The chronological guide. Pt. 1, comprehending the chronology of the world to A.D. 476


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Página 90 - And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
Página 250 - First went musicians of various kinds, singing and playing triumphal songs; next were led the oxen to be sacrificed, having their horns gilt, and their heads adorned with fillets and garlands; then in carriages were brought the spoils...
Página 47 - Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury ; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins. 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.
Página 251 - Then came the general {dux) dressed in purple embroidered with gold, with a crown of laurel on his head, a branch of laurel in his right hand, and in his left an ivory sceptre, with an eagle on the top, having...
Página 241 - He was named by the consul in the night, vivâ voce, and his election was confirmed by the auguries, though sometimes he was nominated or recommended by the people. As his power was absolute, he could proclaim war, levy forces, conduct them against an enemy, and disband them at pleasure. He punished as he pleased ; and from his decision there was no appeal, at least till later times. He was preceded by...
Página 154 - The application of this parable is to Jesus Christ, who foretells that, on his ascension, he would go into a distant country, to receive the kingdom from...
Página 251 - His legati and military tribunes commonly rode by his side. " The victorious army, horse and foot, came last, all in their order, crowned with laurel, and decorated with the gifts which...
Página 250 - The captive leaders followed in chains, with their children and attendants ; after the captives came the lictors, having their fasces wreathed with laurel, followed by a great company of musicians and dancers, dressed like satyrs, and wearing crowns of gold ; in the midst of whom was a pantomime, clothed in a female garb, whose business it was, with his looks and gestures, to insult the vanquished.
Página 249 - Romans, a silver eagle, with expanded wings, on the top of a spear, sometimes holding a thunderbolt in its claws, with the figure of a small chapel above it, and occasionally also having the chapel over it, was the main standard of the legion.

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