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The grammarian's geography and astronomy ancient and modern, exemplified in the use of the globes terraqueous and cælestial. In which all the Terms of Art, Parts of the Globes, and Problems thereon to be performed, with the Use of Maps, are so plainly and methodically consider'd and treated of, as scarce ever to be forgot when once taught and shown by the diligent Tutor. In two parts. Particularly adapted to the Capacities of young Gentlemen studying the Classicks; as well as, useful and entertaining to all others, who; not having had Opportunity of acquainting themselves with Mathematical Calculations, are yet desirous of some Knowledge of the Earth and Heavens. The geographical part comprehending the ancient and modern names, Situation, Government, Religion, Bounds, Dimensions, Length; and Breadth of most Places in the World; including Land and Water, namely, Continents, Islands, Peninsulas, Isthmus's, Promontories, Capes, Coasts, Mountains, with Oceans, Seas, Lakes, Straits, Gulfs, Rivers, and Countries, Kingdoms, Cities, and Towns; with the Latitude and Longitude of the most principal Parts, and their Bearing and Distance from London; in View of the Latin and Greek Classicks, Homer, Virgil, Herodotus, Justin; Xenophon, Caesar, Plutarch, Livy, Thucidydes, Sallust, Dionysius Periegetes, Pausanias, Josephus, Eusebius, Silius Italicus, Lucan, Florus, Nepos, Eutropius, Quintus Curtius, and the rest: With the Adventures, Voyages, and Travels of Ulysses, Aeneas, Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus, Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, our Saviour Jesus Christ, St. Paul, the rest of the Apostles, and many others in both sacred and profane History. The astronomical part containing a description of the laws, Order, Number, Names, Distances, Magnitudes, Motions, and Appearances of the Heavenly Bodies, Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets, with the Problems belonging thereto; an Account of the several Systems of the Universe, and a Defence of the true Solar One; the History of the Rise, Progress and present Perfection of Astronomy; the Classical Stories relating to the Planets Signs and Constellations delineated on the Celestial Globe. With a Dramatick Epilogue called Caelum Reformatum. The Whole illustrated with necessary Maps and Schemes neatly engraved on Copper. By John Holmes, Master of the Publick Grammar School, in Holt, Norfolk .
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  • Holmes, John, 1703-1759.
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London : printed by W. Strahan; and sold by C. Hitch and L. Hawes, in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLI. [1751]
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From Cyrus to Alexander : a history of the Persian Empire / Pierre Briant ; translated by Peter T. Daniels.
Author
  • Briant, Pierre.
ISBN
  • 1-57506-031-0
  • 1-57506-574-6
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Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbraun, 2002.
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Mi-Koresh ʻad Aleksander : toldot Yiśraʾel be-shilṭon Paras / Uriʾel Rapaporṭ ; be-hishtatfut Shelomit Yaron.
Author
  • Rappaport, Uriel, 1935-
ISBN
  • 9650607641
  • 9789650607647
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Raʻananah : ha-Universiţah ha-petuḥah, c2004.
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Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients / hrsg. vom Sonderforschungsbereich 19 "Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients" der Universität Tübingen. Teil B Östlicher Mittelmeerraum : Das achämenidische Westreich von Kyros bis Xerxes <447-479/8 v. Chr.> / Peter Högemann unter Mitarb. von ...
Author
  • Högemann, Peter.
ISBN
  • 3882267496
  • 9783882267495
Published
Wiesbaden : Reichert, 1986.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Published
London : J. Walsh, ca.1770.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : J. Walsh, ca.1755.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : J. Walsh, ca.1760.
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[1760 or later]
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : Preston, ca.1810.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : Preston, ca.1828.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : Preston, ca.1803.
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  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
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London : Preston, ca.1830.
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