Origin of antiquity
OTHER WORDS FROM antiquitypre·an·tiq·ui·ty, noun, plural pre·an·tiq·ui·ties.sub·an·tiq·ui·ty, noun, plural sub·an·tiq·ui·ties.
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How to use antiquity in a sentence
For one thing, in the Olympics of antiquity, athletes competed nude.
Uranus is typically described as the first planet discovered since antiquity, but it’s more accurate to say it was the first planet to be discovered, period.The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Corey S. Powell|July 7, 2021|Nautilus
Because of its lineage dating to antiquity, the Byzantine Empire provides a unique lens on how racial tropes persisted across millennia and how they were transmitted and reconceived under Christian rule.Anti-Blackness and transphobia are older than we thought|Roland Betancourt|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
In “Purity,” Munson played multiple roles, appearing as both an artist’s model and as mythic figures from antiquity captured on canvas and in stone.Remembering the most scandalous film ever (not) shown in Washington|John Kelly|January 10, 2021|Washington Post
The site has been holy since antiquity, perhaps explaining why Notre Dame feels spiritual, even for nonbelievers.Watching the flames burn Notre Dame, the spiritual heart of France|Elaine Sciolino|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
“The origin of Brokpas is lost in antiquity,” a research article from the University of Delhi notes.
I just think the cold is blissful”—a pause for an inside-joke smile—“in my antiquity.
Still, the tradition of a hero with a younger, or everyman, acolyte stretches back to antiquity.Holy Homophobia, Batman! A Queer Reading of the Dark Knight|Rich Goldstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a center of Christian antiquity, Mosul is considered by many Middle Eastern Christians to be one of their holiest cities.ISIS Robs Christians Fleeing Its Edict in Mosul: Convert, Leave, or Die|Andrew Slater|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year, as I began to conceive a novel, set in shadowy Istanbul, about the sale of a gray market antiquity worth millions.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was professor of oriental languages; his dissertations on various subjects of criticism and antiquity were highly esteemed.
He was deeply versed in Saxon literature and published a work on the antiquity of the English church.
Sutton Coldfield, on the road to Lichfield, is celebrated even more for its park than its antiquity.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
But it was not only among the peasantry that this belief in the extreme antiquity of tobacco pipes existed.
Those illustrious heroes of antiquity became the companions of her solitude and of her hourly thoughts.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott