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If the Persians sailed around the outer, eastern side of Euboea, they could head straight to Attica, and thereby cut off the Allied fleet's line of retreat.
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If and Persians
If the second theory is correct, this raises the further question of why the Persians, having hesitated for several days, then attacked.
If Thermopylae / Artemisium occurred in September, then this may be the case, but it is probably more likely that the Persians spent two or three weeks capturing Athens, refitting the fleet, and resupplying.
If the survivors of 546 were in fact herdsmen ( speculation ), then all the Xanthian nobility had perished, and the Persians must have designated some other Lycian noble, whom they could trust.
If it is true that the body of Cambyses II was brought home " to the Persians ", his burying-place must be somewhere beside that of his father.
If the latter is true, it may explain the length of time it took for the Persians to launch a naval assault on Ionia, since they would have needed to build a new fleet.
If the Tati-speaking Armenians had been descendents of Persians they would have used at least some Iranian terms connected with the Christian way of life and rituals.
For example, the Delphic Oracle's answer as to whether Croesus should attack the Persians: If you attack you will destroy a mighty empire.
If and sailed
At the time it was said, " If they had to keep at it ' til now, they would have sailed about until daylight to help her.
If 15m ( 50 ft ) sounds enormous, remember that the weight of a multihull, of this length, is probably not much more than half the weight of a monohull of the same length and it can be sailed with less crew effort.
If and around
If man is actually the product of his environment and if science can discover the laws of human nature and the ways in which environment determines what people do, then someone -- a someone probably standing outside traditional systems of values -- can turn around and develop completely efficient means for controlling people.
If you plan to visit any of these countries, you can obtain your International Driving Permit before you leave at a nominal fee -- around $3.00.
If the acting captain wanted his acting lieutenant to sit on his ass around the station all night, Killpath would just have to go out and drag Gun back by the heels once an hour ; ;
If that picture gets around and I find out you had anything to do with it, I'm going to send a couple of my boys around to see you ''.
If the Labours precede the events in Roger Ackroyd, then the Roger Ackroyd case must have taken place around twenty years later than it was published, and so must any of the cases that refer to it.
If one looks at the fields around the Deserted Village and right up the mountain, one can see the tracks in the fields of ' lazy beds ', which is the way crops like potatoes were grown.
If an implant is used, the individual runs the same risks and complications as those who use them for breast augmentation but has higher rates of capsular contracture ( tightening or hardening of the scar tissue around the implant ) and revisional surgeries.
If this were the case, such an area forming around a ship could cause it to sink very rapidly and without warning.
If a person's hands are placed around the glass without touching it, the vanes will turn slowly or not at all, but if the glass is touched to warm it quickly, they will turn more noticeably.
If y is a point where the vector field v ( y ) ≠ 0, then there is a change of coordinates for a region around y where the vector field becomes a series of parallel vectors of the same magnitude.
If the next time the orbit loops around phase space in a different way, then it is impossible to rectify the vector field in the whole series of patches.
If this view is correct, the epistle should be dated somewhere around 47, depending on other difficult to date events, such as Paul's conversion.
If not to make a direct change, this movement is in place to raise awareness about the effects that take place because of the physical things around us.
If the ideological approach is concerned with broad movements and the effects of the world around the filmmaker, then the auteur theory is diametrically opposed to it, celebrating the individual, usually in the person of the filmmaker, and how his personal decisions, thoughts, and style manifest themselves in the material.
If the chemistry is right, the organism ( or fragment of organism ) can act as a nucleus for the precipitation of minerals such as siderite, resulting in a nodule forming around it.
If all the dipoles in a piece of ferromagnetic material are aligned parallel, it creates a large magnetic field extending into the space around it.
If it is true that Mark was written around the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, around 70, they theorize that Luke would not have been written before 70.
If the German people has again now sacrificed around 160, 000 dead in the eastern campaign, the originators of this bloody conflict will have to pay for it with their lives.
