Sentence Examples with the word second half

From Gorinchem the New Merwede (constructed in the second half of the 19th century) extends between dykes through the marshes of the Biesbosch to the Hollandsch Diep. These great rivers render very important service as waterways.

To this enlarged city was applied, probably about the second half of the 6th century, the special designation To ceITV, which afterwards distinguished Athens from its port, the Peiraeus; the Acropolis was already 17 7roAts (Thucyd.

The mosque at Fatehpur-Sikri possesses in its great southern gateway, built by Akbar in the second half of the 16th century, the masterpiece of IndoSaracenci architecture.

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Linnaeus adopted Ray's conception of species, but he made species a practical reality by insisting that every species shall have a double Latin name - the first half to be the name of the genus common to several species, and the second half to be the specific name.

His works include: Die Gesetzgebung Mosis im Lande Moab (1854), in which the Deuteronomic law book is assigned to the second half of the reign of Manasseh; Der Lehrbegriff des Hebriterbriefs (1858-59, 2nd ed.

The work of reclamation was removed farther eastwards to Helenaveen in the second half of the 19th century.

In the second half of the 5th century the foremost representative of Latin studies in Gaul was Apollinaris Sidonius (fl.

First, however, it is necessary to describe briefly the origin and previous history of these romantic freebooters who during the second half of the 17th century were the determining factor of Polish and Muscovite politics.

In fact, many craft fraternities still survived in the second half of the r8th century, but their usefulness had disappeared.

But Kachich Mioshich found no immediate followers among the Servian literati of the second half of the 18th century.