" she asked.

  • The Ancient Andre, who became dead-dead recently, left us his fortune, as have many others before him.

  • Maybe she was an Ancient's mate, too.

  • She was the first Ancient's mate born and should've been Kris's mate, if she hadn't first promised herself to the Dark One.

  • You're an Ancient's mate, and maybe you were meant for him and only him, he said.

  • That's the Ancient Rhyn?

  • "Trust me, if he weren't an Ancient and he looked that good, she'd snatch him up, even if he had a mate," Megan said with a laugh.

  • "Your Ancient drew too much too fast," Molly said.

  • Rhyn said nothing, aware the penalty for an Ancient killing another Ancient was death-death and eternal Hell.

  • Her hand went to her neck, where the name of her Ancient Immortal mate, Rhyn, had been until he broke their mating bond two days before.

  • "I know where to find one," Rhyn said, his thoughts going to the Ancient healer that had been a prisoner in Sasha.s zoo in Hell across the hall from his own cell.

  • I need a hand finding an Ancient healer named Lankha.

  • If you.ll remember, I didn.t choose which Ancient to become my mate.

  • But now, she wanted a word with a certain Ancient.

  • I am still an Ancient.

  • Sasha.s guard fell quickly, and Jade hacked at the Ancient with all his fury until Sasha lay in a bloodied heap.

  • He knelt beside the Ancient and set the machete on top of the sarcophagus.

  • She led them into Kris.s room again and slammed the door, vaguely pissed at the Ancient for having the only door that locked in the whole castle.

  • We think he might be an Ancient, but he.s so weak and his face has been so damaged, we can.t tell.

  • "He is an Ancient," she said.

  • The Ancient Kris probably contacted the other three, because we only have about forty Immortal refugees here now.

  • I.ll have this Lankha keep the Ancient in a deep sleep until you return.

  • At least, that.s what some of Ancient Erik.s warriors said.

  • Ancient Kris would never admit to that.

  • Kiki, the Ancient from Asia, sat beside Kris at the small conference table and looked him over with a frown.

  • There.s an Ancient healer at the Caribbean Sanctuary.

  • He attacked them to get to the Ancient Sasha.

  • Since your castle was attacked, we.ve had an Ancient wash up on our shores, Death.s assassin sitting in our hall, and now this.

  • If anyone could fix him, an Ancient healer could.

  • The race of warriors was ancient, dating back a hundred millennia.

  • She interacted daily with the warrior members of her husband's family, but she'd never seen one quite like this, with soulful, ancient intelligence in his black gaze and a predatory walk.

  • Cynthia took Edith's place on the sofa and began folding the ancient underwear.

  • Everyone followed suit, as if welcoming royalty into the warm and ancient parlor.

  • It was difficult for all of them to work together so Cynthia made two extra copies of a dozen random pages of the ancient text.

  • They came up to a steel trestle that held the ancient penstock above an open gorge.

  • As Dean watched, scarcely breathing, she lifted the ancient white dress above her head in one motion and dropped it to the floor.

  • She was dressed for spring in only a light sweater and glared at Dean as if he were a street mugger before surrendering her torn and ancient luggage.

  • The ancient farmhouse needed repair - or a demolition crew.

  • The ancient dagger was heavy and cold in Rhyn's hands.

  • "I'm saying, the mate of an Ancient or any Immortal is preordained.  No one can break that bond, not even Death," Toby answered.

  • The convent members who managed the Sanctuary had replaced the wall Rhyn knocked down with a row of brown tents that matched their dresses.  Rhyn eased between two of them, aware of Kiki's fading pulse.  He set his brother down on the ground and looked around wildly, hoping they hadn't sent Katie's Ancient Healer, Lankha, home to the underworld.

  • The Anasazi, "The Ancient Ones," as the pres­ent day Navajo call them, built cities and a society for 13 centuries before abandoning this high Sonoran desert, all before Columbus ever set sail.

  • Naw. I'm ancient history to him.

