So we may read 'between the lines' ancient history and philosophy into modern, and modern into ancient.
It is not ancient history yet, and therein lies its great value to us.
That was a day in my life truly, but it was ancient history when my story begins.
No such cast remains of any other personage in ancient history.
All this is ancient history which after all has long concerned only you.
"It's ancient history," said another, guessing that it referred to a former war.
What revelations as to the ancient history of Mexico might be contained in this cave!
After his death his accusers were despised, as you will read in ancient history some day.
But what has this ancient history to do with us in the twentieth century?
The ancient history of that part of America, too, is written in that language.