g of this book is not certain, but it details the experiences of an Israelite of Naphtali, a prisoner in Nineveh in the reigns of Shalmanezer and Sennacherib.
The statement of Herodotus that the Greeks derived the sundial from the Chaldeans is no doubt correct.
In the time of Ahaz, the communications between Assyria and Palestine were open and well traveled, as the Israelites well knew and felt.
Homer describes the sun-dial, 950 B. C.
The dial was introduced in Athens by Meton, 433 B. C.
By L. Papirius Cursor into Rome, 293 B. C.
Hipparchus used a dial at Alexandria, 130 B. C.
Augustus set one up on a magnificent scale in the Campus Martius.
(Fr. Suint-de-verre.) A saline scum which rises to the surface of fused glass in the pot, and is skimmed off. Called also glass-gall; sadwei.
A process for grinding and abrading hard substances by the impact of a stream of sand propelled by an air or steam jet.
In depolishing gl