Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Obsolete form of arch.
- n. See arch.
- n. Something, having some mode of real being, from the understanding of which facts of experience can be deduced. The word is Greek, and was used in all periods of Greek philosophy, even by the Ionic philosophers. Plato in the Phædrus (245 D) calls the soul an arche of motion, and declares that an arche is ingenerate; and in the Timæus (42 E) “the immortal arche of a mortal being” is said to be received from the Creator. Aristotle uses the word frequently and loosely, sometimes as a cognitive principle; at other times as a cause of any kind, an element, etc.
“Archaeology derives from the Greek word arche, which literally means the moment of arising.”
“There are two good Bridges to the town, one was a rebuilding, pretty large with Severall arches Called Hewet bridge – its often out of repaire by reason of the force of ye water that Swells after great raines, yet I see they made works of wood on purpose to breake the violence of ye Streame and ye Middle arche is very Large and high.”
“Rates can run from € 35 to € 60 a night B ä renstrasse 2; www.arche-stuttgart.de .”
“Note 173: Aristotle places the sensus communis in the arche of the heart, while Leonardo locates it in the central chamber of the brain.”
“While Aristotle and Alexander of Aphrodisias placed the soul in the arche of the heart, Hippocrates and Plato located the powers of perception and cognition in the brain.”
“I myself imagine, have lost one of the few people in the world who knew a thing or two about character of the type Rudolf Hans Bartsch must have been a specimen/arche.”
“He summed up the 2008 Presidential primaries as the search by the bases of the Democratic and Republican parties as the search for their arche-type, Robert Kennedy and Ronald Reagan respectively.”
“Due to pollution, there have been increasing reports (in Israel, at least) of menarche (seriously? men-arche?) in girls as young a 7 or 8 years old, along with other signs of physical maturity.”
“O gar arche men o me oide, teleute de kai ta metaxu ex ou me oide sumpeplektai, tis mechane ten toiauten omologian pote epistemen genesthai; Plato Republic.”
“It reads, in Greek, En arche en ho logos -- "In the beginning was the Word.”
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Discombobulating the illiterate since the middle of the last century.
The 49 so-far-named moons of Jupiter.
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