(shēk or shāk)
n.1.See Sheik.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Sultan lost no time in declaring the object of his visit, and leading the chief of the dervishes aside, he said to him, "Noble scheik, you have guessed perhaps what I have come to ask you?"
Lorsqu'un marabout devient un savant connu, generalement dans le monde theologique et / ou litteraire / scientifique, celui-ci peut fonder une branche de la confrerie, recevant le titre de << scheik >>.
Immediatement apres cette categorie, ce sont les << scheiks >> locaux qui suivent, les individus qui se trouvent dans un stade socioreligieux intermediaire, choisis par les leaders religieux pour leur haut niveau de connaissances, les qualites morales et le niveau de soumission face a la confrerie.
Segundo Anschuetz, Wilshusen e Scheik (2001), a Arqueologia da Paisagem passa cada vez mais a considerar paisagens historicamente documentadas de forma mais holistica, incluindo a mudanca na organizacao do assentamento, a demografia e as relacoes sociopoliticas.
Roesner, A.; Scheik, S.; Olowinsky, A.; Gillner, A.
Scheik 2001 An archaeology of landscapes: perspectives and directions.
The arrival of Leon van Scheik as professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) reinforced the tendency, which is not confined to the profession, but infects the whole of society and its attitude to architecture.
William Scheik's article concentrates on Schopenhauer's aesthetic influence.
At best, as William Scheik has shown in his study of the half-blood as cultural symbol in nineteenth-century America, half-blood status might have elicited ambivalence from a society characterized by "unreceptiveness to the assimilation of alien individuals."(11) Anglo-Americans traditionally have held particularly intolerant opinions of people with half-French and half-Native heritage, and have expressed these views with venom over the years.(12) Northwestern Montana, the setting of Cogewea, the Half-Blood, was the site of uneasy contact between half-bloods and whites near the time of Mourning Dove's birth in 1885.
Scheik's "An Intrinsic Luminosity: Poe's Use of Platonic and Newtonian Optics," registers almost no awareness that by the time that Poe came to artistic maturity, it was not Plato that was challenging Newton, but Goethe in the area of color perception and Huygens' successor Fresnel in the wave-particle debate.