The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Unlike most kings of his time and area, he levied no taxes, depended on a
volunteer army, and had no harem. ... Because Saul had not killed Agag, the
Amalekite king, and had saved sheep and cattle for a sacrifice, Samuel informed
Saul that ...
From 746—721, when Samaria finally fell to the Assyrians, there were six kings,
the last being Hoshea, a conspirator who had assassinated the previous king.
The Assyrian king Sargon II deported the leading citizens of Samaria to Persia
The Babylonians worshipped the idol of the god Bel and daily provided him with
much food, but Daniel proved to the King that the food was in reality eaten by the
priests. The priests were punished by death and Bel's temple destroyed.
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