  • Until that time came when their sparring became a final battle, she'd learn as much as she could from the ancient warrior.

  • There are ancient laws that forbid it.

  • Jenn leaned against the sink counter, one hand taking the worn, ancient medallion around her neck.

  • The nights made him think fondly of his old friend, an ancient blind man who saved him from madness in the catacombs.

  • Of everyone he'd known since coming to this land, Vara had been the only kind one, aside from the ancient warrior in the catacombs.

  • Caring for the ancient warrior in the catacombs, Jame, all those years taught him compassion otherwise denied him among the dead in those underground passageways.

  • The darkness peering out of her eyes was ancient and evil.

  • He smiled to himself as he thought of the ancient man.

  • He moved against her, and she responded, parting her knees and raising her hips in an ancient sign of invitation.

  • He sat on the edge of the bed and lifted ancient pages clenched between heavy wooden covers.

  • The book's ancient pages were so brittle, he feared they would crumble before he finished.

  • Hilden suddenly appeared haggard, ancient, and worn.

  • In front of her stood a rusty old one lane bridge with ancient wooden slats.

  • He focused his mind magic on the Other, whose ancient mind was older than Xander's.

  • Noteworthy among the buildings within the ancient citadel is a small tetrastyle temple, variously ascribed to Jupiter and Minerva, the portico supported by six monolithic columns of cippolino, four being in front.

  • Having devoted much time to the study of the Latin writers, historians, orators and poets, and filled his mind with stories of the glories and the power of ancient Rome, he turned his thoughts to the task of restoring his native city to its pristine greatness, his zeal for this work being quickened by the desire to avenge his brother, who had been killed by a noble, a member of the ruling class.

  • PELLA, the capital of ancient Macedonia under Philip II.

  • HERNICI, an ancient people of Italy, whose territory was in Latium between the Fucine Lake and the Trerus, bounded b'y the Volscian on the S., and by the Aequian and the Marsian on the N.

  • Ancient accounts agree in describing Alexander as a typically cruel and suspicious tyrant.

  • Within are some admirable specimens of encaustic tiles, and several monuments of the Vernon and Manners families; while an ancient runic roodstone stands in the churchyard.

  • His grandfather, Gregorio Brunacci, of an ancient family of Pisa, had changed his name in order to become heir to a certain marchese di Consalvi.

  • Fabricius was regarded by the Romans of later times as a model of ancient simplicity and incorruptible integrity.

  • Farnell refers to the ancient association between the healing craft and the singing of spells, and says that it is impossible to decide which is the original sense.

  • In place of its ancient fortifications Angouleme is encircled by boulevards known as the Remparts, from which fine views may be obtained in all directions.

  • It is a clear case of an ancient frontier laid out in American fashion.

  • It is not known to have been printed before 1786, when it appeared in Pinkerton's Ancient Scottish Poems. 3.

  • A monastic library was the proper place for this gentle emotional dreamer, who clung so fondly to the ancient traditions.

  • Being surrounded by its ancient walls, and retaining thirteen out of its original fifty towers, it is, with its predominantly Gothic architecture, a thoroughly medieval town in appearance.

  • Clermont is identified with the ancient Augustonemetum, the chief town of the Arverni, and it still preserves some remains of the Roman period.

  • Thus the ancient Greek religion was especially disposed to belief in heroes and demigods.

  • The Euhemerist theory mainly appeals to ancestor worship - a fact of undoubted importance in the history of religion, especially in China and in ancient Rome.

  • The part played by equity in the development of law is admirably illustrated in the well-known work of Sir Henry Maine on Ancient Law.

  • The equivalent of the alb in the ancient Churches of the East is the sticharion (art bpeov) of the Orthodox Church (Armenian shapik, Syrian Kutina, Coptic stoicharion or tuniah).

  • 'EX€vOEparrbXcs, "free city"), an ancient city of Palestine, 25 m.

