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(Ancestry), noun ancestral descent, birth, bloodline, derivation, descent, dynasty, extraction, family, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, heritage, kith and kin, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origo, parentage, parenthood, pedigree, race, stock, tribe
Foreign phrases: Origine propria neminem posse voluntate sua eximi manifestum est.It is evident that no one by his own will can renounce his own origin.

origin

(Source), noun beginning, birth, birthplace, cause, commencement, cradle, creation, dawn, derivation, fons, font, foundation, fountainhead, genesis, inception, nascency, nativity, onset, origo, principium, root, starting point, wellspring
Foreign phrases: Ex facto jus oritur.Law arises out of facts. Causa et origo est materia negotii. The cause and origin are the substance of the transaction.
See also: affiliation, ancestry, basis, beginning, birth, bloodline, cause, derivation, descent, determinant, embryo, family, foundation, genesis, ground, inception, lineage, nascency, nationality, onset, outset, parentage, paternity, progenitor, reason, source, start
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From the fourth century when Constantine adopted Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire, to the papal crisis of the medieval period, onward to Henry VIII's break with Rome and the consequent creation of the Church of England, up to the American Founding period, he surveys more than two thousand years of Western political development in order to recover the deep origins of the much cherished American principles of separation of church and state as well as freedom of conscience.
Moyn offers an interesting narrative, but is not convincing enough for this reviewer to dismiss the search for deep origins as quixotic.
He demands, "tell me of deep Origins / of eternal things

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