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EVENTS FROM ANCIENT HISTORY.
Artificial Memory first taught by Simonides,
Cæsar killed in the Senate-house, by Brutus and Cassius,
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, completes his history,
Eclipse of the Moon: the first on record, .
First law in Rome against bribery at elections,
First Triumvirate, between Pompey, Cæsar and Crassus, .
Grecian system of education adopted at Rome, .
Lysimachus defeated and slain at Cyropedium, .
Retreat of the Ten thousand Greeks, under Xenophon,
Sardinia and Corsica conquered by the Romans,
Scipio "carries the war into Africa," and besieges Utica,
Solar Eclipses first calculated, by Thales,
The Mausoleum, the sixth wonder of the world, erected,
Tiberius Gracchus put to death,
Xerxes, king of Persia, commenced his reign,
ANCIENT HISTORICAL EVENTS.
Artificial Memory first taught by Simonides, 4 6 9 made him Rich and Happy. re, che, pe. The Athenian Army, under Nicias, was cap4 1 3 tured at Syracuse, during A War Time. re, te, me. The Olympic Era, was established by some
7 7 King or Jew. ke, ghe, je. 6 5 7 A Shilling. she, le, ghe. 0 4 4
Byzantium or Constantinople was founded,
and cost more than
Casar, who was killed in the Senate-house,
5 2 5
le, ne, le. 5 8
and took Cicero was banished at the instigation of 0 Clodius, and he left rather than be A Slave. se, le, ve.
Cyrus captured Babylon, by
5 3 8 A Sly Move. le, me, ve. 4 0 0 Roses. re, ze, ze.
Socrates was put to death, and slept as quiet-
0 7 se, ghe
Giant. je, ne, te.
The First Eclipse of the Moon on record, 7 2 1 A Sky Window. ke, ne, de
Gladiators were first exhibited, and inflicted 2 6 4
on one another much
Injury. ne, je, re.
The Grecian System of Education, adopted
at Rome, had many
1 6 4
A Teacher. te, che, re,
Homer, one of the earliest poets, flourished,
9 0 7
Poesy Awake. pe, ze, ke.
and made Lysimachus was defeated and slain, in
2 8 1
A New Fight. ne, fe, te.
Marius defeated and captured Jugurtha,
1 0 6
A Hot Siege. te, se, je.
Parchment invented by King Attalus, was 2 1 0 used in writing
Notes. ne, te, se.
When the Peloponnesian War commenced, every soldier was
4 3 1 Armed. re, me, de.
Pompey's Pillar, erected at Alexandria, is higher than
0 4 8
A House-roof. se, re, fe.
At the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, they did not stop to
At the Rise of the Achæan League, there
4 0 1 Rest. re, se, te.
2 8 0 Knaves. ne, ve, ze.
Rome was founded, by a colony from an 7 5 3
Clime. ke, le, me.
Sardinia and Corsica were conquered by the
Romans, to gratify their
Enmity. ne, me, te.
Scipio carried the war into Africa, making 2 0 4 A Noisy War. ne, ze, re.
The Second Punic War commenced, by en
2 1 8 Native. ne, te, ve.
Junto. je, ne, te.
The Seven Wise Men of Greece flourished, 6 2 1 and constituted a wise
Solar Eclipses were first calculated by 6 2 0 Thales, a man of
Genius. je, ne, se.
5 9 4 Labor. le, be, re.
Solon's Laws adopted at Athens, were the result of considerable
3 5 1
The Mausoleum, the 6th. wonder of the world,
1 3 3
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,
B. c. 4004
Birth of Cain, the first born of Adam and Eve,
Enoch translated to heaven,
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,
The Israelites enter Canaan, under Joshua,
Jephthah sacrificed his daughter,
Samson killed 1000 Philistines with a jaw-bone,
David kills Goliah the Philistine giant, with his sling,
Jehu King of Israel, destroyed the priests of Baal,
Senacherib's army of 185,000 men, destroyed by an angel,
Holofernes beheaded by Judith,
Josiah the pious, begins to reign,