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  • The Indian Antiquary was started at Bombay in 1872 and still continues.
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  • Camden Place was built by William Camden, the antiquary, in 1609, and in 1765 gave the title of Baron Camden to Lord Chancellor Pratt.
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  • From the first a devoted student and antiquary, he devoted much time to the examination of oriental MSS.
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  • The old five-arched bridge was reported by John Leland, the king's antiquary, about 1540 AD.
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  • The three large stones known as "The King's Grave," a hill-fort, and cairns are of interest to the antiquary.
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  • At Leiden, Utrecht, Groningen, Franeker, Breda, Nimeguen, Harderwyk, Duisburg and Herborn, and at the Catholic university of Louvain, Cartesianism was warmly expounded and defended in seats of learning, of which many are now left desolate, and by adherents whose writings have for the most part long lost interest for any but the antiquary.
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  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."
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  • The chief place of interest to the antiquary is Devenish Island in Lough Erne, about 2 m.
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  • He was repelled from it by the conception he had formed of the character of Newman, whom he regarded as a mere antiquary.
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  • The Christian antiquary has cause continually to lament the destruction of works of art due to this craving.
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  • About a mile east of the village is a small piece of moorland called the Bossenno, from the bocenieu or mounds with which it is covered; and here, in 1874, the explorations of James Miln, a Scottish antiquary, brought to light the remains of a Gallo-Roman town.
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  • Close to the banks of the Gwaun is the pretty estate of Glyn-y-mel, for many years the residence of Richard Fenton (1746-1821), the celebrated antiquary and historian of Pembrokeshire.
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  • Cornelius Nepos is quoted for the statement that he was about the same age as Scipio Africanus the younger (born in 185 or 184 B.C.) and Laelius; while Fenestella, an antiquary of the later Augustan period, represented him as older than either.
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  • The archbishop's knowledge of the past was both wide and minute, but it was that of an antiquary rather than of a historian.
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  • The best known of these are Jose Sebastian Barranca, the naturalist and antiquary, Jose Fernandez Nodal, and Gavino Pacheco Zegarra of Cuzco, who published translations of the Inca drama of 011antay, and Leonardo Villar, of Cuzco.
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  • Karl Peter Lepsius (1775-1853), the antiquary and his more distinguished son Richard the Egyptologist, were born at Naumburg.
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  • Setting aside rude prehistoric essays in stone and metal, which have special interest for the antiquary, we have examples of sculpture in wood and metal, magnificent in conception and technique, dating from the earliest periods of what we may term historical Japan; that is, from near the beginning of the great Buddhist propaganda under the emperor Kimmei (540571) and the princely hierarch, ShOtoku Taishi (573621).
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  • One of the many merits of the antiquary Lami was his connexion with the Novelle letterarie (1740-1770), founded by him, and after the first two years almost entirely written by him.
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  • Pedigrees, elaborated by Cecil himself with the help of Camden, the antiquary, associated him with the Cecils or Sitsyllts of Altyrennes in Herefordshire, and traced his descent from an Owen of the time of King Harold and a Sitsyllt of the reign of Rufus.
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  • Franke, Beitrage aus chinesischen Quellen zur Kenntnis der Tiirkvolker and Skythen (1904); P. Gardner, Coins of Greek and Scythian Kings in India (1886); and various articles by Vincent Smith, Fleet, Cunningham, A Stein, Sylvain Levi and others in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Journal asiatique, Indian Antiquary, Zeitsch.
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  • The mention of Gudea's building a temple for Ishtar in Nina (2800 B.C.) may refer to the Lagash city and an inscription of Dungi, king of Ur (2700 B.C.), said to have been found at Nineveh, might have been carried there by some antiquary king.
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  • Flotta (372), east of Hoy, was the home for a long time of the Scandinavian compiler of the Codex Flotticensis, which furnished Thorrnodr Torfaeus (1636-1719), the Icelandic antiquary, with many of the facts for his History of Norway, more particularly with reference to the Norse occupation of Orkney.
