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Verfasser:Adam, Alexander
Titel:¬A¬ summary of geography and history, both ancient and modern
Titelzusatz:containing, An Account of the Political State, and Principal Revolutions of the most Illustrious Nations in Ancient and Modern Times ; their Manners and Customs ; the Local Situation of Cities ; especially of such as have been distinguished by Memorable Events: With an abridgement of the fabulous history or mythology of the Greeks. To which is prefixed, An Historical Account of the Progress and Improvements of Astronomy and Geography, from the earliest Periods to the Time of Sir Isaac Newton: Also, a brief Account of the Principles of the newtonian philosophy, occasionally compared with the Opinions of the Ancients, concerning the General and Particular Properties of Matter ; the Air, Heat and Cold Light, and its Effects ; the Laws of Motion ; the Planetary System, &c. - With a Short Description of the Component Parts of the Tereaqueous Globe, according to the Notions of the Ancients, and the more accurate Discoveries of Modern Chemists. Designed chiefly to connect the Study of Classical Learning with that of General Knowledge. By Alexander Adam, LL. D. Rector of the high school of Edinburgh. The second edition, corrected, To which is added, a geographical index, containing the Latin names of the principal countries, cities, Rivers, and Mountains mentioned in the Greek and Roman Classics ; With the Modern Names subjoined. Illustrated with maps
Verlagsort:London
Verlag:printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies (successors to Mr. Cadell) in the Strand; and W. Creech, at Edinburgh
Jahr:1797
Umfang:Online-Ressource (xii,858,[2]p.,plates)
Illustrationen:maps
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Fussnoten:English Short Title Catalog, T48833. - Includes a geographical index, separately printed in 1795 (pp.[739]-858). - Reproduction of original from British Library
Datenträger:Online-Ressource
Sprache:eng
(Sekundärform):Online-Ausg.
(Ort):Farmington Hills, Mich
(Verlag):Cengage Gale
(E-Jahr):2009
SWB-PPN:805236422
 
 
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