Ancient-documents sentence example

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  • It includes a museum containing ancient documents and specimens of articles seized by the customs authorities.
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  • He ultimately reached a point at which the Bible became for him simply one of many ancient documents.
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  • Professor Sayce, one of the most distinguished of modern Assyriologists, writing as an opponent of the purely destructive "Higher Criticism," demands no more than that the Book of Genesis "shall take rank by the side of the other monuments of the past as the record of events which have actually happened and been handed on by credible men"; that it shall, in short, be admitted to be "a collection of ancient documents which have all the value of contemporaneous testimony," but which being in themselves "wrecks of vast literatures which extended over the Oriental world from a remote epoch," cannot be understood aright "except in the light of the contemporaneous literature of which they form a portion."
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  • While there are no ancient documents to explain how or why these animals were selected and assigned to the twelve signs, there are many legends and myths that help explain it.
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