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Acarnania Achaean Achaia Adriatic Aetolia afterwards Alexander Alps Ambracian Gulf ancient Apennines Apulia Arcadia Argolis Argos Asia Minor Aternus Athenians Athens Attica Augustus battle birthplace Boeotia BOUNDARIES Bruttium Caesar called Campania Cape capital Caria Carthaginians celebrated chief town climate coast colony Corinthian Gulf Danube defeated district east Elis Emperor Epirus Etruria Euboea Euxine extended famed famous feet flourishing flowing founded Gallia Gaul Greece Greek Hannibal harbour hence hills Homer important inhabitants Insulae Ionian island isthmus Italy King Lacus Lake Latium Locrians Locris Lucania Mare Mediterranean Megara mentioned Messenia modern Mons Monte Mount mountains mouth north-east north-west northern occupied Peloponnese Peloponnesian period Phocis Phrygia plain poet Portus PRINCIPAL Promontory prosperous province Rhine rich and fertile rivers RIVERS.—The Romans Rome Samnite Saronic Gulf shore Sicily Sinus south-east south-west southern Spartans square miles stood Strait temple territory Thessaly Tiber tribes tributaries valleys wine
Page 139 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil-olive, and honey...
Page 144 - ... deep questions where great names militate against each other ; where reason is perplexed ; and an appeal to authorities only thickens the confusion. For high and reverend authorities lift up their heads on both sides, and there is no sure footing in the middle. This point is, ' the great Serbonian bog, 'Twixt Damiata and Mount Casius old, Where armies whole have sunk.