The principal towns are Scutari (Albanian Shkoder, with the definite article Shkodr-a), the capital of the vilayet of that name, pop. 32,000; Prizren, 30,000; Iannina (often incorrectly written Ioannina), capital of the southern vilayet, 22,000; Jakova, 12,000; Dibra, 15,000; Prishtina, 11,000; Ipek (Sla y.
Snails are reared in some parts of the country as an article of food, those of Burgundy being specially esteemed.
Dicey, The Privy Council (London, 1887); and the article PRIVY COUNCIL.
The work of Justus Byrgius is described in the article Logarithm.
Smith's article "Levites" in the 9th edition of the Ency.
An important modern application of the micrometer, which is not dealt with in the article Transit Circle, is that which is now called " the travelling wire micrometer."
See article by J.
He was author of the article "Bridges" in the ninth edition of this encyclopaedia.
- On the Prytaneum as the centre of an ancient state see article Fire, and references in a paper (s.v.) by Frazer (Journal of Philology, 1885, xiv.
Curtius, Attische Studien, and an article by Scholl (Hermes, v.
S.); and Sidney Lee's article in the Dict.
In that article it is mentioned that a Scotsman in 1594 in a letter to Tycho Brahe held out some hope of logarithms; it is likely that the person referred to is John Craig, son of Thomas Craig, who has been mentioned as one of the colleagues of John Napier's father as justice-depute.
Pollard's article in the Dict.
I I; comp. the article Passover).
GIRAFFE, a corruption of Zarafah, the Arabic name for the tallest of all mammals, and the typical representative of the family Giraffidae, the distinctive characters of which are given in the article Pecora, where the systematic position of the group is indicated.
It is beyond the scope of the present article to attempt to describe the different forms of budding fungi (Saccharomyces), mould fungi and bacteria which are capable of fermenting sugar solutions.
The determination of the motion in the aether, due to the action of a periodic force at a given point, is discussed in the article Diffraction Of Light (§ Ii).
Thus by equation (18) of § II of the article Diffraction Of Light, the secondary disturbance is expressed by D' - D n 2 Tsin sin (nt - kr) D 47rb2 r _ D' - D irTsin O sin (nt - kr) (3)1 The preceding investigation is based upon the assumption that in passing from one medium to another the rigidity of the aether does not change.
The four-book numbering is now the current one and is adopted in this article though there is little doubt that there were originally four books besides the Cynthia.
See also bibliography to the article Vestments.
Rice is the chief article of export, dried or salted fish, pepper and cotton ranking next in order of value.
For the internal structural details of the micrometer the reader is referred to the article " Micrometer " in the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Double Image Micrometers are described in the article HELIO METER (q.v.).
The treaty of Blois had contained a secret article providing for an attack on Venice, and this ripened into the league of Cambray, which was joined by the emperor in December 1509.
A full bibliography of the subject will be found in the article in Daremberg and Saglio, Dictionnaire des antiquites, to which may be added R.
(as are all pitches in this article), is a' 393.2.
Schmidt, Leibnitz and Baumgarten (Halle, 1875); and article Aesthetics.
71, and article Image) .
It is impossible in this article to give a detailed description of the apparatus, but the reader is referred to Astron.
It is to concordats in this later sense that this article refers.
See also the present writer's article in the Dict.
For a popular but authentic account of some of Lord Rayleigh's scientific work and discoveries, see an article by Sir Oliver Lodge in the National Review for September 1898.
The cavalry weapons are a straight sword (that of the heavy cavalry is illustrated in the article SWORD), a bamboo lance and the Lebel carbine.