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According to Book 1 of the Iliad, when Agamemnon was compelled by Apollo to give up his own woman, Chryseis, he demanded Briseis as compensation.
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According to some traditional interpretations of the Book of Exodus, Book of Numbers, and the Letter to the Hebrews the Ark also contained Aaron's rod, a jar of manna and the first Torah scroll as written by Moses ; however, the first of the Books of Kings says that at the time of king Solomon, the Ark contained only the two Tablets of the Law.
According to the Book of Exodus, the Ark was built at the command of God, in accordance with the instructions given to Moses on Mount Sinai.
According to the Book of Exodus, God instructed Moses on Mount Sinai during his 40-day stay upon the mountain within the thick cloud and darkness where God was ( Ex.
According to Smith's account, and also according to the book's narrative, the Book of Mormon was originally written in otherwise unknown characters referred to as " reformed Egyptian " engraved on golden plates.
According to the Book of Ruth, the valley to the east is where Ruth of Moab gleaned the fields and returned to town with Naomi.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " a comparison of the Masoretic text with the Septuagint throws some light on the last phase in the history of the origin of the Book of Jeremiah, inasmuch as the translation into Greek was already under way before the work on the Hebrew book had come to an end ...
According to his record, Joseph Smith, Jr. translated the Book of Mormon by gift and power of God through the Urim and Thummim.
According to the Book of Jubilees, Ur Kasdim ( and Chaldea ) took their name from Ura and Kesed, descendants of Arpachshad.
According to William Loeffler, from The American Book of the Dog ( 1891 ), in the chapter on Dachshunds: " The origin of the Dachshund is in doubt, our best authorities disagreeing as to the beginning of the breed.
According to Arnaz himself, in his autobiography A Book ( 1976 ), the family owned three ranches, a palatial home, and a vacation mansion on a private island in Santiago Bay, Cuba.
According to Western scholars the older sections of the Book of Enoch ( mainly in the Book of the Watchers ) date from about 300 BC and the latest part ( Book of Parables ) probably was composed at the end of 1st century BC.
According to First Esdras, a non-canonical Greek translation of the Book of Ezra, he was also a high priest.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, the large number of people claimed to have been killed by the Jews is an improbability ; " Perhaps the most striking point against the historical value of the Book of Esther is the remarkable decree permitting the Jews to massacre their enemies and fellow subjects during a period of two days.
According to Ehrman, the Book of Acts tells a different story of Paul's career, but in this case it reports that, while there were " some " Jews converted during Paul's initial preaching in Thessalonica, the gentiles who were converted were " a large number " and the Jews as a body fiercely opposed Paul's work there.
According to the CIA World Fact Book, Mestizo ( mixed Amerindian-Spanish-in local Spanish called Ladino ) and European made 59. 4 % of the population, and K ' iche 9. 1 %, Kaqchikel 8. 4 %, Mam 7. 9 %, Q ' eqchi 6. 3 %, other Mayan 8. 6 %, indigenous non-Mayan 0. 2 %, other 0. 1 %.
According to Book of Zhou and History of Northern Dynasties, Ashina was a branch of Xiongnus and according to Book of Sui and Tongdian, they were " mixed Barbarians " ( 雜胡 / 杂胡, Pinyin: zá hú, Wade-Giles: tsa hu ) from Pingliang.
According to John Gower in Book 7 of the Confessio Amantis, this plant was the herb of the fourth star of Nectanabus ' astrology, Capella.
According to the Book of the Dead, departed souls would undergo a literal journey to reach Heaven, along the way to which there could exist hazards and other entities attempting to deny the reaching of Heaven.
According to the Book of Hosea, he married the prostitute Gomer, the daughter of Diblaim, at God's command.
According to the Biblical Book of Genesis, the Patriarch Abraham and his wife Sarah were half-siblings, both being children of Terah ( Ge 20: 12 ).
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According to The Chicago Tribune News Service, State Atty. Gen. Stanley Mosk of California has devised a series of questions which the joiner might well ask about any organization seeking his money and his name: 1.
According to the Central Bank of Armenia, in 2005, cash remittances from Armenians working abroad reached a record-high level of $ 1 billion, which is worth more than one fifth of the country ’ s 2005 Gross Domestic Product.
According to the National Statistical Service, during the January – August 2007 period, Armenia's industrial sector was the single largest contributor to the country's GDP, but remained largely stagnant with industrial output increasing only by 1. 7 percent per year.
According to the National Statistical Service, Armenia's trade deficit in 2006 was $ 1. 2 billion with growth in exports being largely flat.
According to Steven H Silver, alternate history requires three things: 1 ) the story must have a point of divergence from the history of our world prior to the time at which the author is writing, 2 ) a change that would alter history as it is known, and 3 ) an examination of the ramifications of that change.
According to Archimedes in the Sandreckoner ( 2. 1 ), Aristarchus of Samos estimated the distance to the Sun to be 10, 000 times the Earth's radius ( the true value is about 23, 000 ).
According to the Tanakh, however, Ahab with 7, 000 troops had previously overthrown Ben-hadad and his thirty-two kings, who had come to lay siege to Samaria, and in the following year obtained a decisive victory over him at Aphek, probably in the plain of Sharon at Antipatris ( 1 Kings 20 ).
According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
According to Tacitus ( Annals 3. 14. 1 ), the prosecution could not prove the poisoning charge, but other charges of treason seemed likely to stick and Piso committed suicide.
According to Porphyrion, the hymn to Hermes was imitated by Horace in one of his own ' sapphic ' odes ( C. 1. 10: Mercuri, facunde nepos Atlantis ).
According to the Vita Ansgarii (" Life of Ansgar "), when the little boy learned in a vision that his mother was in the company of Saint Mary, his careless attitude toward spiritual matters changed to seriousness (" Life of Ansgar ", 1 ).
According to the 2011 India census, Ajmer district has a population of 2, 584, 913, which was made up of 1, 325, 911 males and 1, 259, 002 females.
According to her diaries, Vol. 1, 1931 – 1934, Nin shared a bohemian lifestyle with Henry Miller during her time in Paris.
According to this view, though Mark has Jesus as the Son of God, references occurring at the strategic points in 1: 1 (" The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God ", but not in all versions, see Mark 1 ), 5: 7 (" What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God?
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, as of 2011 the city of Bursa had a population of 1, 704, 441 and its metropolitan municipality 1, 948, 744.
* According to a 2006 survey of 1, 500 adults by Satio, a third of Belarusians use the Internet — 38 % of the urban population and 16 % of the rural population.
According to Nora Chadwick, in Celtic Ireland " Beltine ( or Beltaine ) was celebrated on 1 May, a spring-time festival of optimism.
) According to the professional Jewish scribes, the Sopherim, the text of 1: 12 was changed from " You do not die " to " We shall not die.