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  • well-known species of Secale cereale, a grass which probably is from western Asia. It closely resembles and is related to wheat. It is a hardy grain and
    775 bytes (125 words) - 09:46, 20 December 2006
  • the British Isles, and a native of Europe, north Africa and north and western Asia. It has smooth spreading branches, blunt oblong leaves and small bright
    277 bytes (62 words) - 14:50, 29 April 2016
  • South-western Asia, and more particularly in the Tigris-Euphrates valley, as the Biblical tradition of Genesis seems to indicate, or rather in Central Asia
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  • politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time. Although not a fully impartial
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  • the first Assyrian empire. He spread the dominion of Assyria over all western Asia, from Elam to the Mediterranean and from the Armenian Mountains to the
    4 KB (702 words) - 08:31, 21 February 2007
  • The New Student's Reference Work (1914) Asia 82135The New Student's Reference Work (1914) — Asia Asia (ā' shĭ-ȧ), is the largest continent of
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  • sent to Kings Amenhotep III and Amenhotep IV of Egypt, by rulers of Western Asia (Babylonia, Assyria, Mittani) and provincial governors of Amurru (Northern
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  • shrubs belonging to the natural order Leguminosae, and natives of Europe, western Asia and North Africa. Three are native in Britain. G. anglica is the needle-furze
    840 bytes (122 words) - 12:12, 4 June 2013
  • 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Afium-kara-hissar (category EB1911:Cities:Asia:Turkey)
    From its situation on the route of the caravans between Smyrna and western Asia on the one hand, and Armenia, Georgia, &c., on the other, the city became
    309 bytes (231 words) - 23:27, 21 February 2016
  • the greater part of his reign, maintained the Assyrian supremacy in Western Asia, and that in 645 he conquered Susa. The Medians too were subject to him
    197 bytes (250 words) - 14:23, 9 July 2016
  • its superior nasal bristles upturned vertically) also occur in south-western Asia, while the third (C. leptonyx or C. tingitanus, a smaller species characterized
    3 KB (476 words) - 18:30, 23 March 2013
  • 2:18). It is by far the largest and most important of all the rivers of Western Asia. From its source in the Armenian mountains to the Persian Gulf, into
    2 KB (549 words) - 21:55, 13 August 2008
  • His youth was passed in the troublous times of the Mongol advance into western Asia, and his father eventually retired to Antioch, where Bar-Hebraeus completed
    333 bytes (637 words) - 03:05, 2 August 2015
  • beneficial to the gardener.  A starling inhabiting the steppes and plains of Western Asia devours so many locusts that it is called the locust bird.  The ox-pecker
    1 KB (158 words) - 21:36, 9 February 2007
  • " The situation of this city is said to be the most beautiful of all Western Asia. It is mentioned among the conquests of the Egyptian king Thothmes III
    3 KB (631 words) - 05:20, 8 October 2009
  • conditions having existed from time immemorial in the major part of western Asia, and still existing, caravans always have been the principal means for
    285 bytes (1,402 words) - 06:12, 9 November 2015
  • studied the cuneiform inscriptions, and pub. The Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia (1861-80), Outlines of the History of Assyria (1852). He deciphered most
    735 bytes (88 words) - 21:27, 21 November 2009
  • proverbial. It is an inhabitant of nearly all Europe, as well as of western Asia and northern Africa, Other species are the black or silver gray, the
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  • — AssyriaGeorge Reynolds ASSYRIA. A great and powerful country in western Asia, whose capital was Nineveh. It derived its name apparently from Asshur
    332 bytes (57 words) - 11:49, 21 August 2015
  • PENNYROYAL (Mentha pulegium), a species of mint, a native of Europe and western Asia, abundant in England and in some parts of Ireland, not found wild in
    874 bytes (118 words) - 21:36, 5 January 2014

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