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EVENTS FROM ANCIENT HISTORY.
Artificial Memory first taught by Simonides, . . B. C. 469
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Artificial Memory first taught by Simonides, 4 6 9 made him
Rich and Happy. re, che, pe. The Athenian Army, under Nicias, was cap. 4 1 3
tured at Syracuse, during A War Time. re, te, me. The Olympic Era, was established by some 7 7 6
King or Jew. ke, ghe, je. Byzantium or Constantinople was founded, 6 5 7 and cost more than
A Shilling. she, le, ghe. Cæsar, who was killed in the Senate-house, 0 4 4
had the reputation of A Wise Warrior. ze, re, re. Cambyses, king of Persia, conquered Egypt, 5 2 5 and took
A Sail on the Nile. Cicero was banished at the instigation of
Clodius, and he left rather than be A Slave, se, Cyrus captured Babylon, by
A Sly Move. le, Socrates was put to death, and slept as quiet. 4 0 0 ly as if on a bed of
Roses. re, ze, ze. Dionysius of Halicarnassus completed his 0 7
History, which was celebrated in Song. se, ghe Draco of Athens framed his bloody code of 6 2 1
laws, and acted like a cruel Giant. je, ne, te. The First Eclipse of the Moon on record, 7 2 1 looked like
A Sky Window. ke, ne, The Law in Rome against bribery at elec- 1 tions, affected many
A Tribe, te, The First Triumvirate, was a coalition of 0 6 three
Sages. se, je, Gladiators were first exhibited, and inflicted 2 6 on one another much
Injury. ne, je, re. The Grecian System of Education, adopted 1 6 4 at Rome, had many
A Teacher. te, che, re. Homer, one of the earliest poets, flourished, 9 0 7 and made
Poesy Awake. pe, ze, ke. Lysimachus was defeated and slain, in
2 8 1
A New Fight. ne, fe, te. Marius defeated and captured Jugurtha, 1 after
A Hot Siege. te, se, je. Parchment invented by King Attalus, was 2 1 used in writing
Notes. ne, te, When the Peloponnesian War commenced, 4 3 every soldier was
Armed. re, me, de. Pompey's Pillar, erected at Alexandria, is 0 4 8 higher than
A House-roof. se, re, At the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, 4. 0 they did not stop to
Rest. re, se, At the Rise of the Achæan League, there 2 8 0 were many
Knaves. ne, ve, ze. Rome was founded, by a colony from an 7 5 3 eastern
Clime. ke, le, me. Sardinia and Corsica were conquered by the 2 3 1 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 listing every
Native. ne, The Seven Wise Men of Greece flourished, 6 2 and constituted a wise
Junto. je, ne, Solar Eclipses were first calculated by 6 Thales, a man of
Genius. je, Solon's Laws adopted at Athens, were the 5 9 result of considerable
Labor. le, be, The Mausoleum, the 6th. wonder of the world, 3 5
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.
1. Creation of the world, . . . . . B. C. 4004 Birth of Cain, the first born of Adam and Eve, . . 4003 Abel murdered by his brother Cain, . . . . 3875 Enoch translated to heaven, . . . . . 3017 Universal Deluge, in the 600th year of Noah's age, 2348 Babel Tower built by Noah's posterity, . .
2247 Calling of Abraham, . . . . . . .
1921 Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed by fire from heaven, . 1897 Isaac offered in sacrifice by his father, . . . 1871 Esau sells his birth-right to Jacob, for a mess of potage, 1816 Jacob married Leah and Rachel, . . . . . 1759 Joseph sold by his brethren, . . . . .
1728 Moses born, . . . . . . . . 1571 Job flourished; famous for his wisdom and patience, 1513 Pharaoh's host drowned in the Red Sea, ..
1491 Moses saw Jehovah in the burning bush, . .
1491 Moses received the Law on Mount Sinai, . . .
1491 Moses wrote the Pentateuch,. . . .
1452 Moses smote the rock, and drew water from it, . . 1452 The Israelites enter Canaan, under Joshua, . Fall of Jericho, under the trumpets of Joshua, . 1451 Boaz married Ruth, . . . . . . .
1312 Jephthah sacrificed his daughter, . . . . 1188 Samson killed 1000 Philistines with a jaw-bone, . 1136 David kills Goliah the Philistine giant, with his sling, 1062 Saul slew himself, and David was elected King of Israel, 1055 Solomon succeeded David, as King of Israel, . . 1015 Solomon laid the foundation of the temple, . . 1012 Division of Israel and Judah, under Jeroboam, . . 975 Elijah the prophet, translated to heaven, . . 896 Jehu King of Israel, destroyed the priests of Baal, 884 Jonah swallowed by a whale, . . . . . 801 Isaiah began to prophecy, . . . . . . 758 Ahaz King of Judah, sets up idol worship,
742 End of the kingdom of Israel, . . . . . 721 Senacherib's army of 185,000 men, destroyed by an angel, 710 Holofernes beheaded by Judith, . . . . 657 Josiah the pious, begins to reign, . . . . 641