Citations:Homo sapiens

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Translingual citations of Homo sapiens, H. sapiens, and Homines sapientes

Proper noun: taxonomic name for the modern humans, as a group[edit]

Noun: a member of Homo sapiens[edit]

English citations

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  • 1892, Yale University, The Yale Review, page 142:
    She ridicules the caution that would introduce backward people slowly to new ideas and goods, lest the old ways be disrupted: she would have us offer freely all we have, and with the blithe unconsciousness of the G.I., paying people the compliment of regarding them as Homines sapientes.
  • 1962, Carleton Stevens Coon, The Origin of Races, page 600:
    They were as good as the recent work of Bushmen, and this circumstantial evidence suggests that the men who made these tools were Homines sapientes.
  • 2003, Julian Lowell Coolidge, A History of Geometrical Methods, page 1:
    Whatever be our definition of the Homo sapiens, he must be accorded some geometrical ideas; in fact, there would have been geometry if there had been no Homines sapientes at all.
  • 2004, Marvin L. Lubenow, Bones of Contention: A Creationist Assessment of Human Fossils →ISBN:
    However, all modern humans evolved from that African Eve who was already a Homo sapiens, thus minimizing all racial distinctions and avoiding racism.
  • 2012, Eudald Carbonell i Roura, High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior →ISBN:
    Some of them suggested that the remains from Feldhofer Cave actually corresponded to a Homo sapiens affected by a serious pathology.

German citations

  • 1959, Gerhard Heberer, Die Evolution Der Organismen, page 1038:
    Hier werden entscheidende morphologische Tatbestände übersehen: Wadjak ist eindeutig ein Homo sapiens.
  • 2011, Silke Meyer, Armin Owzar, Disziplinen der Anthropologie, page 31:
    Der Ursprung der Schläfenmuskulatur tritt deutlich hervor und liegt viel näher am Scheitel als dies für einen Homo sapiens zutrifft. Dies bedeutet einerseits, dass die Kaumuskulatur sehr kräftig war und andererseits,

Portuguese citations

  • 1950, Grande enciclopédia portuguesa e brasileira: ilustrada com cêrca de 15.000 gravuras e 400 estampas a côres, volume XXIV (in Portuguese), Editorial Enciclopédia, page 189:
    A espécie Homo sapiens é, na classificação referida, subdividida em três subespécies: Homines sapientes albi, H. s. leiotrichi e H. s. afri, ou sejam, brancos, amarelos (leiotrichi = cabelos lisos) e negros.
  • 2004, Arthur Ramos, A mestiçagem no Brasil (in Portuguese), UFAL, →ISBN, page 17:
    Egon von Eickstedt divide os Homines sapientes americani (Amerikanide) em duas séries: os Homines sapientes americani culprei de Gmeli (Nordindianide) e os Homines sapientes americani mesembrini (Südindianide). Dos primeiros, os Nordindianide, contam-se quatro variedades: Homo sapiens pacificus Eickstetdt[sic] (Pazifide), H. s. centralis Eicksted[sic] (Zentralide), H. s. colombicus Bory (Silvide) e H. s. marginalis Eickstedt (Margide). Os segundos, os Südindianide, subdividem-se em cinco variedades: Homo sapiens andinus Giuffrida-Ruggieri (Andide), H. s. patagonus Bory (Patagonide), H. s. brasilianus Eickstetd[sic] (Brasilide), H. s. Lagoanus Eickstedt (Lagide), H. s. Lago-maritimus Eickstedtd[sic] (Fuegide). Os esquimós formam um grupo à parte, uma variedade dos Homines sapientes asiatici arctici; é o H. sapieens.[sic] groenlandus de Fabricius (Eskimide).

Spanish citations

  • 1997, Georges Duby, Los ideales del Mediterráneo: Historia, filosofía y literatura en la cultura europea (in Spanish), Icaria Editorial, →ISBN, page 43:
    En el África del norte se pasa de un Homo habilis a un Homo erectus y a un Homo sapiens: la secuencia de los fósiles es muy bella, muy continua.
  • 2001, Mariú Suárez, Mas Alla Del Homo Sapiens - Volumen II (in Spanish), Trafford Publishing, →ISBN, page 576:
    Desgraciadamente, sería aplicado a su sociedad por un Homo Sapiens[sic] que no había alcanzado un más elevado nivel de consciencia, por lo tanto de humanismo.