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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 20 20 Browse Search
Xenophon, Hellenica (ed. Carleton L. Brownson) 4 4 Browse Search
Titus Livius (Livy), Ab Urbe Condita, books 21-22 (ed. Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 1 1 Browse Search
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commonly called glazers, are made of wooden disks or quadrants, so arranged as to present the end of the grain outwardly. They are fed with emery-cake; and by cutlers the wooden surface is frequently used without any leather covering. Globe. A sphere on which is represented the heavenly bodies; a celestial globe. A round model of the world, representing the land and sea, and usually the political divisions. A terrestrial globe. A celestial globe was taken from Egypt to Greece, 368 B. C. A terrestrial globe is said to have been made in the time of Anaximander of Miletus, about 550 B. C. This is highly improbable. The determination of the latitude and longitude of places was of a later date, and is a necessary incident of a terrestrial globe. The celestial globe of Billarus was taken away from Sinope by Lucullus (Strabo). The same writer mentions the sphere of Crates; Cicero that of Archimedes. Perhaps this was a planetarium. The planisphere of Dendera in Egypt is