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  • After a brief visit to France, where his collection of ancient coins attracted some attention, Galland returned to the Levant in 1676; and in 1679 he undertook a third voyage, being commissioned by the French East India Company to collect for the cabinet of Colbert; on the expiration of this commission he was instructed by the government to continue his researches, and had the title of "antiquary to the king" conferred upon him.
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  • There is a monument for Edmund Neville who claimed the earldom of Westmorland in the 17th century, and William Stukeley, the antiquary, was buried in the churchyard.
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  • His various works give satisfactory evidence of his abilities as a theologian, mathematician, geographer, antiquary, historian and poet.
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  • A typical academician was the poet, antiquary and connoisseur, Nils Fredrik Sander (1828-1900).
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  • Corsi, the eminent Italian antiquary, held that fluor-spar was the material of the famous murrhine vases.
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  • It is safe to say that no prehistoric monument in Great Britain has given rise to more speculation as to its origin, date and purpose; and although the few hoary stones still extant are but a small portion of the original structure they are still sufficiently imposing to excite the wonder of the passing traveller, and mysterious enough to puzzle the antiquary.
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  • Equally great as antiquary, jurist, political and social historian, he lived to see the time when among students of Roman history he had pupils, followers, critics, but no rivals.
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  • The abbe, however, lent his copy to M Freret, an antiquary at Paris, who translated it, and endeavoured to refute it.
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  • The curious will find in them many reminiscences of Hindu and Buddhist legend; and the antiquary must notice the distinctive symbols assigned to each, in order to recognize the statues of the different Jinas, otherwise identical, in the different Jain temples.
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  • An English translation of these last was published first in the Indian Antiquary, and then separately at Bombay, 1893.
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  • Arbroath is "Fairport" of Scott's Antiquary, and Auchmithie, 3 m.
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  • On each side of the village the coast scenery is remarkably picturesque, the rugged cliffs - reaching in the promontory of Red Head, the scene of a thrilling incident in the Antiquary, a height of 267 ft.
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  • This forgery was accepted as genuine by a well-known antiquary of the 18th century, Dr William Stukeley, and under the sanction of his authority continued for a long time to be regarded in the same light by numerous scholars and antiquaries, including Gibbon and Lingard.
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  • But if he be estimated apart from his position as the head of a great party, it must be considered that he was more a theological antiquary than a theologian.
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  • With the rental of the manor of Bexley, William Camden, the antiquary, founded the ancient history professorship at Oxford.
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  • One of the Bal-kand, dated Sambat 1661, nineteen years before the poet's I See Indian Antiquary, xxii.
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  • This work has been translated by Dr Grierson in the Indian Antiquary, xxii.
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  • For an exposition of his religious position, 3 The summary given above is condensed from the translation by Dr Grierson, at pp. 229-236 of the Indian Antiquary, vol.
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  • Goodman, Richard, a learned antiquary, was keeper of Carlisle Castle, in 1728.
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  • York York Minster Britton, John 1771&endash;1857, English antiquary and topographer it was written with E. W. Brayley.
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  • Routh, Thomas, am eminent antiquary, lived at Carlisle, in 1743.
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  • In the 1890s a local antiquary traced the remains of a villa near the well.
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  • The locals told John Leland - a 16th century antiquary - of Arthur's palace here.
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  • Why betray the incognito of this modest country-side without historical association or picturesque sites to commend it to the antiquary or the tourist?
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  • Mr Lee's memoir in the Dictionary of National Biography is extremely erudite, and two valuable articles, contributed by Sir Edward Brabrook to the Antiquary for June and July 1906, might be consulted.
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  • A book-lover and antiquary, he made a special hobby of heraldry and genealogy.
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  • The town is of great interest for the antiquary as one of the chief centres of the Buddhist kingdom of Vengi, and for its stupa (sepulchral monument).
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  • The knights lost heavily, but Donald did not plunder Aberdeen (see Elspeth's ballad of Harlaw, in The Antiquary).
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