Alexandrian


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Alexandrian

[‚al·ig′zan·dre·ən]
(geology)
Lower Silurian geologic time.
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raid, Watts argues, the significance and meaning of these events were opportunistically narrativized by one of their primary authors, the embattled Alexandrian archbishop Peter Mongus.
Seen here as the 20s moved into the 30s are those wealthy Alexandrians who believed that their dream world of smart cars, beach resorts, sporting clubs, devoted servants not to mention pearls and diamonds galore, would go on for eternity with a benign King Farouk at its head.
Jason co-founded the Liberty Film Festival and Libertas Film Magazine, and is the co-founder of Alexandrian Films.
The the encyclopedic and comprehensive nature of these institutions' research mission evidences the Aristotelian link to the Library and Museum, their demarcation of scientific and scholarly disciplines, their tentative and dialectical character, and the Alexandrian scholars' orientation towards empiricism.
the Jews had officially chosen the Palestinian collection over the Alexandrian one.
For example, the opening episode of an Egyptian series about an Alexandrian wheeler-dealer went on the air with an incomplete sound mix, so that the dialog in important expository scenes was completely inaudible under a blaring track of incidental music.
The field of medicine saw extraordinary growth from Alexandrian scientists.
Despite this ethnic salad bowl, however, far the most significant contributions to Alexandrian and world civilization were made by the Greeks and Copts.
A green Alexandrian parakeet was discovered in Lilac Avenue,Southport,last week and a blue Newton collar ring-necked parakeet was found in Clubmoor.
By the Alexandrian Age, when Posidippus flourished in the courts of Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Arsinoe II, the epigram had become a kind of sport or elevated pastime, in stature somewhere between a sonnet and a limerick.
The ancient Alexandrian library may have had as many as 700,000 items.
Yonge, who translated Philo's works into English, the learned Alexandrian held that knowledge of Jehovah "is to be looked upon as the ultimate object of all human efforts.