Complex

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Barbarian - Etymology - Semantics
... He summarizes, "the word barbarian embodies a complex European cultural construct, a generic pejorative term for a 'powerful foreigner with uncouth, uncivilized, nonurban culture who was ... for "foreigner", no matter how pejorative, which includes the complex of the notions 'inability to speak Chinese', 'militarily skilled', 'fierce/cruel to enemies', and 'non-Chinese in culture'." However, the ...
Eye
... In higher organisms the eye is a complex optical system which collects light from the surrounding environment, regulates its intensity through a diaphragm, focuses it through an adjustable assembly ... different forms, and 96% of animal species possess a complex optical system ... From more complex eyes, retinal photosensitive ganglion cells send signals along the retinohypothalamic tract to the suprachiasmatic nuclei to effect circadian adjustment ...
Calabasas, California - Civic Center
... the City completed construction of a Gold LEED certified Civic Center and Library complex ... at 100 Civic Center Way, the two building complex is the first municipal-owned and constructed 'green' civic center structure in the state of California ... It is estimated that the complex cost approximately $45,000,000 to complete ...
Karnak
... Luxor Governorate Time zone EST (UTC+2) The Karnak Temple Complex—usually called Karnak ( /kɑːr.næk/)—comprises a vast mix of decayed temples ... Building at the complex began in the reign of Sesostris I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, although most of the extant buildings date from the New ... The Karnak complex gives its name to the nearby, and partly surrounded, modern village of el-Karnak, some 2.5 km north of Luxor ...
Pre-Columbian Era - History - North America - Middle Archaic Period
... Mississippi Valley at the Monte Sano site were building complex earthwork mounds to express their religious ceremonies and cosmology ... Watson Brake, a large complex of eleven platform mounds, was constructed beginning in 3400 BCE and added to over 500 years ... This has changed earlier assumptions that complex construction arose only after societies had adopted agriculture, become sedentary, often developed stratified ...

Famous quotes containing the word complex:

    Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
    Michel Foucault (1926–1984)

    Instead of seeing society as a collection of clearly defined “interest groups,” society must be reconceptualized as a complex network of groups of interacting individuals whose membership and communication patterns are seldom confined to one such group alone.
    Diana Crane (b. 1933)

    We must open our eyes and see that modern civilization has become so complex and the lives of civilized men so interwoven with the lives of other men in other countries as to make it impossible to be in this world and out of it.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)