Dating houses external evidence
The primary feature of the manor-house was its great hall, to which subsidiary apartments were added as the lessening of feudal warfare permitted more peaceful domestic life.
Legal trials or sessions of his "court baron" or manor court were generally held there, usually in the Great Hall of the Manor House.
This avocation implied a liberal education, and his medical training is evidenced by his choice of medical language. Renan says (Les Evangiles, xiii) that it is the most literary of the Gospels. He can be as Hebraistic as the Septuagint, and as free from Hebraisms as Plutarch. His great command of Greek is shown by the richness of his vocabulary and the freedom of his constructions. Com." (4th ed., Edinburgh, 1901); Harnack, "Luke the Physician" (London, 1907); "The Acts of the Apostles" (London, 1909); etc.
These considerations seem to exclude the conjecture of Renan and Ramsay that St. Besides Greek, he had many opportunities of acquiring Aramaic in his native Antioch, the capital of Syria. Paul calls him "the most dear physician" (Colossians ). "The author of the Third Gospel and of the Acts is the most versatile of all New Testament writers. He is Hebraistic in describing Hebrew society and Greek when describing Greek society" (Plummer, introd.).
Early excavations in this area revealed human footprints inside the dinosaur tracks leading to rumors that the human prints had clawslater excavations uncovered human footprints up to 64 cm long (25 inches) next to the dinosaur printsthis discounted the doubters. This confirms that dinosaurs occupied the arbitrary and spurious "cretaceous" period of geological history.A manor house is a country house, which historically formed the administrative centre of a manor, the lowest unit of territorial organization in the feudal system in Europe.