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Example Sentences for "ancient"

He did his doctoral thesis on the marriage customs of slaves living in ancient RomeThey found the ruins of an ancient civilization while digging for oil.

He did his doctoral thesis on the marriage customs of slaves living in ancient Rome.

My grandmother is ancient, almost 100 years old.

The origins of the custom are unknown, lost somewhere in ancient history.

The native people have lived here since ancient times.

It is believed that Stonehenge held some kind of great religious importance to the ancient beliefs of the Druids.

Anthropologists have found the ruins of an ancient civilization under the city.

Graffiti discovered from ancient Rome described a gladiator as the heartthrob of all the girls.

Half of the 88 constellations known to astronomers were named in ancient times.

In the year 43 A.D., Ovid said, Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.

In ancient Greece, women counted their age from the date on which they were married, not from the day they were born.

The roots of the English language can be traced back to an ancient language spoken by tribes living in Asia and Europe.

Yoga is an ancient health practice that focuses on the mind-body connection.

Ancient man attempted to change the weather by using magic.

Ancient Koreans believed a mountain to be a meeting place between heaven and earth.

The ancient mountaintop temple of Machu Picchu was built by an Incan king.

Ancient Iraq was called Mesopotamia, or land between the rivers.

The ancient city of Byzantium was the seat of government and the center of a flourishing culture blending Oriental and Hellenistic elements.

The Bible states that with the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Discussion question: We have nothing to learn from ancient civilizations. True or false?

Find someone who is interested in ancient history.


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