Millennium Sentence Examples
The millennium is the period between the first and second comings of Christ.
They will evolve and adapt as they have for millennium.
We have seen that written documents have been preserved in Mesopotamia to which such a date as 4500 B.C. may be ascribed with a good deal of confidence; and that from the third millennium B.C. a flood of contemporary literary records comes to us both from Egypt and Mesopotamia.
They have no means to control me, which makes them less lazy than they have been for a millennium.
She'd have to be dead-dead which could happen next week or in a millennium.Advertisement
Miinzer dreamed of an approaching millennium on earth to be heralded by violence and suffering, but Hubmaier and Denk were peaceful evangelists who believed that man's will was free and that each had within him an inner light which would, if he but followed it, guide him to God.
Calculating from the present rate of deposit of alluvium at the head of that gulf, Eridu should have been founded as early as the seventh millennium B.C. It is mentioned in historical inscriptions from the earliest times onward, as late as the 6th century B.C. From the evidence of Taylor's excavations, it would seem that the site was abandoned about the close of the Babylonian period.
In 1896 took place here the millennium exhibition, in celebration of the thousandth anniversary of the foundation of the kingdom of Hungary.
At all events during the last centuries of the third millennium B.C., remarkable for the high state of civilization in Babylonia, Egypt and Crete, Palestine shares in the active life and intercourse of the age; and while its fertile fields are visited by Egypt, Babylonia (under Gimil-Sin, Gudea and Sargon) claims some supremacy over the west as far as the Mediterranean.
If this reasoning is correct, the Iranian immigration must be assigned to the first half of the second pre-Christian millennium.Advertisement
How much of his sketch is really primitive, and what can we learn or guess concerning the millennium that preceded him ?
God reveals to Enoch the history of the creation of the earth and the seven planets and circles of the heaven and of man, the story of the fallen angels, the duration of the world through 7000 years, and its millennium of rest.
Already, in the third millennium B.C., equinoxes and solstices were determined in China by means of culminating stars.
Nevertheless, though one cannot look to Genesis for the history of the early part of the second millennium B.C., the study of what was thought of the past, proves in this, as in many other cases, to be more instructive than the facts of the past, and it is distinctly more important for the biblical student and the theologian to understand the thought of the ages immediately preceding the foundation of Judaism in the 5th century B.C. than the actual history of many centuries earlier.
Whatever may have been the ethnographical type of the early inhabitants, it must by the beginning of the second last millennium B.C. have included Hittites in the large sense of the term, probably Aryans, and certainly Semites of some of the types characteristic of early Assyrian history.Advertisement
By the tattooed bands wrapped around his arms --each one depicting a millennium --the creature was nearly as old as Andre, the eldest of Rhyn's brothers.
Ne'Rin was a man whose forefathers had been chief advisors to the dhjan dynasty since Anshan's inception and had served A'Ran's family for a millennium.
Hepatoscopy in the Euphrates valley can be traced back to the 3rd millennium before our era, which may be taken as sufficient evidence for its survival from the period of primitive culture, while the supreme importance attached to signs read on the livers of sacrificial animals - usually a sheep - follows from the care with which omens derived from such inspection on occasions of historical significance were preserved as guides to later generations of priests.
Discovery had outrun theory; the rush of new facts made Ptolemy practically obsolete in a generation, after having been the fount and origin of all geography for a millennium.
From this fact the whole ancient Christian eschatology was known in later times as "chiliasm" - a name which is not strictly accurate, since the doctrine of the millennium was only one feature in its scheme of the future.Advertisement
The new millennium brought in a lot of talk regarding the importance of organic pesticide-free produce and organically reared animal products for optimal health.
Independent local developments of art before the middle of the 2nd millennium B.C. suggest the early existence of independent units in various parts, of which the strongest was the Cnossian.
Modelling in terra-cotta, sculpture in stone and ivory, engraving on, gems, were following it closely by the beginning of the 2nd millennium.
Africa, was settled in the Aegean area from a remote Neolithic antiquity, but, except in Crete, where insular security was combined with great natural fertility, remained in a savage and unproductive condition until far into the 4th millennium B.C. In Crete, however, it had long been developing a certain civilization, and at a period more or less contemporary with Dynasties XI.
