Outlines of Chronology, Ancient and Modern: Being an Introduction to the Study of History, on the Plan of the Rev. David Blair, for the Use of Schools ; Accompanied by a Chart

Carter, Hendee, 1833 - 232 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Σελίδα 123 - Constantine had separated were united by the indulgence of Justinian; and eighteen successive exarchs were invested, in the decline of the empire, with the full remains of civil, of military, and even of ecclesiastical power. Their...
Σελίδα 135 - ... of the sovereign, by the tenure of' military service, should be able to create a train of inferior vassals, by giving to them parts of his estate, to be held on the same condition, of following his standard in battle, rendering him homage as their lord, and paying, as a symbol of their subjection, a small annual present. 3. The principle of policy upon which this singular establishment was founded, was self-protection.
Σελίδα 67 - Bithynia and Thrace to Lysimachus ; but the remaining territories in Asia, as far as the river Indus, which were called the kingdom of Syria, to Seleucus. The most powerful of these divisions was that of Syria, under Seleucus and his descendants, and that of Egypt under the Ptolemies. Only Ptolemy and Seleucus transmitted their empires to their children.
Σελίδα 118 - Many of these stately mansions might almost excuse the exaggeration of the poet, that Rome contained a multitude of palaces, and that each palace was equal to a city: since it included within its own precincts every thing which could be subservient either to use or luxury; markets, hippodromes, temples, fountains, baths, porticos, shady groves, and artificial aviaries t.
Σελίδα 89 - He procured many friends by his eloquence, and obtained the office of high priest; after passing through different dignities, he was sent governor into Spain ; and, upon his return, being elected consul, he entered into an agreement with Pom'pey and Cras'sus, that nothing should be done in the state, without their joint concurrence. After his consulship, he had the province of Gaul assigned him ; which, with wonderful conduct and bravery, he subdued in 10 years, carrying the terror of his arms also...
Σελίδα 231 - A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, on a plan adapted to the capacity of youth, and designed to aid the memory by systematic arrangement and interesting associations.
Σελίδα 78 - Mithridates having caused 150,000 Romans, who were in his dominions, to be slain in cold blood, next sent his general Archelaus to oppose Sylla. Archelaus, however, was defeated near Athens, with the loss of an incredible number of his forces. Another battle followed, by which the Roman general recovered all the countries that had been usurped by Mithridates ; so that both parties...
Σελίδα 81 - BC He reigned 28 years. His sons assumed the title as well as the power of kings ; and the high-priesthood remained in his family, though not in the person of the monarch.
Σελίδα 141 - The troops were disembarked, and, after one successful engagement, were defeated by the English army in the interest of Harold. William landed his army on the coast of Sussex, to the amount of 60,000; and the English, under Harold, flushed with their recent success, hastily advanced to meet him, being imprudently resolved to venture all on one decisive battle.

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