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Another term for this region is Orient, which derives etymologically from the Latin
word oriens, meaning "sunrise" and, derivatively, "east." The term at first denoted
only the area east of Greece and Rome as contrasted with occidens, meaning ...
In Italy, although basilicas of the classical type continued to be built, they
assimilated Eastern influences. North Africa was particularly conservative and
modified the basilica plan only by multiplying the number of side aisles (Damous-
Francois started to pursue them toward Neidenburg, in the rear of the Russian
centre; made a momentary diversion southward, to check a Russian
counterattack from Sol- dau (Dzialdowo); then resumed his pursuit to the east;
and by nightfall ...
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