Definition of through the ages in English:

through the ages


  • Throughout history.

    ‘the influence of Greek culture through the ages’
    • ‘It is a film that tackles the big questions that have preoccupied all the great philosophers and thinkers down through the ages.’
    • ‘This was more than just a ritual… it was a sign of respect, an old tradition that had been passed down through the ages.’
    • ‘His strong Christian beliefs were at the heart of his life, guiding and directing him on his journey through the ages.’
    • ‘That is the tragically horrifying history of religion through the ages.’
    • ‘And that is where regulars and the drinking public at large will assemble tomorrow for a day of drinking, music and pub games through the ages.’
    • ‘This is a rule that has being passed down through the ages.’
    • ‘This is a delightful festive show, divided into old-time music hall and a selection of Christmas songs and literary works through the ages.’
    • ‘So, if art has to survive through the ages, it must be free, flexible and able to adapt itself to changing tastes.’
    • ‘These images and signs not only represent man's creativity through the ages but also may help in writing new chapters of history.’
    • ‘The founders observed that tyrannical rule and material scarcity had by and large been the fate of man through the ages.’
    • ‘Other items include a 1966 World Cup programme, football boots through the ages, medals and trophies.’
    • ‘So if you feel like dropping in and going back in time through the ages of military history, or just a day out with the family, a great day is guaranteed.’
    • ‘Meanwhile visitors to the museum can go on a historic tour of food and drink through the ages, during this week's Festival of Food and Drink.’
    • ‘Jackie Leviston and Alison Gracey of the Lancashire Witch project will give a talk on the history of witch craft through the ages.’
    • ‘Music has existed through the ages and is indeed one the oldest languages of the world, spoken all over in different dialects.’
    • ‘Of particular interest were the rooms dating from 1600 to present day and the large display of china through the ages.’
    • ‘The book charts the history of the town through the ages and is illustrated with many pictures showing how it has changed over the years.’
    • ‘It's a classic, the sort of conspiracy theory which has fooled gullible people through the ages.’
    • ‘I see the belief in the power of love as being a continuity through the ages.’
    • ‘Human beings are the same through the ages, and having studied ancient music, I can vouch for that.’
    • ‘But like every development through the ages, chat-rooms have brought unwanted problems.’
    • ‘As I picked my way through the grounds, I remembered two warnings that have been passed down to me through the ages.’
    • ‘Being great intellectuals, they pretend instead that their yuppie entertainments are as worthy as any art through the ages.’
    • ‘The two-hour show tells the story of Irish dance through the ages with live musicians, singers and dancers.’