But he does not indulge, like Papias, in sensuous descriptions of this seventh millennium; to Barnabas it is a time of rest, of sinlessness, and of a holy peace.Advertisement
Of modern histories written in Magyar the most imposing is the History of the Hungarian Nation (to vols., Budapest, 1898), issued to commemorate the celebration of the millennium of the foundation of the monarchy, by Sandor Szilagyi and numerous collaborators.
They remained the strongest power in Syria and eastern Asia Minor till well into the first millennium B.C., and their Syrian seat was not lost finally till after the great extension of Assyrian power which took place in the latter part of the 9th century.
Somewhere, apparently, in the 4th millennium B.C., we begin to find inscriptions written on clay, in an almost linear script, in the Sumerian tongue.
This idea, which has underlain all Christian philosophy of history, from the first apologists who prophesied the fall of the Empire and the coming of the millennium, down to our own day, received its classic statement in St Augustine's City of God.
To make the year completely ordinal, we should have to describe it as the 6th year of the 8th decade of the 9 th century of the 2nd millennium; i.e.
A glimpse at Palestine in the latter half of the second millennium B.C. (§ 3) prepares us for busy scenes and active intercourse, but it is not a history of this kind which the biblical historians themselves transmit.
These traditions of migration and kinship are in themselves entirely credible, but the detailed accounts of the ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, as given in Genesis, are inherently doubtful as regards both the internal conditions, which the (late) chronological scheme ascribes to the first half of the second millennium B.C., and the general circumstances of the life of these strangers in a foreign land.
Some vague recollection of known historical events (§ 3 end) might be claimed among the traditions ascribed to the closing centuries of the second millennium, but the view that the prelude to the monarchy was an era when individual leaders " judged " all Israel finds no support in the older narratives, where the heroes of the age (whose correct sequence is uncertain) enjoy only a local fame.
This more primitive phase of the indigenous culture, of which several distinct stages are traceable, is known as the Early Minoan, and roughly corresponds with the first half of the third millennium B.C. The succeeding period, to which the first palaces are due and to which the name of Middle Minoan is appropriately given, roughly coincides with the Middle Empire of Egypt.
The various parties meanwhile had split up into some half a dozen sub-sections; but the expected fusion of the party of independence and the government fell through, and the barren struggle continued till the celebration of the millennium of the foundation of the monarchy produced for some months a lull in politics.
On an island in its large pond are situated the agricultural (1902-1904) and the ethnographical museums. It was in this park that the millennium exhibition of 1896 took place.
Early in the 3rd millennium B.C. the city was conquered and occupied by the Semitic rulers of Akkad, or Agade, and numerous votive objects of Alu-usharsid (Urumush or Rimush), Sargon and Naram-Sin testify to the veneration in which they also held this sanctuary.
Under the succeeding Cossaean dynasty, however, shortly after the middle of the 2nd millennium, E-kur was restored once more to its former splendour, several monarchs of that dynasty built upon and adorned it, and thousands of inscriptions, dating from the time of those rulers, have been discovered in its archives.
One and all of the permanent institutions of society were condemned by the early enthusiasts, especially by those who looked forward to a speedy advent of the millennium, as alien to the kingdom of God and as impediments to the life of grace.
Christian visionaries fixed the year 1666 for the millennium, and in his appeal to Cromwell on behalf of the return of the Jews to England Menasseh ben Israel made strong appeal to this belief.
The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.
The land which, a millennium before, had been a prison for the Jewish exiles was now their asylum of refuge.
The successive " Minoan " strata, which go well back into the fourth millennium B.C., reach down to a depth of about 17 ft.
Johns (Interpreter, April 1 9 06, "The Prophets of Babylonia") thinks that longer discourses moral, and predictive, fully equal to those of the Hebrew prophets, existed in Babylonia as early as the 3rd millennium B.C. but were curtailed into the brief sentences of the omen tablets.
With the establishment of the Babylonian empire, under Khammurabi, early in the 2nd preChristian millennium, the religious as well as the political centre of influence was transferred to Babylon, Marduk became the Bel or lord of the pantheon, many of En-lil's attributes and myths were transferred to him, and E-kur was to some extent neglected.
In this were found large numbers of inscribed clay tablets (it is estimated that upward of 40,000 tablets and fragments have been excavated in this mound alone), dating from the middle of the 3rd millennium B.C. onward into the Persian period, partly temple archives, partly school exercises and text-books, partly mathematical tables, with a considerable number of documents of a more distinctly literary character.
