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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 858 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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IRVINGTON, a town of Essex county, New Jersey, U.S.A., bordering on the S.W. side of Newark. Pop. (10oo) 5255, of whom 993 were foreign-born; (too;) 7180; (1010) 11,877. Irvington is served by the Lehigh Valley railroad and by electric railway to Newark. It is principally a residential suburb of Newark, but it has a small smelter (for gold and silver), and various manufactures, including textile working machinery, sees") which is analogous to Fl roi " (" a God of Seeing ") in ' The stories, including the delightful history of the courting of Rebekah by proxy, are clue to the oldest narrators. Tin jarring chronological notices belong to the post-exilic framework of the book (see GENESIS). 2 The name is hopelessly obscure, and the identification with the mountain of the temple in Jerusalem rests upon a late view (2 Chron. iii. i). It is otherwise called " Yahweh-yir'eh " (" Y. measuring rules and artisans' tools. There are large strawberry xvi. 13. See further the commentaries. the Iliad and other works on the Homeric poems are still distinguished from Isaac of Nineveh, a Nestorian writer on the extant in MS. He died in the year 1o61. Isaac's great aim was ascetic life who belongs to the second half of the 7th century.' to restore the former strict organization of the government, and his reforms, though unpopular with the aristocracy and the clergy, and not understood by the people, certainly contributed to stave off for a while the final ruin of the Byzantine empire. See E. Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (ed. J. Bury, London, 1896, vol. v.); G. Finlay, History of Greece (ed. 1877, Oxford, vols. ii. and iii.).
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