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ancient

1. of the far past, esp before the collapse of the Western Roman Empire (476 ad)
2. Law having existed since before the time of legal memory
3. a member of a civilized nation in the ancient world, esp a Greek, Roman, or Hebrew
4. one of the classical authors of Greek or Roman antiquity
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The guests got acquainted with the Azerbaijani ancient history, rich cultural heritage, and customs, and tasted Azerbaijani dishes and sweets.
Spielman added that people from all over the world will now be able to (https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9440248/israel-jerusalem-jesus-walk-pilgrims-road/) connect with the ancient history by walking through a 350-yard stretch of tunnel along the ancient street that ran uphill to the Jewish Temple.
The story follows an ordinary Kenyan couple, whose regular day is dramatically interrupted when they are visited by an outer world being, who communicates to them via telepathy, instructing them to remember and reclaim their true selves, buried in their ancient history.
Ashmawy pointed out that these chambers were likely to have been looted in the ancient history and reused for burial in later eras.
They were speaking at the launching ceremony of a book 'Uddiyana: Swat Ki Janat-i-Gumgushta', a research book on the ancient history and rich cultural heritage of Swat.
The programme shed light on Oman's ancient history that is deeply rooted in human civilisation through a major opening session and three other sessions.
Called Sudan's Ancient History: Hwida and Maawia Investigate Meroe's Iron , the book follows two young characters as they uncover how ancient people produced iron.
Professor A C Grayling addressed a lecture theatre full of students from geography, history, ancient history, classical civilisation, politics, English, religious studies and many other A-level courses.
As I read it, I thought that even back then, the poem seemed like ancient history. Then I wondered about things we remember from our childhood and tell our children or grandchildren.
I AM very, very interested in ancient history, I love it.
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TPP is "ancient history." President Trump's first executive action was to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) last month, generating a mixed reaction from trade and supply chain analysts.

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