Attempting to interpret the book of Revelation, he promised the millennium in 1672, and guaranteed miraculous assistance to those who would undertake the destruction of the Pope and the house of Austria, even venturing to prophesy that Cromwell, Gustavus Adolphus, and Rakoczy, prince of Transylvania, would perform the task.
It appears, then, that towards the middle of the second millennium before Christ, the Iranians made a great forward movement to the West, and that certain of their princesat first, probably in the role of mercenary leadersreached Mesopotamia and Syria and there founded principalities of their own., much as did the Germans under the Roman Empire, the Normans.
Augustine's (erroneous) interpretation of the Millennium (Rev. xx.), as a parable of the Church's historic triumph, stands for the final eradication of primitive " enthusiasm " in the great Church, though of course millenarianism has had many revivals in special circles.
External evidence, which recognizes no universal deluge and no dispersal of mankind in the third millennium B.C., throws its own light upon the opening centuries of the second.
Now, as some of the remains at the Heraeum correspond to the two lowest layers of Hissarlik, the evidence of the Argive temple leads us far beyond the date assigned to the Mycenaean age, and at least into the second millennium B.C. (see also Aegean Civilization).
Star Wishing, in business since 1992, catalogs all stars with the Millennium Chronicle, an online catalog that includes over 10,000 stars with numerical designations.
Like the New Millennium Bank Secured MasterCard, the Centennial Secured Card has a somewhat high APR, so it is best for a cardholder who does not plan to carry a balance.
The early 90s were characterized by matte lips and faces, whereas the new millennium brought in a bloom of luminous cheeks and shimmering lips.
In 1994, Chanel introduced the incendiary nail color "Vamp" that had the cosmetic world wrapped up in deep brown shades for years until glittery and metallic colors resurfaced by the new millennium.
The most common retro periods are either the 1950s or 1960s, although the 1970s have been added since entering the new millennium.
April Masini is the Dear Abby of the new millennium and a recognized dating expert.
A California judge granted her more time with her children and the only pictures taken of Brit lately are of her leaving the Millennium Dance Studio.
The new millennium highlighted an era of celebrity parents who contributed to the current high-profile parenting culture.
Celebrity's largest ships are the new Millennium Class vessels which first debuted in 2000.
The Millennium class ships are the most extravagant of all, with extraordinary inner-lit onyx atrium staircases serving as a spectacular focal point and favorite photo location.
The astronomy lectures are particularly popular on the Millennium ships, which have a number of telescopes available for avid stargazers.
Every cabin on every ship has a complimentary robe for guests to use during their cruise, and the Millennium class vessels are wired for Internet access in every cabin for guests who bring along laptops.
Although never completely out of style, Celtic stone pendants experienced a resurgence in popularity with the advent of the new millennium.
As the world ushered in the new millennium, the Ballerina Pearl Company was perfecting the process that would turn black Tahitian pearls into luscious looking brown colored pearls, aptly named chocolate pearls.
During the 1990s the market for organically grown goods grew as much as 24 percent a year, and that trend embraced the new millennium with a vengeance.
Millennium Dental Associates (MDA), located in Scottsdale, Arizona, offers patients a holistic approach to dentistry and oral health.
The ride's roughly figure-8 course will take it across the lagoon and onto Millennium Island, where the Millennium Force roller coaster undergoes a complicated turn to reverse its course.
The Millennium Maze - In North County Kildare, Ireland includes a life size maze, crazy golf, sandpit and a petting zoo.
In 2005, ESPN Video Games changed its name to 2K Sports, reflecting a move into video game development in the new millennium.
Entering the sixth generation, bit-counts were no longer a matter of concern.Approaching the new millennium, we saw the ill-fated Sega Dreamcast, the DVD-running Sony PlayStation 2, and the first Xbox, as well as the Nintendo GameCube.
Players controlled the Millennium Falcon to destroy the second Death Star.
They performed in Los Angeles on the eve of the new millennium and subsequently released 'Selected Works 1972-1999' in November 2000, a 4-disc compilation of previous works plus the recorded performances in LA.
With the digital age the old tricks get a high-tech upgrade for the new millennium.
During the last millennium Italians have continued to produce some of the world's best wines.
With practice, you can learn to recreate everything from Yoda to the Millennium Falcon.
Millennium is located in the heart of San Francisco and has an amazing view of the entire city.
You may recognize the hotel as the former location of Millennium, the famed vegetarian restaurant, which has since moved to a different spot in the city.
