However, even without this concrete date ad quem
, the OT Peshitta had been viewed as one of the oldest pieces of Syriac literature; see A.
Sheila Delany notes that Bokenham's achievement goes beyond merely translating his major source, the Legenda Aurea of Jacob of Voragine, into English: "Everywhere Bokenham reworks the material, reshaping it according to his own vision." The colophon of the single extant manuscript indicates 1447 as the terminus ad quem
of the work, and suggests its limited circulation (the sole manuscript having been created by someone within Bokenham's circle) and its assumed relevance to the religious lives of nuns.
All three texts remained unpublished until 1623; so their only rational terminus ad quem
is Shakespeare's own, in 1616.
The year 1543 is, in fact, this author's terminus ad quem
, and it is certainly important both for physics and astronomy.
But the presence of Hardy as a terminus ad quem
of the argument does not permit Dr Wallace to stray beyond the turnpike to the M4 where traffic glides with even more ceaseless intercourse than it did for Wordsworth's already despairing Wanderer.
The terminus ad quem
must in any case be 8 November 1620, the date of the Battle of the White Mountain and expulsion of the Winter King, as Frederick was thenceforth to be known; for after that date the Bohemians had no further successes, the country being overrun by the Imperial forces and the protestant rebellion ruthlessly suppressed.
The purpose of this note is to present the sources of those three observations by Bacon's Joabin, thereby suggesting the terminus a quo and the terminus ad quem
for the composition of New Atlantis.
Too often this ready moralism is brought in, like the appeals to popular rather than analytic criteria, as a terminus ad quem
: the exposure of actresses' bodies |was clearly intended to provide a sexual thrill for spectators' (43), while Elizabeth Barry, like Bette Davis, |inspired a stream of female roles of a particular kind ...
We should at this stage take in a deep breath and exhale slowly whilst we await the terminus ad quem
in the various election tribunals.
It becomes the terminus ad quem
of public policy and, for many, the end which justifies all means.
From this pre-Socratic perspective, every ad quem
is only apparent, as is any value given to the objects of the exterior world: all of these objects fundamentally depend on their participation in a transcendental reality.