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Karnak
... Country Egypt Governorate Luxor Governorate Time zone EST (UTC+2) The Karnak Temple Complex—usually called Karnak ( /kɑːr.næk/)—comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels ... 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 Kingdom ... The Karnak complex gives its name to the nearby, and partly surrounded, modern village of el-Karnak, some 2.5 km north of Luxor ...
Eye
... In higher organisms the eye is a complex optical system which collects light from the surrounding environment, regulates its intensity through a diaphragm ... power have come in ten fundamentally 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 ...
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 ... word 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 ...
Calabasas, California - Civic Center
... City completed construction of a Gold LEED certified Civic Center and Library complex ... Located 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 ...
Pre-Columbian Era - History - North America - Middle Archaic Period
... as 6500 BCE, people in the Lower Mississippi Valley at the Monte Sano site were building complex earthwork mounds to express their religious ceremonies and ... 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 hierarchy, and generally also developed ceramics ...

Famous quotes containing the word complex:

    What we do is as American as lynch mobs. America has always been a complex place.
    Jerry Garcia (1942–1995)

    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)

    Uneducated people are unfortunate in that they do grasp complex issues, educated people, on the other hand, often do not understand simplicity, which is a far greater misfortune.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)