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This was the Homo antecessor, the oldest known hominid species in Europe.
antecessor seems a good bet to have made the Happisburgh tools, the site has yet to yield evidence of controlled fire use, hunting or regular campsites--which would give clues to hominid behavior, Dennell says.
Ao contrario de seu antecessor, que cuidara de reunir os procuradores de ambos os partidos para promover a paz, Albuquerque ignorou por completo o fato de que grande parte dos paulistas que haviam sido espaventados pelos forasteiros permanecia ainda fora da regiao.
Or, selon l'etymologie du terme << ancetre >>, issu du latin << antecessor >>, qui provient lui-meme du verbe << antecedo >>, il signifie simplement << venir avant >> (<< ante >> = avant; << cedo >> = venir), autant dans un sens spatial (eclaireur) que temporel (predecesseur).
If the weight value is zero, the antecessor node has no influence over his predecessor node.
Practical science is the Aristotelian antecessor of social science.
antecessor (Wetmore, 1962) is from the Pflugerville Formation of Travis County, and another is from the Roxton Member of the Gober Chalk of Fannin County, both Campanian.
The scientists believe the footprints were most likely left by Home antecessor, an upright bipedal species also known as "Pioneer Man.
Francisco da Gama, conde da Vidigueira, na qual, lamentando sua propria sorte de historiador pouco estimado no seu tempo, diferentemente do seu antecessor Joao de Barros, diz: "consola-me que, pois a India padece tantos naufragios e tribulacoes, que e justo que o seu cronista corra com ela uma mesma fortuna".
antecessor was an evolutionary precursor of European Neandertals and modern humans.
1995) extended the age in the 'short chronology' to 750,000 years old, but nothing essential changed; these remains were classified as a primitive form of Homo heidelbergensis (later homo antecessor (Bermudez de Castro et al.
Diz o segundo capitulo do regimento que, uma vez aportado na Bahia, devia o governador apresentar a patente passada pelo rei, assim como a carta de heranca que desobrigava o antecessor de suas funcoes.