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  • This extraterrestrial debate actually goes back in recorded fashion to the fourth-century B.C. Greeks.

    First Contact

  • For Mencius, a fourth-century B.C. philosopher and the most famous student of Confucius, a kingdom would be able to defend itself from outside attack if the king runs a government benevolent to the people, sparing of punishments and fines, reducing taxes and levies. . .

    Don't Discount Chinese Liberalism

  • Like most Romans, he appreciated the superiority of ancient Greek culture, which provided the essential education for all ambitious men—and some women, like Hypatia, the fourth-century philosopher and mathematician.

    The Glories of Byzantium

  • Recently I bought a Greek fourth-century life-size marble lion.

    60 Seconds With: Designer Stephen Sills

  • The Council also selected "For the Life of This Planet" by Grace Nichols, "Riddle" by Gerard Benson, a fourth-century translation of "Loving the Rituals" by Palladas, and a Seamus Heaney translation of lines written by Colmcille, a sixth-century Irish saint.

    John Lundberg: New York's Subway Replaces Poetry With More Ads

  • This is just what we would expect from a fourth-century re-writer of history.

    Charles E. Hill: The Conspiracy Theory Of The Gospels

  • As Platonis Sallustius, a fourth-century philosopher and author of On the Gods and the World observed, “Prayer without sacrifice is just words.”

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Chiu says, standing with pride by the show's masterpiece, the fourth-century "Vision of a Buddha's Paradise," of a preaching Buddha on a lotus.

    Diplomatic Deliverance

  • Set high along the right wall, a fourth-century stucco head looks down, hair piled in a topknot indicating buddhahood, while at the back of the room a frieze from the late second to third century shows the Buddha teaching.

    At the Intersection of Opposites

  • The others included entire speeches of the Athenian orator Hyperides, a fourth-century B.C. contemporary of Demosthenes, as well as a detailed commentary, author unknown, on Aristotle's "Categories," a fundamental text of Western philosophy.

    Reading Beneath the Lines


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