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  • A jar ornamented with dragons is described as a second-century Chinese seismograph.

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  • But then why do the remains of history seem to indicate that, even amid considerable second-century diversity, there was a mainstream of Christian thought which held a stable, core set of theological beliefs (e.g., that God really did make the world and that Jesus really was both divine and human), as well as a core set of ethical norms?

    Charles E. Hill: The Conspiracy Theory Of The Gospels

  • Rome's Capitoline Museum has loaned out its second-century marble love goddess, the Capitoline Venus, for the first time since Napoleon carted the work off as a spoil of war in 1797 and later had to return it.

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  • Rome's Capitoline Museum has loaned out its second-century marble love goddess, the Capitoline Venus, for the first time since Napoleon carted the work off as a spoil of war in 1797 and later had to return it.

    Don't Miss: June 11-17

  • The original novel depicts the tumultuous warring period of second-century China and the political intrigue between the different factions.

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  • I developed a mild interest in Marcus Aurelius, the second-century Roman Emperor, when I discovered that of the various celebrities who share my birthday (26 April), he is by far the most ancient.

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  • The entity seemed to me, and to my friend, to be … [sighs] … to be this second-century Roman snake god called Glycon.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

  • But then why do the remains of history seem to indicate that, even amid considerable second-century diversity, there was a mainstream of Christian thought which held a stable, core set of theological beliefs (e.g., that God really did make the world and that Jesus really was both divine and human), as well as a core set of ethical norms?

    Charles E. Hill: The Conspiracy Theory Of The Gospels

  • They include a 1647 copy of Lucian of Samosata's second-century writings, a first edition of Thomas More's political polemic "Utopia" and maps of the imaginary lands created by the Brontë family as children.

    Back to the Future: From the Second Century to Ishiguro

  • The entity seemed to me, and to my friend, to be … [sighs] … to be this second-century Roman snake god called Glycon.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

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