With regard to the ancient Egyptians, however, we learn that the huntsmen Historic constituted an entire sub-division of the great second Field dresses and furniture were ornamented with similar subjects.2 The game pursued included the lion, the wild ass, the gazelle and the hare, and the implements chiefly employed seem to have been the javelin and the bow.
The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.
They had, besides, the lance, the club, sometimes studded with pebbles, and the javelin, and they seem to have known the shield.
The name Gaiseric is said to be derived from gais, a javelin, and reiks, a king.
The nucleus of the army was formed of armoured horsemen, excellently practised for long-distance fighting with bow and javelin, but totally unable to venture on a hand-to-hand conflict, their tactics being rather to swarm round the enemys squadrons and overwhelm them under a hail of missiles.
The byrnie or mail-shirt is often mentioned in Eddic songs: so are the axe, the spear, the javelin, the bow and arrows and the sword.
Meleager is represented as a tall, vigorous youth with curly hair, holding a javelin or a boar's head, and accompanied by a dog.
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For example ' Who has thrown the javelin the furthest during the Olympics?
He also won the javelin with a useful 34.09 meters throw.
Diagrams and words show why - in terms of moments and center of mass - the new javelin doesn't travel so far.
She had A second a string win when she took the javelin with a lifetime best throw of 17m 41.
And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.
The Roman legions with their heavy infantry armed with pilum, the heavy javelin.
javelin thrower Brett Byrd, one of Tamworth's top field athletes, will combine training at the track with indoor winter training.
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javelin title in the Under 15 category back in July.
javelin events, placing fourth and sixth.
Lindsay, AAA champion at U15 level last year locked horns with the 1999 ESAA junior boys javelin champion Andy Robinson.
Give it half an hour and you should be ready to deploy the old spam javelin.
She travels to Athens as the only British competitor in the women's javelin on Wednesday 25 August.
men's javelin: can Steve Backley finally win gold?
Thomas McDermott claimed the final medal winning silver in the u17 boy's javelin.
Hercules Wimbledon's top javelin thrower Bekele Tola gained a double success taking the javelin with 58.69 meters and shot with 10.89 meters.
Jeremy Smyth and Lynda Low, both silver medalists in 2001, took fourth and fifth in the 2003 javelin and hammer events respectively.
Currently in command of an anti-tank platoon, he is about to convert to the new Javelin weapons system.
Then there are night races and blinding sandstorms to struggle through not forgetting the odd throwing ax or javelin that may come your way.
They also throw the javelin, using hunting spears that are flung huge distances through the bush.
Holzinger interprets it as "man of the javelin": Hommel prefers "man of Selah," Selah being the Hebraized form of the Babylonian Sarrahu (i.e.
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These include discus, shot put, long jump, hurdles, high jump, and javelin.
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No definite line can be drawn between the spear proper and the javelin.
To succeed in the aim no small amount of dexterity was required, and unusual ability in the game was rated as high as corresponding excellence in throwing the javelin.
pole vaulters, javelin throwers, three-day eventers, and shot putters?
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