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|Thus our own two words, parchment from Pergamus, and paper from papyrus, |
remain as monuments of the rivalry in bookmaking ... was also exposed to severe
losses, at a subsequent period, during the troubles that occurred in the Roman
empire. ... the Serapeum was attacked by the Christians; and Orosius says he
was at that time a witness of its empty shelves. ... the Caliph Omar will for ever
bear the odium of having devoted to destruction that library, whose numerous
volumes are ...
|Other parts show the refined workmanship of the Herodianage, while Roman and |
Saracenic work is nottare. ... At that period the walls were rebuilt in the greatest
haste, to resist the attacks of an enemy who might appear at any ... may be found
in the devastations of fire, vandalism, successive repairs, and the new
conformation given to the stones during the ... Of this no vestige remains in
Jerusalem ; time, fire and man have never spared the Eternal city, and we ore
compelled to turn ...
|Callao, however, can hardly be described as an unprotected city. ... A haughty |
nation does not usually bow to misfortune whilst there remains the faintest hope
of redressing it. ... At times, however, he stood silent and immovable as a statue,
when he was anxiously gazed at by the crowd collected beneath, who could
perceive that he .... The New York Academy of Music has been destroyed by fire.
... The old maxim, “If you wish for peace, b: prepared for war,” does not always
|If they forge an alliance, Marius and Sulla may just defeat their enemies, but only one of them can become First Man in Rome. The battle for Rome has just begun. Please note: This ebook contains all the original maps and illustration.|
|. . With an ever-expanding cast of brave-hearted heroes and formidable foes, this second book in The Heroes of Olympus series offers all of the action, pathos, and humor that Rick Riordan fans crave.|
|Vandal hands have robbed some graves of their dwellers, but the numberless |
millions slumber on unmolested. ... Can it 1* that eternal silence reigns in every
tomb? Hark! ... It reveals the powerlessness of evil men and hell to thwart the
sovereign purposes of God. It affords us a type of the new birth : "Like as Christ
was raised up from the dead . . . even so we also should walk in newness of life.
... Set it aside, and you destroy all. ... Life, and life only remains, and that for
|Trail of the vandals There is not one church or windmill left on the west bank of |
the Maas in northern Limburg and ... Among the churches which the Germans
blasted into destruction, is the beautiful mediaeval Roman Catholic church of St.
... Its ruination was described by the newspaper De Zu/ijger (The Silent) of Oss ...
Many now suffer hunger and cold and can hardly remain alive, but we won't
complain and will be content because it ... With God's help, we will build a lovelier
|The Jew recognized that worTHE clash with Rome was inevitable. ship was due |
to God alone. ... The destruction was an act of vengeance and of barbaric
vandalism. ... quite smoothly because it had been well prepared in advance.
Vienna, March 9 (Jewish Telegraphic Agency).—A new ... The Jew wants the
American university to remain a place of learning that will give equal opportunity
to all who seek ...
|The patriarch (who had the reputation of being a real saint, and was later |
canonized) always referred to his strange visitor as a ... The old Muscovites firmly
believed in this prediction, and when Peter the Great built the city which he made
the new capital of ... "and thou canst kill or torture us at thy will, but the Iberian
Virgin belongs to Moscow, and in Moscow it shall remain! ... Will Russia ever
forgive the cruel tyrants under whose rule she has fallen this act of desecration