Terminus ad quem

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TERMINUS AD QUEM. The point of termination of a private way is so called.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This is why Hall warns against too quickly embracing the Romantic vision, for the romantics ignore the fact that while "the creative imagination is the Chaos terminus a quo," the world (that is, the existing things or events we encounter) "is the [Chaos] terminus ad quem, the polar character of which," Hall insists, "sets the permeable bounds to meaning and existence" (Hall 1982a, 193).
1933 was chosen by Derek Brewer as the terminus ad quem for his two-volume anthology Chaucer: The Critical Heritage because it marked the beginning of the 'Chaucer industry' (ii.
Polman's L'Element historique dans la controverse religieuse du XVIe siecle -- even though that work is not cited, and even though the terminus ad quem rules out any consideration of the Magdeburg Centuriators.
In the process of describing the rise of the Qajar dynasty out of its tribal matrix, Amanat sheds much light on a period beginning with the demise of the great Safavid dynasty and empire (frequently dated at 1722) and, because of a truly revelatory epilogue that takes the reader up to the present, with no terminus ad quem, although the official stopping date is 1871 which the author holds represents the end of the first phase of Nasir ad-Din's reign.
No less restrictive than the terminus ad quem is the terminus ante quem but this was commendably rejected by several contributors, in particular by Peter Demetz in his paper on Siegfried Kapper, Catherine Servant in her examination of the Czech-Jewish Kalendar, Francoise Mayer in her review of the question of Jewish identity as discussed in Rozvoj, and Helena Krejcova in her paper concerning the efforts of the early advocates of the Czech-Jewish assimilation.
The date of her affair with Pembroke is not certain, but the emotional relationship at least provided material for sonnets by 1613; Wroth himself, described by Jonson in Conversations as 'a jealous husband',(11) died in 1614, which gives a terminus ad quem for the poem to him.
McGrady also makes a strong case for the unfinished first act of the Comedia de Calisto y Melibea as a source for Lope Garcia de Salazar's Bienandanzas e fortunas, thus providing a firm terminus ad quem of 1476 (when Garcia de Salazar died) for the first version of Act 1.
1992 is the terminus ad quem, although some 1993 imprints are included if they supplement earlier listed works.
Though Russian musicians of the 1880s knew well Liszt's Second Concerto, Rimsky's concerto was what probably prompted a spate of one-movement works (both concertos and concert pieces) such as Arensky's Ryabinin fantasia and Tchaikovsky's third and Lyapunov's first concertos, and also the latter's Second Concerto (and Violin Concerto) and Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes: it is a pity that 1899 was set so rigidly as the terminus ad quem of this volume, since these pieces, composed after the cut-off date, could most profitably have been investigated here, just as Rakhmaninov's First Concerto would have been better held over to Vol.
Since the latter sound change can be shown to have begun in the South and the Midlands by the middle of the eighth century and in Northumbria by the middle of the nineth century, the terminus ad quem for Beowulf is ca.
As the terminus ad quem, Getting to Be Mark Twain establishes a new level of insight into the emotional and literary dynamics during the composition of Roughing It.