  • Besides the crusader and other remains in the village itself, the surrounding country possesses many tells (mounds) covering the sites of ancient cities.

  • In 1814-1815, before the decrees of the Vienna Congress were known, an extraordinary attempt was made by Philippe d'Auvergne of the British navy, the cousin and adopted son of the last duke, to revive the ancient duchy of Bouillon.

  • CHICHEN-ITZA, or CHICHEN, an ancient ruined city of Yucatan, Mexico, situated 22 m.

  • - Jeremy Bentham, An Introduction to the Principles of Morality and Legislation; Henry Maine, Ancient Law; C. B.

  • NABATAEANS, a people of ancient Arabia, whose settlements in the time of Josephus (Ant.

  • Girgenti), an ancient city on the south coast of Sicily, 21111.

  • Biagio], from which the city took its name and which, though shallower than that of the Hypsas, still affords a sufficient obstacle to attack, and the two unite a little way to the south of the town; at the mouth was the ancient harbour, small and now abandoned.

  • The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.

  • The Name Is Also Given To Certain Legendary Races Described By Ancient Naturalists And Geographers As Having No Heads, Their Mouths And Eyes Being In Their Breasts, Generally Identified With Pliny'S Blemmyae.

  • BARTAN, more correctly Bartin, a town in the vilayet of Kastamuni, Asiatic Turkey, retaining the name of the ancient village Parthenia and situated near the mouth of the Bartan-su (anc. Parthenius), which formed part of the boundary between Bithynia and Paphlagonia.

  • Lectures on the History of Ancient Philosophy by William Archer Butler (1814-1848;(1814-1848; lecturer on moral philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin), the value of which was greatly enhanced by Thompson's notes.

  • FIDENAE, an ancient town of Latium, situated about 5 m.

  • The site of the arx of the ancient town is probably to be sought on the hill on which lies the Villa Spada, though no traces of early buildings or defences are to be seen: pre-Roman tombs are to be found in the cliffs to the north.

  • Pais, Ancient Legends of Roman History (Eng.

  • The struggle of the Bohemians against Rome continued uninterruptedly, and the position of Podébrad became a very difficult one when the young king Ladislas, who was crowned in 1453, expressed his sympathies for the Roman Church, though he had recognized the compacts and the ancient privileges of Bohemia.

  • Larnaca occupies the site of the ancient Citium, but the citadel of the ancient city was used to fill up the ancient harbour in 1879.

  • It was one of the ancient manors of the Butlers, who received for it the grant of a fair from Henry VIII.

  • After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.

  • The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.

  • Victor (rebuilt1580-1615and 1795), to which is attached an ancient baptistery (dating from the 9th century but rebuilt in the 13th).

  • Even before this it had been clear to archaeologists and ethnologists that there was no evidence to support the popular theory that Zimbabwe had been built in very ancient days by some Oriental people.

  • They occupy the site of an ancient royal palace called Greenwich House, which was a favourite royal residence as early as 1300, but was granted by Henry V.

  • Early in the 19th century the venue of the dinner, which had now become a ministerial function, was transferred to Greenwich, and though at first not always held here, was later celebrated regularly at the "Ship," an hotel of ancient foundation, closed in 1908.

  • In old days New Mexico was the home of a breed of hairless cats, said to have been kept by the ancient Aztecs, but now well-nigh if not completely extinct.

  • VIA LABICANA, an ancient highroad of Italy, leading E.S.E.

  • MEGARA, an ancient Greek town on the road from Attica to Corinth.

  • The modern town of Megara is situated on two low hills which formed part of the ancient site; it is the chief town of the eparchy of Megaris; pop. about 6400.

  • But as yet he had only glimpses of a logical method which should invigorate the syllogism by the co-operation of ancient geometry and modern algebra.

  • The ancient geometry, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself.

  • Of the ancient building of de Romille all that remains is the western doorway of the inner castle.

  • In the castle grounds are the remains of the ancient chapel of St John.

