1a: to rise above or go beyond the limits of

b: to triumph over the negative or restrictive aspects of : overcome

c: to be prior to, beyond, and above (the universe or material existence)

2: to outstrip or outdo in some attribute, quality, or power


“Transcending time and space, Cicero‚Äôs dream of Scipio ends with his liberation from the planet as he surveys the universe and gazes back at a small planet earth.”

(“The View from Above/Below” Reading)

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