Still, the tradition of a hero with a younger, or everyman, acolyte stretches back to antiquity.
Caution: if you're a British king of antiquity lying in an unmarked grave, your bones are likely to soon be disturbed.
It was the highest price ever paid at auction for a Chinese antiquity.
The danger of the 300 series is that it denies the same dimensionality to Greek antiquity.
As a center of Christian antiquity, Mosul is considered by many Middle Eastern Christians to be one of their holiest cities.
The Phnicians, like all the other peoples of antiquity, believed matter eternal.
Even in antiquity the wiseacres took our royal buffoon too seriously.
Philosophic heads must occupy themselves one day with the collective account of antiquity and make up its balance-sheet.
Their precise age and antiquity have been disputed with some acrimony.
And antiquity is cultivated with care and considerable success at the Seven Stars, as a business asset.
late 14c., "olden times," from Old French antiquitet (11c.; Modern French antiquité) "olden times; great age; old age," from Latin antiquitatem (nominative antiquitas) "ancient times, antiquity, venerableness," noun of quality from antiquus (see antique (adj.)). Specific reference to ancient Greece and Rome is from mid-15c.; meaning "quality of being old" is from about the same time. Antiquities "relics of ancient days" is from 1510s.