Numenius


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Noun1.Numenius - curlewsNumenius - curlews        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
curlew - large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill
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As a result, not only are minor figures who merited little more than passing mention in Armstrong's volume given an entire chapter (for instance the chapters devoted to Numenius and Damascius), but so are figures who were before not treated directly at all.
It is presumed that the views of Numenius affected the development of New Platonism in the 3rd century AD, the main representative of which is Platinus.
Plutarch, Atticus, and Numenius seem to have posited preexistent matter and disordered soul which the demiurge orders into the sensible universe.
But in the past 15 years the numenius arquata has fast been becoming a rara avis.
A northward contraction in the breeding range during the 20th century was recorded for dunlin Calidris alpina, Eurasian golden plover, dotterel Charadrius morinellus, whimbrel Numenius phaeopus, turnstone Arenania interpres and jack snipe Lymnocryptes minimus (Kurlavicius 2006).
To adduce one more example of the possible Jewish 'stock' of infinity, we could point to Numenius, the Neo-Pythagorean from the 2nd century A.
Numenius of Apamaea, maintained that a universal philosophy was found in the teaching of Pythagoras.
After all, the time of Longus was also that of Clement, Origen, Numenius, and pagan and Christian Platonic allegorical interpretation of myths or of Scripture.
offers a careful presentation of relevant middle Platonic sources (Alcinous, Numenius, and Atticus) that then illumines her interpretation of Clementine texts.
Alexander Numenius Peri Schematon in seinem Verhaltnis zu Kaikilios, Tiberios und seinen spateren Benutzern.
And Parmenides did set downe Love as a first beginner; insomuch that in disputing in Plato, he leaveth us there an evident marke of the three Inbeeings or Persones as Plotine noteth; but we shall see it layd foorth more plainly hereafter by Numenius the Pythagorist.