- adj.古代的，以往的; 古老的，过时的; 年老的; 老式的;
- 副词: anciently;
The journey ends in the ancient city of Marrakesh.
The direct ancestor of the modern cat was the Kaffir cat of ancient Egypt.
There are some areas of wetland which are of ancient origin.
The ancient civilizations of Central and Latin America were founded upon corn.
Farmers are grubbing up ancient varieties of crops.
Mr Dawe was the ancient, formally trained head gardener.
My grandparents are rather ancient.
That ancient temple looked well cared for.
According to ancient legend, the river is a goddess.
The ancient people who was successful, not only had exceptional talent but also had unflinching will.
Climbing plants had grown over the walls, giving the building an appearance much more ancient than it was.
This stone axe is a relic of ancient times.
Ancient Greece was a fountain of wisdom and philosophy.
Mr. Smith steeps himself in ancient history.
Xi'an is an ancient city full of treasures and saintly relics.
The ancient city of Rome fell under the iron hooves of the barbarians.
The ancient Egyptian civilization is one of the oldest in the world.
The ancient vase was painted with pastoral scenes.
The ancient painting was purchased for 50,000 francs in 1989.
Confucius is considered the greatest of the ancient Chinese sages.
Some ancient towns have walls round them.
The ancient pagoda is still there, but not in its integrity.
Mary does her hair after the ancient Greek fashion.
Many conquered nations had to pay tribute to the rulers of ancient Rome.
These magnificent ancient buildings demonstrate the great intelligence of the labouring people.
The Dunhuang frescoes are gems of ancient Chinese art.
However, I found a valuable ancient coin instead.
In ancient mythology there was no impassable gulf separating the divine from the human beings.
The painted murals in the Dunhuang Grottoes along the ancient Silk Road in China form the world's longest painted corridor , with a total of 45,000 square metres of painted murals.
There's an ancient legend that as long as these eggs are made, evil will not prevail in the world, says Joan Brander, a Canadian egg-painter who has been painting eggs for over 60 years, having learned the art from her Ukrainian relatives.
One ancient form of egg art comes to us from Ukraine.
This was the highest and most desirable form of pleasure and happiness for the ancient Epicureans, Soupios says.
The wise teachings of ancient Greek thinkers are timeless, and are applicable to contemporary life.
The wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers is timeless, says Soupios.
The nice thing about ancient philosophy as offered by the Greeks is that they tended to see life clear and whole, in a way that we tend not to see life today.
Soupios say following the 10 Golden Rules based on ancient wisdom can guide us to the path of the good life where we stop living as onlookers and become engaged and happier human beings.
Is it possible to enjoy a peaceful life in a world that is increasingly challenged by threats and uncertainties from wars, terrorism, economic crises and a widespread outbreak of infectious diseases? The answer is yes, according to a new book The 10 Golden Rules: Ancient Wisdom from the Greek Philosophers on Living a Good Life.
Instead, Soupios says, ancient wisdom urges us to do good.
I think that things have become very gloomy these days, lots of misunderstanding, misleading cues, a lot of what the ancients would have called sophistry ( ' , 诡 辩 ).
But unlike the modern definition of Epicureanism as a life of indulgence ( ' , 放纵 ) and luxury, for the ancient Greeks, it meant finding a state of calm, peace and mental ease.
Ancient philosophers saw life in a different light from people of today.
According to an ancient Greek philosopher, it is impossible for us to understand every aspect of our life.
In ancient China, they were used to carry ropes across rivers.
These days, children are robbed of these ancient freedoms, due to problems like crime, traffic, the loss of the open spaces and odd new perceptions about what is best for children, that is to say, things that can be bought, rather than things that can be found.
Within Italy, the great focus was Rome, whose ancient ruins and more recent achievements were shown to every Grand Tourist.
Panini's Ancient Rome and Modern Rome represent the sights most prized, including celebrated Greco-Roman statues and views of famous ruins, fountains, and churches.
It made an ancient dream come true.
They help people understand ancient wisdom.
This attitude would have surprised the ancient Greeks,who believed humor to be essentially aggressive.
What did ancient Greeks think of humor
It is shaped like an ancient Spanish boat.
But look at it, it's awful, the paint has peeled off and carpet is worn and the stove is ancient.
It is a language that has its origin in ancient Polish.
Athens, the Athens of ancient Greece, refused responsibility; she reached the end of freedom and was never to have it again.
2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
If you studied pictures that ancient people left on rock walls and you tried to determine their meaning, you would not detect a deep interest in romance among the artists.
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In ancient Egypt, a shopkeeper discovered that he could attract customers to his shop simply by making changes to its environment.
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Life for ancient people seemed to center on hunting and gathering wild foods for meals.
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Like ancient sailors, birds can find their way using the sun and the stars.
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No one is sure how the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids near Cairo.
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The books are in every language — new books, ancient books, even a book on the history of iraq that is seven hundred years old.
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Perry incorrectly suggested, on the basis of inadequate information, that farming, pottery making, and metallurgy all originated in ancient Egypt and diffused throughout the world.
In one case, many researchers working around the ancient Maya city of Copan, Honduras, have located hundreds of small rural villages and individual dwellings by using aerial photographs and by making surveys on foot.
He was searching for tiny engraved seals attributed to the ancient Mycenaean culture that dominated Greece from the 1400s to 1200s BC.
Aerial surveys locate general areas of interest or larger buried features, such as ancient buildings or fields.
"The ancient Hawaiians were astronomers," wrote Queen Liliuokalani, Hawaii's last reigning monarch, in 1897.
1. belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire;
"ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"
2. very old;
"an ancient mariner"
ancientry 古风, 古代, 古旧
ancient[adj.古代的,古老的,古式的]+ry状态,性质→n.古风, 古代, 古旧
the Ancient of Days
a biblical title for God
the people of ancient times, especially the Greeks and Romans of classical antiquity
ancient, old, antique