  • Skipton was the capital of the ancient district of Craven.

  • OSTIA, an ancient town and harbour of Latium, Italy, at the mouth of the river Tiber on its left bank.

  • from Rome by the Via Ostiensis, a road of very ancient origin still followed by a modern road which preserves some traces of the old pavement and remains of several ancient bridges.

  • constructed in 830 a fortified enceinte, called Gregoriopolis, in the eastern portion of the ancient city, and the Saracens were signally defeated here under Leo IV.

  • In 1483-5486 Giuliano della Rovere (nephew of Pope Sixtus IV., and afterwards himself Pope Julius II.) caused the castle to be erected by Baccio Pontelli, a little to the east of the ancient city.

  • On the east the site is approached by an ancient road, flanked by tombs.

  • Farther south-east, a line of sand dunes, covering the ruins of ancient villas, marks the coastline of the Roman period.

  • TRACHIS, a city of ancient Greece, situated at the head of the Malian Gulf in a small plain between the rivers Asopus and Melas, and enclosed by the mountain wall of Oeta which here extended close to the sea and by means of the Trachinian Cliffs completely commanded the main road from Thessaly.

  • Palo), an ancient town of Etruria, 29 m.

  • Considerable remains of ancient villas still exist along the low sandy coast, one of which, about 1 m.

  • On the 16th of January 1547, he was crowned the first Russian tsar by the metropolitan of Moscow; on the 3rd of February in the same year he selected as his wife from among the virgins gathered from all parts of Russia for his inspection, Anastasia Zakharina-Koshkina, the scion of an ancient and noble family better known by its later name of Romanov.

  • The duma, or council, still attended to all the details of the administration; the old boyars still retained their ancient offices and dignities.

  • In the following spring he fastened a quarrel upon Potidaea, a town in Chalcidice, which was attached by ancient bonds to Corinth, and in the campaign which followed Athenian and Corinthian troops came to blows.

  • Pericles' home policy has been much debated since ancient times.

  • Ancient Authorities.

  • - Historians are agreed that Pericles was one of the most powerful personalities of ancient times, and generally allow him to have been a man of probity.

  • Gardner, Ancient Athens (London, 1902), for his strategy, H.

  • See ATHENS: History; GREECE: Ancient History; and GREEK ART.

  • The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.

  • On the eastern side of the river, on the other hand, there are several important tributaries descending from the Persian mountains: the Khabur, a little north of 37° N., navigable for rafts; the Great Zab, at 36° N., just below Nimrud, the ancient Calah; the Little Zab, about 35° 15' N.; the 'Adhem at 34° N.

  • south of Mosul, at which point navigation is blocked by two ancient dams, erected, apparently, to control the river for the Assyrian city of Calah, the ruins of which are called Nimrud by the natives after these dams, which they conceive to be the work of that mythical hero.

  • This part of the river's course, the ancient Assyria, is also a rich agricultural region.

  • A little south of Samarra the stony plateau of Mesopotamia ends, and the alluvial plain of Irak, ancient Babylonia, begins.

  • Shortly below Kut-el-Amara all traces of ancient canalization on the east side vanish, and it would appear as though much of that region, now largely under water at flood time, constituted an inland sea.

  • Opposite Mosul are the ruins of ancient Nineveh, the last capital of Assyria, and 20 m.

  • farther south, on the opposite bank, lies Kal'at-Shergat, the ancient Assur, the original name-place and capital of the Assyrian Empire.

  • In this neighbourhood also stood the ancient Opis.

  • The Prytaneum, mentioned by Pausanias, and probably the original centre of the ancient city, was situated somewhere east of the northern cliff of the Acropolis.

  • - On the Prytaneum as the centre of an ancient state see article Fire, and references in a paper (s.v.) by Frazer (Journal of Philology, 1885, xiv.

  • It possesses a port and an arsenal, and contains a fine town hall, with portraits of the ancient margraves of Bergen-op-Zoom, a Latin school, and an academy of design and architecture.

  • Ariminum became a place of considerable traffic owing to the construction of the Via Aemilia (187 B.C.) and the Via Popilia (132 B.C.), and is frequently mentioned by ancient authors.

  • The present Piazza Giulio Cesare marks the site of the ancient forum.

  • As the captial of the ancient district of Kennemerland between den Helder and Haarlem, Alkmaar frequently suffered in the early wars between the Hollanders and the Frisians, and in 1517 was captured by the united Gelderlanders and Frisians.

  • The story of Alexander's cutting the fatal "Gordian knot" on the chariot of the ancient Phrygian king Gordius is connected with his stay in this place.

  • For modern views of Alexander see Thirlwall, History of Greece; Niebuhr, Lectures on Ancient History (Eng.

  • After an account of the ancient history of Macedonia and of the intrigue of Nectanebus we are told how Philip dies, and how Alexander subdues Rome and receives tribute from all European nations.

  • The church of St Mary and St Modwen is classic in style, of the 18th century, but embodies some remains of an ancient Gothic building.

  • Wendover (Wendovre, Wandovre, Wendoura) is on the Upper Icknield Way, which was probably an ancient British road, and various traces of a British settlement have been found in the town and neighbourhood.

  • In 1087 the king held the manor of Wendover, and therefore it belonged to the ancient demesne of the crown.

  • Larissa, written Larisa on ancient coins and inscriptions, is near the site of the Homeric Argissa.

  • A few traces of the ancient acropolis and theatre are still visible.

  • Cornill, Ezechiel (1886) (very valuable for text and ancient versions); H.

  • Southern Albania, again, is almost wholly mountainous, with the exception of the plains of Iannina and Arta; the most noteworthy feature is the rugged range of the Tchika, or Khimara mountains, which skirt the sea-coast from south-west to northeast, terminating in the lofty promontory of Glossa (ancient Acroceraunia).

  • Goritza), 10,000; Elbassan (perhaps ancient Albanopolis), 8000; Metzovo, 7500; Preveza, 650o; Avlona, 6000; Durazzo, 5000; Parga, 5000; Butrinto, 2000; and Kroia, the ancient fortress of Scanderbeg, 5000.

  • The Albanians are apparently the most ancient race in southeastern Europe.

  • An alphabet of fifty-two letters, some presenting ancient Phoenician and Cretan forms, was found by Hahn in partial use at Elbassan and Tirana; its antiquity, however, has not been established.

  • Albania abounds in ancient remains, which as yet have been little explored.

  • "Cyclopean" structures were discovered by Hahn at Kretzunista, Arinista, and other sites in the district of Argyrokastro; the walls, partly "Cyclopean," of an ancient city (perhaps Bullis) are visible at Gradisti on the Viossa.

  • At Pollina, the ancient Apollonia, are the remnants of a Doric temple, of which a single column is still standing.

  • 22) which had probably languished since the wreck of Jehoshaphat's ships (1 Kings xxii, 48); but the ancient kingdom had been re-established by the time of Ahaz,.

  • By the constant westward pressure of the eastern Arabs, which (after the restraining force of the great Mesopotamian kingdoms was weakened) assumed irresistible strength, the ancient Edomites were forced across the Jordan-Araba depression, and with their name migrated to the south of western Palestine.

  • Josephus used the name Idumaea as including not only Gobalitis, the original Mount Seir, but also Amalekitis, the land of Amalek, west of this, and Akrabatine, the ancient Acrabbim,, S.W.

  • Its ancient gates, walls and towers have disappeared, but it still possesses a few medieval edifices.

  • It lay on the ancient trade route from Sinope to the Euphrates, on the Persian "Royal Road" from Sardis to Susa, and on the great Roman highway from Ephesus to the East.

  • is the ancient and common view; but even in the 15th century B.C. Jerusalem was known as Uru-salim.

