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Until this point Austria and Switzerland had been the traditional and more popular destinations for winter sports, but by the end of the 20th century and into the early 21st century, France, Italy and the Tyrol began so see increases in winter visitors.
Until the early 20th century, unsure of the site of Palaepharsalos, scholars followed Arrian ( 2. 75 ) and located the battle south of the Enipeus or close to Pharsalos ( today's Pharsala ).
Until the 20th century, there was no technology capable of detecting the deviations from Euclidean geometry, but Einstein predicted that such deviations would exist.
Until the late 20th century Protestantism — especially of the Presbyterian variety — was a central value for most Scots, helping shape their identity and way of thinking.
Until the early 20th century it relied primarily on representational, religious and classical motifs, after which time more purely abstract and conceptual approaches gained favor.
Until the late 20th century, the history of science, especially of the physical and biological sciences, was seen as a narrative of true theories replacing false ones.
Until the early 20th century, formal writing and even much poetry and fiction was done in Literary Chinese, which was modelled on the classics of the Warring States period and Han Dynasty.
Until the early 20th century, these tribes had little contact with the Nama, Damara, and Herero, who settled around the central part of the country vying for control of sparse pastureland.
Until the early 20th century, scientists assumed that the majority of synaptic communication in the brain was electrical.
Until the early 20th century, it was hunted for its fur, but it is now protected throughout its range.
Until the 20th century the relationship between the Prime Minister vis-a-vis the Sovereign, Parliament and Cabinet was defined entirely by these unwritten conventions of the constitution.
Until the middle of the 20th century the paint used for the outer coating could contain high concentrations of lead and this could be ingested when the pencil was sucked or chewed.
Until the early 20th century rifles tended to be very long ; an 1890 Martini-Henry was almost 2 m ( 6 ft ) in length with a fixed bayonet.
Until the late 19th or early 20th century, those who pursued science were called " natural philosophers " or " men of science ".
Until the beginning of the 20th century, time was believed to be independent of motion, progressing at a fixed rate in all reference frames ; however, later experiments revealed that time slows at higher speeds of the reference frame relative to another reference frame.
Until the 20th century, people in the region used two types of distinction to identify themselves: way of life-either nomadic or sedentary-and place of residence.
Until the 20th century, wolf attacks on humans were an occasional, but widespread feature of life in Europe.
Until the early 20th century, the chief ancient buildings at Sparta were the theatre, of which, however, little showed above ground except portions of the retaining walls ; the so-called Tomb of Leonidas, a quadrangular building, perhaps a temple, constructed of immense blocks of stone and containing two chambers ; the foundation of an ancient bridge over the Eurotas ; the ruins of a circular structure ; some remains of late Roman fortifications ; several brick buildings and mosaic pavements.
Until the late 20th century bentonite clay was widely used as a mold binder in the manufacture of sand castings.
Until the coming of the 20th century, later logicians followed Aristotelian logic, which includes or assumes the law of the excluded middle.
Until the early 20th century, laudanum was sold without a prescription and was a constituent of many patent medicines.
Until the early 20th century, Greeks were uniformly distributed between the Greek peninsula, the western coast of Asia Minor, Pontus, Egypt, Cyprus and Constantinople ; many of these regions coincided to a large extent with the borders of the Byzantine Empire of the late 11th century and the Eastern Mediterranean areas of the ancient Greek colonization.
Until and century
Until the 17th century, art referred to any skill or mastery and was not differentiated from crafts or sciences, but in modern usage the fine arts, where aesthetic considerations are paramount, are distinguished from acquired skills in general, and the decorative or applied arts.
Until the late 19th century, the axiom of choice was often used implicitly, although it had not yet been formally stated.
Until the mid-20th century, anchors for smaller vessels were either scaled-down versions of admiralty anchors, or simple grapnels.
Until the mid 19th century most boats were of all natural materials ; primarily wood although reed, bark and animal skins were also used.
Until the 19th century the majority of battles were of short duration, many lasting a part of a day.
Until the mid-nineteenth century, commercial banks in Britain were able to issue their own banknotes, and notes issued by provincial banking companies were commonly in circulation.
Until the mid-19th century, the Museum's collections were relatively circumscribed but, in 1851, with the appointment to the staff of Augustus Wollaston Franks to curate the collections, the Museum began for the first time to collect British and European medieval antiquities, prehistory, branching out into Asia and diversifying its holdings of ethnography.
Until the end of the 19th century, it seems to have been generally assumed that the general meeting ( of all shareholders ) was the supreme organ of the company, and the board of directors was merely an agent of the company subject to the control of the shareholders in general meeting.
Until the 1911 reform, the psalms were arranged according to a disposition dating from the 8th century, as follows: Psalms i .– cviii., with some omissions, were recited at Matins, twelve each day from Monday to Saturday, and eighteen on Sunday.
Until the mid-19th century the Banda Islands were the world's only source of the spices nutmeg and mace, produced from the nutmeg tree.
Until the early seventeenth century the Bandas were ruled by a group of leading citizens, the orang kaya ( literally ' rich men '), each of these was a head of district.
Until the mid-19th century, when the river was tamed by dams, levees, and other controls, the Nile in the vicinity of Cairo was highly susceptible to changes in course and surface level.
Until the 16th century, no European had ever heard of the popular drink from the Central and South American peoples.
Until the 21st century most used cathode ray tubes but they have largely been superseded by LCD monitors.
Until the 19th century, the most common theory among scientists was still the concept of scala naturae, proposed by Aristotle.
Until 2009, when the new constitution came into force and created the Legislative Assembly, the legislature of the islands was the Legislative Council, which had existed since the 19th century.
Until the 6th century AD, the region of today's Franconia was probably dominated by Alamanni and Thuringians.
Until the mid-19th century, projectiles and propellant ( black powder ) were generally separate components used in a muzzle-loading firearm such as a rifle, pistol, or cannon.