Alexandrian


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Alexandrian

[‚al·ig′zan·dre·ən]
(geology)
Lower Silurian geologic time.
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This paper argues that the Alexandrian physicians Erasistratus of Iulis and Herophilus of Chalcedon adopted an Aristotelian analysis of the composition of organic bodies into three levels, namely, elements, uniform parts, and nonuniform parts.
As lush and vivid as Alexandrian Summer is, it ultimately fails to explain why the Egyptian people turned on their Jews.
Alexandrian Summer is the story of two Jewish families clinging to their dreams of bourgeois luxury as they struggle to come to grips with a changing world in which they are no longer safe.
Ferguson and the Neglect of Black Women, Femmes, and Girls," by Danielle Stevens (November 14, 2014); "Grief as Love & Memoir: Healing as a Multiracial Woman of Color through Remembrance of the Deaths of Women in My Family," by Annie Alexandrian (January 15, 2015); and "Giving Up My Second Virginity," by Venus-Thomas Hinyard (April 15, 2015).
According to the Alexandrian court ruling, the principle of fair wage that would secure a decent life has not only become an integral human right but a constitutional one.
Smith claims that Alexandrian allusive practices here foreground the theme of 'mission' in the Aeneid, but is this a deliberate Alexandrian technique or are we treating Virgil too much as a poet-cryptographer?
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.
abundantly demonstrates, Newman's sympathies were with the Alexandrians against the Antiochenes, which meant that he saw the roots of heresy in reading Scripture literally as opposed to the more figural readings favored by the great Alexandrian Fathers.
Among Soter's greatest achievements (if not the greatest) was the foundation of the Alexandrian Museum, a community of scholars, and its associated Library.
Mr Khalid, a well-known Alexandrian poet, read a selection of poems based on his experience in blending different arts and merging pictures and words through his launch of the magazine Places.
A Church of Wales spokesman said: "All churches accept the computation of the Alexandrian Church that Easter is the first Sunday after the first fourteenth day of the moon, the Paschal Full Moon, that is on or after March 21, the ecclesiastical spring equinox.