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According to the The Dedalus Book of Absinthe by Phil Baker, it was made by combining gin with a pinch of DDT ( also known as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane ), an insecticide that would later be banned in most countries ; consumers of this concoction claimed that its effects were similar to absinthe.
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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 William Ringler's study, Stephen Gosson, the theater business in London had become a thriving enterprise by 1577, and, in the opinion of many, a thoroughly bad business.
According to the official interpretation of the Charter, a member cannot be penalized by not having the right to vote in the General Assembly for nonpayment of financial obligations to the `` special '' United Nations' budgets, and of course cannot be expelled from the Organization ( which you suggested in your editorial ), due to the fact that there is no provision in the Charter for expulsion.
According to Friends, the unit was organized by John Snook, a former World War 2, commando who is vice president and general manager of the telephone company.
According to the myth, Old Order then vanishes at stage left and reappears at extreme stage right, but Director Shuz skillfully sidesteps the rather gooshey problem of stage effects by simply having Miss Arapacis walk across the stage.
According to Philippoff, the recoverable shear S is given by Af where **yc is the angle of extinction.
According to this doctrine, the universe was ruled by Heaven, T'ien -- as a natural force, or in the personification of a Supreme Sky-god -- governing all things by means of a process called the Tao, which can be roughly interpreted as `` the Order of the Universe '' or `` the Universal Way ''.
According to the definition by IUPAC, the former two are alkanes, whereas the third group is called cycloalkanes.
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, an Allocution is a solemn form of address or speech from the throne employed by the Pope on certain occasions.
According to M. Forrest, the French knights were so encumbered by their armour that they were exhausted even before the start of the battle.
According to a research report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oran was decimated by the plague in 1556 and 1678, but outbreaks after European colonization, in 1921 ( 185 cases ), 1931 ( 76 cases ), and 1944 ( 95 cases ), were very far from the scale of the epidemic described in the novel.
( Despite common belief, he did not take a day from February ; see the debunked theory on month lengths ) According to a Senatus consultum quoted by Macrobius, he chose this month because it was the time of several of his great triumphs, including the conquest of Egypt.
According to Vahram Nercissiantz, President Serzh Sargsyan's chief economic adviser, " Businessmen holding state positions have turned into oligarchs who have avoided paying sufficient taxes by abusing their state positions, distorted markets with unequal conditions, breached the rules of competition, impeded or prevented small and medium-sized business ’ entry into manufacturing and thereby sharply deepened social polarization in the republic.
According to the estimate of a former prime minister, Hrant Bagratian, 55 percent of Armenia's GDP is controlled by 44 families.
According to research funded by the USAID CAPS project, Armenia's exceptionally high rate of economic growth during the last decade has been largely dependent on external factors ( e. g., remittances, assistance from international financial and donor organization ).
According to the Central Bank of Armenia, during the first half of 2008, cash remittances sent back to Armenia by Armenians working abroad rose by 57. 5 percent and totaled $ 668. 6 million USD, equivalent to 15 percent of the country's first-half 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 official Armenian statistics, it rose by 11 percent to $ 91. 6 million in January – November 2010.
According to research commissioned by the Yerevan office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), at least one in three working-age Armenians was unemployed as of February 2005 despite several consecutive years of double-digit economic growth.
According to estimates by the National Statistical Survey, the rate of labor emigration was twice as higher in 2001 and 2002.
According to the teaching of Arius, the preexistent Logos and thus the incarnate Jesus Christ was a created being ; that only the Son was directly created and begotten by God the Father, before ages, but was of a distinct, though similar, essence or substance from the Creator ; his opponents argued that this would make Jesus less than God, and that this was heretical.