" If it had not been for Apollinaire in uniform ," wrote Cocteau, " with his skull shaved, the scar on his temple and the bandage around his head, women would have gouged our eyes out with hairpins.
If Judge Landis was suspicious of an attorney's line of questioning, he would begin to wrinkle his nose, and once told a witness, " Now let's stop fooling around and tell exactly what did happen, without reciting your life's history.
If and outer
Some authors require in addition that μ ( C ) < ∞ for every compact set C. If a Borel measure μ is both inner regular and outer regular, it is called a regular Borel measure.
If the goalkeeper deflects the ball over the outer goal line, their team stays in possession of the ball in contrast to other sports like association football.
If you look at icons of Jesus and Mary: Jesus wears red undergarment with a blue outer garment ( God become Human ) and Mary wears a blue undergarment with a red overgarment ( human was granted gifts by God ), thus the doctrine of deification is conveyed by icons.
If heaven is a state of supernatural happiness and union with God, and hell is understood as a state of torture and separation from God then, in this view, the Limbo of Infants, although technically part of hell ( the outermost part, " limbo " meaning " outer edge " or " hem ") is seen as a sort of intermediate state.
If a charged Leyden jar is discharged by shorting the inner and outer coatings and left to sit for a few minutes, the jar will recover some of its previous charge, and a second spark can be obtained from it.
If a white dwarf has a close companion star that overflows its Roche lobe, the white dwarf will steadily accrete gas from the companion's outer atmosphere.
If Berrice was in the outer Hebrides, the crossing would have brought Pytheas to the vicinity of Trondheim, Norway, explaining how he managed to miss the Skagerrak.
If the raw wheat is broken into parts at the mill, as is usually done, the outer husk or bran can be used several ways.
If a meteoroid penetrated the satellite's outer hull, it would be detected by the temperature data sent back to Earth.
If components in binary star systems are close enough they can gravitationally distort their mutual outer stellar atmospheres.
If a white dwarf has a close companion star that overflows its Roche lobe, the white dwarf will steadily accrete gases from the star's outer atmosphere.
If the outer glazing has high ultraviolet transmittance, and the window in the trombe wall is normal glass, this allows efficient use of the ultraviolet light for heating.
If she accepts, she is tonsured in a formal service during which she is given the outer robe ( Exorassa ) and veil ( Epanokamelavkion ) to wear, and ( because she is now dead to the world ) receives a new name.
If A has a component A < sub ></ sub > = 11 and B has a component B < sub ></ sub >= 13, then the component of C formed by the outer product is C < sub ></ sub > = 143.
If V and W are finite-dimensional, then the space of all linear transformations from W to V, denoted Hom ( W, V ), is generated by such outer products ; in fact, the rank of a matrix is the minimal number of such outer products needed to express it as a sum ( this is the tensor rank of a matrix ).
If the angle of the plane of the blade is on the outer surface of the curve the gouge is called an ' incannel ' gouge, otherwise it is known as an ' outcannel ' gouge.
If the cage is grounded, the excess charges will go to the ground instead of the outer face, so the inner face and the inner charge will cancel each other out and the rest of the cage will retain a neutral charge.
If the dust disk is instead being generated from the outer debris disk, rather than from collisions in an asteroid belt, then no constraints on the planet's orbital eccentricity are needed to explain the dust distribution.
If their combined mass exceeds the Oppenheimer-Volkoff limit then the two will collapse into a black hole, resulting in a supernova that disperses the outer layers of the star.
If heated too quickly, the steam in the outer layers of the kernel can reach high pressures and rupture the hull before the starch in the center of the kernel can fully gelatinize, leading to partially popped kernels with hard centers.
If polymerase chain reaction ( PCR ) tests on infected material are positive, subsequent restriction endonuclease pattern analysis of the amplified outer membrane protein A gene can be done to determine the genotype.