Definition of Eolithic age
1. Noun. The earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture.
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Stone Age
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Literary usage of Eolithic age
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1. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"The trimming is such as probably the most sceptical would not deny to be the work of man. In judging trimmed stones of eolithic age these facts, ..."
2. Folk-memory by Walter Johnson (1908)
"... and an eolithic age must be considered as not terminated, though the writer may say frankly that he accepts many of the implements put forward by Mr. ..."
3. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"First there is the so-called eolithic age (drawn of stone implements), then the Paleolithic Age (old stone implements), and finally an age in which the ..."
4. Ethnology: In Two Parts: I. Fundamental Ethnical Problems. II. The Primary by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN : PAL^eolithic age. Palaeolithic Man spread over the whole world—But in many places early and later Cultures run in parallel lines, ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The first identifiable stage of real culture is : The eolithic age.— This probably began (probably elsewhere also) in Kent. England, where loose flints lay ..."
6. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1905)
"... gravels cannot how denudation has distributed the more be admitted as evidence, except as showing ancient gravels of eolithic age. section (Fig. ..."
7. The Recent Origin of Man: As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science by James Cocke Southall (1875)
"THE ABSENCE OF THE PAL/eolithic age IN EGYPT. IF the modern theory of a Palaeolithic Age, dating back two or three hundred thousand years ago, is correct, ..."