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Homer, one of the earliest poets, flourished, Poesy Awake. pe, ze, ke. 2 8 1
Lysimachus was defeated and slain, in
Marius defeated and captured Jugurtha, 1 0 6 A Hot Siege. te, se, je.
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after Parchment invented by King Attalus, was used in writing
When the Peloponnesian War commenced, every soldier was
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Pompey's Pillar, erected at Alexandria, is 0 4 8 higher than A House-roof. se, re, fe. 4 0 1 Rest. re, se, te.
At the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, they did not stop to
At the Rise of the Achæan League, there 2 8 0
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Sardinia and Corsica were conquered by the
The Second Punic War commenced, by en-
The Seven Wise Men of Greece flourished, and constituted a wise
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Junto. je, ne, te. Solar Eclipses were first calculated by 6 2 0 Thales, a man of Genius. je, ne, se.
Solon's Laws adopted at Athens, were the result of considerable
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The Mausoleum, the 6th. wonder of the world,
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cost more money than A Small Hut. me, le, te. Tiberius Gracchus was put to death, and 1 3 3 denied A Tomb at Home. te, me, me Xerxes, king of Persia, commenced his reign, 4 8 5 before the invention of the Rifle. re, fe, le.
Creation of the world,
Birth of Cain, the first born of Adam and Eve,
Universal Deluge, in the 600th year of Noah's age,
Calling of Abraham, .
Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed by fire from heaven,
Esau sells his birth-right to Jacob, for a mess of potage,
Job flourished; famous for his wisdom and patience,
Moses smote the rock, and drew water from it,
Isaiah began to prophecy,
Ahaz King of Judah, sets up idol worship,
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Jephthah sacrificed his daughter,
Samson killed 1000 Philistines with a jaw-bone,
Saul slew himself, and David was elected King of Israel,
Jehu King of Israel, destroyed the priests of Baal,
Jonah swallowed by a whale,
End of the kingdom of Israel,
Senacherib's army of 185,000 men, destroyed by an angel,
Holofernes beheaded by Judith,
B. C. 610
Jeremiah wrote the Lamentations,
Cyrus took Babylon, and put an end to the Jewish captivity, 538
Apollonius defeated and slain by Judas Maccabeus,
Gabinius established the Sanhedrim,
John the Baptist born, six months before our Saviour,
Christ disputed with the doctors, in the temple,
Jesus feeds 5,000, with five loaves and two fishes,
St. Paul converted to Christianity, .
St. Matthew wrote his Gospel,
St. Peter liberated from prison by an angel,
Mary the mother of Jesus, died,
St. Paul preaches in the Areopagus, at Athens, .
St. Paul imprisoned at Rome,
Martyrdom of Peter and Paul, at Rome,
St. John wrote his Gospel, and was banished to Patmos,
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The Creation of the World, took place long before the days of Cicero and Cæsar.
At the Birth of Cain, Adam returned thanks to God,
Abel was murdered by his brother Cain, who showed himself Miffy and Ugly. Enoch was translated to Heaven, riding safely up without making any
At the Universal Deluge, mankind was saved under
The Calling of Abraham was a covenant that was more sacred than A Weighty Bond. Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed by fire, the inhabitants receiving A Stiff Bake. Isaac was offered in sacrifice by his father, who gave a burnt-offering on a fire made of A Wood Fagot. Esau sold his birth-right for a mess of potage, which proved a rather Stiff Dish.
Jacob married Leah and Rachel, and had
Job, a man of wisdom and patience, flourished in A Witty Holy Time. Pharaoh's host was drowned, which would not have happened, had every chariot been A Water Boat. Moses saw Jehovah in the burning bush, and received the Law from Heaven, as though it was
Moses wrote the Pentateuch, and smote the rock, preferring that his people should drink Water Alone, The Israelites enter Canaan, under Joshua, traveling every night by
The Fall of Jericho took place under the trumpets of
David killed Goliah with his sling, hitting him
Twice on the Chin. Saul slew himself, and David was elected king, and found his subjects very
Solomon succeeded David as king, and reigned in a
Elijah was translated to Heaven, perhaps in a chariot
Jonah when swallowed by a whale, must have had du-
Ahaz set up idol worship, which brought disgrace upon his
At the end of the kingdom of Israel, it contained more