  • It was decided to send a deputation of bishops with a letter of greeting to the national council of the Russian Church about to be assembled (60) and certain conditions were laid down for intercommunion with certain of the Churches of the Orthodox Eastern Communion (62) and the "ancient separated Churches of the East" (63-65).

  • Ancient authorities have invested Mithradates with a halo of romance.

  • He married a great-granddaughter of Duncan, 8th earl of Levenax (or Lennox), and besides this relationship by marriage the Napiers claimed a lineal male cadency from the ancient family of Levenax.

  • The legend with regard to the origin of the name Napier was given by Sir Alexander Napier, eldest son of John Napier, in 1625, in these words: "One of the ancient earls of Lennox in Scotland had issue three sons: the eldest, that succeeded him to the earldom of Lennox; the second, whose name was Donald; and the third, named Gilchrist.

  • The site of the ancient Argentomagus lies a little to the north.

  • The ancient differences between Old and New Side were revived, and once more it was urged that there should be (1) strict subscription, (2) exclusion of the Congregationalized churches, and strict Presbyterian polity and discipline, and (3) the condemnation and exclusion of the new divinity and the maintenance of scholastic orthodoxy.

  • The men of Lowestoft as tenants on ancient demesne of the crown possessed many privileges, but had no definite burghal rights until 1885.

  • From south to north it is traversed by the channel of the Parma, crossed here by three bridges; and from east to west runs the line of the Via Aemilia, by which ancient Parma was connected on the one hand with Ariminum (Rimini), and on the other with Placentia (Piacenza).

  • From archaeological discoveries it would appear that the ancient town was preceded by a prehistoric settlement of the Bronze Age, the dwellings of which rested upon piles - one, indeed, of the so-called terremare, which are especially frequent in the neighbourhood of Parma.

  • One of the ancient trade routes across the Sahara - that from Tripoli to Kuka in Bornu - strikes the lake at its northwest corner, but this has lost much of its former importance.

  • The town is surrounded by avenues, which occupy the site of the ancient ramparts, remains of which are to be seen on the north side.

  • Within the northern circle of the 8 lie the Mesozoic and Tertiary beds of the Paris basin, dipping inwards; within the southern circle lie the ancient rocks of the Central Plateau, from which the later beds dip outwards.

  • Beginning with the Aptian and Albian the sea again gradually spread over the country and attained its maximum in the early part of the Senonian epoch, when once more the ancient massifs of the Central Plateau, Brittany and the Ardennes, alone rose above the waves.

  • Ancient Provinces.1

  • Ancient Provinces.

  • The Cour des Comptes, an ancient tribunal, was abolished in 1791, and reorganized by Napoleon I.

  • The realization of the fact that the value to France of her colonies was mainly commercial, led at length to the abandonment of the attempt to impose on a great number of diverse peoples—some possessing (as in Indo-China and parts of West Africa) ancient and highly complex civilizations—French laws, habits of mind, tastes and manners.

  • ARCHIPELAGO, a name now applied to any island-studded sea, but originally the distinctive designation of what is now generally known as the Aegean Sea (Aiyaiov 7rEXayos), its ancient name having been revived.

  • (I) it is a corruption of the ancient name, Egeopelago; (2) it is from the modern Greek, `Ayco iraayo, the Holy Sea; (3) it arose at the time of the Latin empire, and means the Sea of the Kingdom (Arche); (4) it is a translation of the Turkish name, Ak Denghiz, Argon Pelagos, the White Sea; (5) it is simply Archipelagus, Italian, arcipelago, the chief sea.

  • A similar influence was exerted by him in other branches of the common law; and although, after his retirement, a reaction took place, and he was regarded for a while as one who had corrupted the ancient principles of English law, these prejudices passed rapidly away, and the value of his work in bringing the older law into harmony with the needs of modern society has long been fully recognized.

  • The municipal government is housed in an ancient tobacco factory converted to public uses, and a fine old Capuchin convent now serves as a public hospital.

  • CALATIA, an ancient town of Campania, Italy, 6 m.

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