The earliest possible date for something: she provides a terminus post quem of ad 367 for the mosaics
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- This yielded a terminus post quem for the deposition of other sherds belonging to that vessel.
- The above mentioned cases do cast a shadow of doubt about having a terminus post quem of 1617 for marked panels.
- Snow also offers a rough date for the letter, using internal evidence to suggest a terminus post quem of 1599.
Latin, literally 'end after which'.
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