What does ancient history mean?

ancient history meaning in General Dictionary

a history of ancient globe

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  • understanding of some present reality or occasion that is therefore generally known so it has actually lost its original pertinence

Sentence Examples with the word ancient history

Having studied at Marburg and Jena, he for some time lived at Leipzig as a private tutor; but in 1802 he was appointed professor at Marburg, and two years later professor of philology and ancient history at Heidelberg.

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