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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 the story recounted by Hermippus, he arrived at the house of Solon and said, " I have traveled here from afar to make you my friend.
According to Capp, who loved to relate the story, Kelly's two perfectly logical reasons for doing so were: a. to cement diplomatic relations between Argentina and the United States, and b. " Because you can't play the piano, anyway!
According to this view, the story of Jacob's visit to Laban to obtain a wife originated as a metaphor for this migration, with the property and family which were gained from Laban representing the gains of the Joseph tribes by the time they returned from Egypt ; according to textual scholars, the Jahwist version of the Laban narrative only mentions the Joseph tribes, and Rachel, and does not mention the other tribal matriarchs whatsoever.
According to Kirsten Abbott, feminist interpretation regards the story of Hosea and his relations with his wife Gomer as a metaphor for the conflict between a Covenant Theology ( Israel violating the covenant relationship with YHWH ) and a Creation Theology ( YHWH will undo the fertility of the earth in response to Israel following other fertility gods ).
According to Tacitus in his Annals, Boudica poisoned herself, though in the Agricola which was written almost twenty years prior he mentions nothing of suicide and attributes the end of the revolt to socordia (" indolence "); Dio says she fell sick and died and then was given a lavish burial ; though this may be a convenient way to remove her from the story.
According to the New American Bible, a Catholic Bible translation produced by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, the story of the Nephilim in Genesis 6: 1-4 " is apparently a fragment of an old legend that had borrowed much from ancient mythology ", and the " sons of God " mentioned in that passage are " celestial beings of mythology ".
According to a number of scholars, the Christ story contains mythical themes such as descent to the underworld, the heroic monomyth, and the " dying god " ( see section below on " mythical themes and types ").
According to " Twenty rules for writing detective stories ," by Van Dine in 1928: " The detective story is a kind of intellectual game.
According to Louis Diat, the creator of vichyssoise and the author of the classic Gourmet's Basic French Cookbook: " There is a story that explains why the most important basic brown sauce in French cuisine is called sauce espagnole, or Spanish sauce.
According to the story, the Spanish cooks of Louis XIII's bride, Anne, helped to prepare their wedding feast, and insisted upon improving the rich brown sauce of France with Spanish tomatoes.
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 this story, Rodrigo's godfather, Pedro El Grande, was a monk at a Carthusian monastery.
According to Coppola, the studio's objection stemmed from the belief that audiences would be reluctant to see a film with such a title, as the audience would supposedly believe that, having already seen The Godfather, there was little reason to see an addition to the original story.
According to Capra biographer Joseph McBride, Capra " obviously felt a strong identification with the story of a Jewish immigrant who grows up in the ghetto of New York ... and feels he has to deny his ethnic origins to rise to success in America.
According to one story, Hypnos lived in a cave underneath a Greek island ; through this cave flowed Lethe, the river of forgetfulness.
According to CIA operational cables, only then did he tell his " fabricated " story about Al Qaeda members being dispatched to Iraq.
According to the story, the calf tries to hide under Judah haNasi's robes, bellowing with terror, but he pushes the animal away, saying: " Go — for this purpose you were created.
According to the story, after the king asked his daughter Miaoshan to marry the wealthy man, she told him that she would obey his command, so long as the marriage eased three misfortunes.
According to the sceptics, Adomnán's story may be independent of the modern Loch Ness Monster legend entirely, only becoming attached to it in retrospect by believers seeking to bolster their claims.
According to one story, when Tarquin was approached by the Cumaean Sibyl, she offered him nine books of prophecy at an exorbitant price.
According to many versions of the story, Zeus took the form of a swan and raped or seduced Leda on the same night she slept with her husband King Tyndareus.
According to the story, told mainly by the Roman historian Livy and the Greek historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus ( who lived in Rome at the time of the Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus ), her rape by the king's son and consequent suicide were the immediate cause of the revolution that overthrew the monarchy and established the Roman Republic.
According to Mahabharata itself, Vaisampayana's Bharata expanded on the story, with Vyasa's Jaya embedded within it.

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According to Stacy, she told him she was planning to remarry and she wanted him to ask Forbes for the lump sum.
According to what Aleut people told Japanese castaways, otters were decreasing year by year and their share in return of furs they made also were decreasing as Russian ships stopped coming to the island.
According to Martha, by this time she and Bill fought all the time and she told him to stop drinking or move out so he moved out into a room in their pool house.
According to Ivinskaya, People who arrived in Peredelkino early in the morning on the day of the funeral told us that militiamen, commanded by very senior officers, were already stationed at the approaches to the village.
According to Isaac Asimov, Gauss was once interrupted in the middle of a problem and told that his wife was dying.
According to writer / director Peter Bogdanovich, Marlene Dietrich told him during an aircraft flight that she and James Stewart had an affair during shooting and that she became pregnant and had the baby surreptitiously aborted without telling Stewart.
According to Day's autobiography, as told to A. E. Hotchner, the usually athletic and healthy Martin Melcher had an enlarged heart.
According to Arnaz, the CBS network told him, " You cannot show a pregnant woman on television ".
According to the article, Anita Dunn claimed in an e-mail to have checked with colleagues who " deal with TV issues " and had been told that nobody had been instructed to avoid Fox.
According to Gilbert Burnet, however, Mary convinced her husband that she did not care for political power, and told him " she would be no more but his wife, and that she would do all that lay in her power to make him King for life ".
According to the Gospel of Luke, Nazareth was the home village of Mary and also the site of the Annunciation ( when Mary was told by the Angel Gabriel that she would have Jesus as her son ).
According to the legend, Meridiana ( or the bronze head ) told Gerbert that if he should ever read a mass in Jerusalem, the Devil would come for him.
According to the journalist Christopher Hitchens, Ekéus " told me that he'd been offered by Tariq Aziz in person, to his face, a bribe of a million and a half dollars to change his inspection report.
According to a 20-page search warrant affidavit signed by IRS Special Agent Jeff Novitzky, Grimsley told investigators he obtained amphetamines, anabolic steroids and human growth hormone from someone recommended to him by former Yankees trainer Brian McNamee.
According to, Samuel had told Saul to wait for seven days after which they would meet ; Samuel giving Saul further instructions.
According to witnesses, a white man is alleged to have told one of the armed black men to surrender his pistol.
According to Sr Marie of St Peter, in her visions Jesus told her that He desired devotion to His Holy Face in reparation for sacrilege and blasphemy.
According to the Buddhist tradition, the Buddha told his followers:
* June 26 – According to legend, the Pied Piper of Hamelin visits the German town of Hamelin and leads 130 children to their deaths, as told in the tales of the Brothers Grimm and many others.
According to Irish legend, as a young girl Ní Mháille wished to go on a trading expedition to Spain with her father, and on being told she could not because her long hair would catch in the ship's ropes, she cut off most of her hair to embarrass her father into taking her, thus earning her the nickname " Gráinne Mhaol " (; from maol bald or having cropped hair ).
According to Greek mythology, the Delphic Oracle told Apollo that the horseradish was worth its weight in gold.
According to his friend Vaughan Williams, Holst once told him two things about art " that ought to be recorded ":

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