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Near the end of the Hippodrome I came upon the Built Column, a truncated obelisk of blocks, all that remains of a monument that once rivalled the Colossus of Rhodes.
Near the end of his service he wrote that when the war was over he was going to buy two pups, name one of them `` Fall-in '' and the other `` Close-up '', and then shoot them both, `` and that will be the end of Fall-in and Close-up ''.
Near the end of Alexander's life, Alexander began to suspect plots against himself, and threatened Aristotle in letters.
" Near the end of his life, he fictionalized this experience in his book New Connecticut, originally circulated only among friends before its publication in 1881.
Near the west end of the lake it receives its first important tributary, the Lütschine.
Near the west end of Lake Thun, the river receives the waters of the Kander, which has just been joined by the Simme.
It has recently been suggested that the regional decline at the end of the Akkadian period ( and First Intermediary Period of the Ancient Egyptian Old Kingdom ) was associated with rapidly increasing aridity, and failing rainfall in the region of the Ancient Near East, caused by a global centennial-scale drought.
Near the end of the days of the vow, Paul was recognized outside Herod's Temple and was nearly beaten to death by a mob, " shouting, ' Men of Israel, help us!
Near the end, I could hardly breathe.
Near the end of his life, DeMille began pre-production work on a film biography of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scout Movement and had asked David Niven to star in the film, which was never made.
Near the end of the Daytona 500, he had a four-second lead when the final caution flag came out with a handful of laps to go.
Near the end of his term, his efforts to set up a summit meeting with the Soviets collapsed because of the U-2 incident when an American spy plane was shot down over Russia and its pilot captured.
Near the end, Don Quixote reluctantly sways towards sanity: an inn is just an inn, not a castle.
Near the end of the 17th century, John Phillips, a nephew of poet John Milton, published what is considered by Putnam the worst English translated version.
Near the end of his life, he became reclusive and produced frightening and obscure paintings of insanity, madness, and fantasy, while the style of the Black Paintings prefigures the expressionist movement.
Near the end of his 1796 paper on living and fossil elephants he said:
Near the end of this period his friend Basil died.
Near the end of the Second World War, Allied forces discovered that the SS had compiled lists of people slated for immediate arrest during the invasion of Britain in the abandoned Operation Sea Lion, and Wells was included in the alphabetical list on the same page of " The Black Book " as Rebecca West.
Near the end of 1840 he once again decided to sign ship's articles.
Near the end of his apprenticeship, Grien oversaw the production of stained glass, woodcuts and engravings, and therefore developed an affinity for them.
Near the end of his life, Caesar began to prepare for a war against the Parthian Empire.
Near the end of the book, Calvin describes and defends the doctrine of predestination, a doctrine advanced by Augustine in opposition to the teachings of Pelagius.
Near the end of his life, Justinian became ever more inclined towards the Monophysite doctrine, especially in the form of Aphthartodocetism, but he died before being able to issue any legislation which would have elevated its teachings to the status of dogma.

Near and first
Near the beginning of the first book of the Elements, Euclid gives five postulates ( axioms ) for plane geometry, stated in terms of constructions ( as translated by Thomas Heath ):
* Koine Greek: The fusion of various ancient Greek dialects with Attic, the dialect of Athens, resulted in the creation of the first common Greek dialect, which became a lingua franca across Eastern Mediterranean and Near East.
While the term grimoire is originally European, and many Europeans throughout history, particularly ceremonial magicians and cunning folk, have made use of grimoires, the historian Owen Davies noted that similar such books can be found all across the world, ranging from Jamaica to Sumatra, and he also noted that the first such grimoires could be found not in Europe but in the Ancient Near East.
This Harifian culture may have adopted the use of pottery from the Isnan culture and Helwan culture of Egypt ( which lasted from 9000-4500 BC ), and subsequently fused with elements from the PPNB culture during the climatic crisis of 6000 BC to form what Juris Zarins calls the Syro-Arabian pastoral technocomplex, which saw the spread of the first Nomadic pastoralists in the Ancient Near East.
The Atharvaveda, a sacred text of Hinduism dating from the Early Iron Age, is the first Indian text dealing with medicine, like the medicine of the Ancient Near East based on concepts of the exorcism of demons and magic.
Near Eastern antiquities, the second newest department, dates from 1881 and presents an overview of early Near Eastern civilization and " first settlements ", before the arrival of Islam.
The Crusades, first preached in 1095, were military attempts, by western European Christians, to regain control of the Middle Eastern Holy Land from the Muslims, and succeeded long enough to establish Christian states in the Near East.
* 1934 – Near Callander, Ontario, the Dionne quintuplets are born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne ; they will be the first quintuplets to survive infancy.
* In Die Erde is nah: die Marsexpedition ( 1970 ), by Ludek Pesek, published in English as The Earth is Near ( 1973 ), a crew of twenty men undertake the first manned mission to Mars, and after landing in the wrong area due to computer malfunction and / or human error, have to cope with vicious sand storms, and a long trek undertaken in vehicles to their original intended area of exploration.
Graeme Barker states " The first indisputable evidence for domestic plants and animals in the Nile valley is not until the early fifth millennium bc in northern Egypt and a thousand years later further south, in both cases as part of strategies that still relied heavily on fishing, hunting, and the gathering of wild plants " and suggests that these subsistence changes were not due to farmers migrating from the Near East but was an indigenous development, with cereals either indigenous or obtained through exchange.
Walter Burkert observes that " Frenzied women from whose lips the god speaks " are recorded in the Near East as in Mari in the second millennium BC and in Assyria in the first millennium BC.
City walls and fortifications were essential for the defense of the first cities in the ancient Near East.
Near Trier, American troops enter Germany for the first time.
" The Department was for the first time organized into geographical divisions, including the Far East, the Near East, Latin America and Western Europe.
In the Near East, the first half of this century was dominated by the Neo-Babylonian or Chaldean empire, which had risen to power late in the previous century after successfully rebelling against Assyrian rule.
* May 28 – Near Callander, Ontario, the Dionne quintuplets are born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, becoming the first quintuplets to survive infancy.
Proso millet appears to have reached Europe not long after its appearance in Georgia, first appearing in east and central Europe ; however, the grain needed a few thousand more years to cross into Italy, Greece, and Iran, and the earliest evidence for its cultivation in the Near East is a find in the ruins of Nimrud, Iraq dated to about 700 BC.
When combined with Near Vertical Incidence Skywave ( NVIS ) techniques and sufficient channels spread across the spectrum, an ALE node can provide greater than 95 % success linking on the first call, on a near-par with SATCOM systems.
In 1603 the first Western publication on the topic of the Assassins was authored by a court official for King Henry IV and was mainly based on the narratives of Marco Polo from his visits to the Near East.
* 12, 000 BC – Neolithic Revolution, the first agricultural revolution, begins in the ancient Near East
Pewter was first used around the beginning of the Bronze Age in the Near East.
Near the end of his first term, Mulroney gave a formal apology and a $ 300 million compensation package to the families of the 22, 000 Japanese Canadians who had been divested of their property and interned during World War II.

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