Since Millennium left, the hotel doesn't have a gourmet restaurant.
Online dating is a new millennium phenomenon that has catapulted singles toward an entirely fresh perspective on romance.
Online dating has become increasingly socially acceptable since the start of the new millennium.
In celebration of the new millennium, the De Beers Group included the Heart of Eternity in an exhibit of beautiful colored gemstones called the Millennium Jewels Collection.
This collection was displayed at the Millennium Dome in London, and this exhibit was the first time the diamond was unveiled to the public.
Some of the most popular Chicago parks include Millennium Park and Grant Park.
Millennium Park is a 24.5-acre park that has one of America's most sophisticated outdoor concert venues, a contemporary garden, the famous Cloud Gate sculpture and the Crown Fountain.
The attractive Millennium shoe is fashionable and functional.
Of all the changes to soap operas in the 1980s, only The Bold and the Beautiful (which debuted in 1987) remained on the air at the turn of the millennium.
Belly dancing is a culture or folk dance performed in the Middle East, Asia and parts of Africa for a millennium.
At the dawn of the millennium, the resurge of Britpop came from overseas with the likes of The Strokes and The Hives.
This means, that even though you think you are downloading songs legally, you still may be violating The Digital Millennium Copyrights Act.
The later years of the 1990's and the early years of the new millennium proved tough for Tori Amos, but in the end she came out stronger than before with new material, ready for new endeavors.
Whichever websites you choose to download your music from, be sure that you're adhering to all Digital Millennium Copyright Act laws.
For some people, blogs are the diaries of the millennium and represent a means of publishing their deepest thoughts online.
No siege engines are depicted, even in the time of the Empire,, and the absence of original representations after the XXth Dynasty renders it difficult to judge the advances made in the art of war during the first half of the last millennium Bc. The inscription of Pankhi, however, proves that in the 8th century approaches and towers were raised against the walls of besieged cities Priesthood.The priesthood was in a great degree hereditary, though perhaps not essentially so.
Later still, in the last millennium B.C., it seems that even the bodies of the poor were pickled.
Of course, some stood out more than others - and some have even made a comeback in the new millennium!
Fashion is fleeting, though, and before long the look was left behind in favor of trends that ruled the late '90s and early millennium.
In fact, some of the seasons' most memorable elements have experienced a revival of sorts in the new millennium.
Assyria was an offshoot of Babylonia lying to the north-west, and apparently -colonized before the second millennium.
It would seem from this that the grouping of the divine powers recognized in the universe into a triad symbolizing the three divisions, heavens, earth and the watery deep, was a process of thought which had taken place before the third millennium.
The comparative evidence afforded by the discovery of Egyptian relics shows that the Great Age of the Cretan palaces covers the close of the third and the first half of the second millennium before our era.
Each one represented a millennium, and this creature had been around longer than Rhyn.s deceased brother, Andre.
Thus Joachim of Floris in his Expositio magni abbatis I oachimi in Apoc. teaches that Babylon is Rome, the Beast from the Sea Islam, the False Prophet the heretical sects of the day, and that on the close of the present age which was at hand the millennium would ensue.
The ignorant populace, for whom the promised social millennium had by no means dawned, saw in an attitude seemingly so inconsistent obvious proof of corrupt motives, and there were plenty of prophets of misrule to encourage the delusion - orators of the clubs and the street corners, for whom the restoration of order would have meant well-deserved obscurity.
It constituted the most common form of divination in ancient Babylonia, where it can be traced back to the 3rd millennium B.C. Among the Etruscans the prominence of the rite led to the liver being looked upon as the trade-mark of the priest.
The acme of this dominion was reached about the end of the 3rd millennium B.C., and thereafter there ensued a certain, though not very serious, decline.
Mrs Buchan claimed prophetic inspiration and pretended to confer the Holy Ghost upon her followers by breathing upon them; they believed that the millennium was near, and that they would not die, but be translated.
The Cilicians appear as Khilikku in Assyrian inscriptions, and in the early part of the first millennium B.C. were one of the four chief powers of western Asia.
From the inscriptions found at Tello, it appears that Lagash was a city of great importance in the Sumerian period, some time probably in the 4th millennium B.C. It was at that time ruled by independent kings, Ur-Nina and his successors, who were engaged in contests with the Elamites on the east and the kings of Kengi and Kish on the north.