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MEKONG, river, South-Eastern Asia, xv. MELETIAN SCHISM, of early church, | MELTING OF METAL, for castings, ix. 832; IV. 725; VI. 94; XXI. 152, 851. XIII. 630.

481. MEKRAN, district, Baluchistan, III. MELFI, town, Italy, xv. 840.

MELTON MOWBRAY, town, England, 301.

Duke of, Austrian general, xvi. XV. 842. MELA, Pomponius, Latin geographer, 778.

MELUN, town, France, xv. 842. xv. 832.

MELGHAT, district, India, VIII. 148. MELUSINA, Legend of, XVI. 40. MELACONITE, mineral, XVI. 385; VI. MELIA, genus of trees, XVIII. 519. MELVILLE, Viscount, Scottish politician, 347

MELIADUS, in Arthurian romance, xx. xv. 843. MELAMPODIDÆ, Greek race, XVII. 648.

Andrew, Scottish scholar and Re320.

MELIAN EARTH, pigment, xv. 841. former, xv. 843; XXI. 506; supporter MELAMPUS, on physiognomy, xix. 4. MELILLA, town, Morocco, XVI. 830. of Presbyterianism, XIX. 681. MELANCHOLIA, disease, XIII. 104. MELINÆ, subfamily of carnivorous

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John Whyte, Scottish MELANCHTHON, Philip, German Re mammals, XV. 439.

novelist, xv. 844. former, xv.833; XX. 327; on education, MELINOPHANE, mineral, xvi. 418.

Sir James, Scottish statesman, VII. 673; his relations with Luther, MELISSA, wife of Periander, xvIII. 528.

XXI. 505. XV. 82.

MELISSUS, Eleatic philosopher, VIII. 2. James, Scottish poet, XXI. 542. MELANERPES, genus of birds, xxiv. MELITA, island, Mediterranean Sea, xv. Lake, Labrador, North America, 652. 840, 341.

XIV. 175 MELANESIA, island groups,

South MELITE, Corneille's work, Vi. 420. MELVILL VAN CARNBEE, Pieter, Baron, Pacific Ocean, xv. 835; xix. 418; MELITENE, district, Cappadocia, Asia Dutch geographer, xv. 844. myths of the natives, XVII. 148.

Minor, v. 75.

MEMEL, town, Germany, xv. 845. MELANIA, Roman matron, friend of town, Asia Minor, xv. 320. MEMLING, Hans, Flemish painter, xv. Rufinus, XXI. 55.

MELITHREPTUS, genus of birds, xxiv. 845. MELANITE, mineral, XVI. 411.

824.

MEMLOOKS, or Mamelukes, sultans and MELANOCHROIC TYPE, of man, 11. 113; MELITO, bishop of Sardes, Christian beys of Egypt, xv. 346; VII. 756; in Asia, II. 696.

apologist, xv. 840; on the canon, v. 6. massacre of, vii. 762, 764; defeat of, MELANOCORYPHA, genus of birds, Xiv. MELITOPOL, town, Russia, xxIII. 83. by the Turks, XXIII. 643. 316; XV. 467.

MELIZOPHILUS, genus of birds, xxiv. MEMMI, Lippo, Italian painter, XV. 585. MELANOSIS, disease, xvIII. 402. 553.

Simon (Simone Martini), Italian MELANOSPERMEÆ, suborder of Alga, I. MELKART, or Melkarth, the Tyrian painter, xv. 585. 508.

Hercules, III. 175; XVIII. 803; temple MEMMINGEN, town, Bavaria, xv. 846. MELANTERITE, mineral, XVI. 401. of, at Tyre, XXIII. 711.

MEMNON, of ancient mythology, xv. MELAPHYRE, rock, X. 235.

MELLIFONT, Ireland, Abbey of, xv. 847; vocal statue of, ii. 390; VII. 779. MELASSA, town, Asia Minor, v. 103. 315.

Rhodian general, xv. 140; XVIII. MELBOURNE, town, Victoria, Australia, MELLILITE, mineral, XVI. 412.

581. xv. 835 ; III. 114; library of, xiv. | MELLITE, mineral, XVI. 428.

MEMNONIA, Greek mortuary establish550; observatory, XVII. 716; telescope MELLIVORA, genus of carnivorous ments, XVII. 20. in observatory, XXIII. 147; university, mammals, XX. 288.

MEMNONIUM, temple, Egypt, vii. 779; XXIII. 856; XXIV, 218.

MELLO, Fontes Pereira de, Portuguese II. 390; XV. 847. Second Viscount, English states statesman, XIX. 554.

MEMONS, Indian Moslem class, XII. 746. man, xv. 838; VIII. 366.

MELLONI, Macedonio, Italian physicist, MEMORABILIA, Xenophon's work, xxiv. MELCHIADES, pope, xv. 839.

XV. 840.

721. MELCHITES, sect of the Greek Church, MELO, Francisco Manuel de, Spanish Memory, in psychology, XX. 47, 60; XV. 839; XX. 631. historian, XXII. 359.

loss of, in aphasia, 11. 171; mnemonics, MELCHIZEDEK, of Scripture xv. 839. MELOCACTUS, group of Cactaceæ, iv.

XVI. 532. MELCOMBE REgis, town, England, xxiv. 625.

MEMPHIS, ancient town, Egypt, XV. 847; 522.

MELODEON, musical instrument, xvII. VII. 770; Alexander's sacrifice and MELDE'S EXPERIMENTS, on vibrating 106.

triumph at, 1. 482; mummies of, XVII. strings, 1. 112.

MELODISTS, Greek hymn-writers, XII. MELDI, tribe, Gaul, xv. 669. 580.

-, town, Tennessee, U.S.A., XV. 847. MELEAGER of Gadara, Greek antho- | MELODY, in music, XVII. 77.

MEMPHITIC, Egyptian dialect, VI. 355. logist, II. 103.

MELOLONTHA VULGARIS, wheat pest, MENA, Juan de, Spanish poet, XVI. 1; MELEAGRINA MARGARITIFERA, pearl XXIV. 536.

XXII. 355. oyster, XVIII. 446; shell of, xvII. 2. MELON, plant and fruit, xv. 841; XII. MÉNAGE, Gilles, French scholar, XVI. 1; MELEAGRIS, genus of birds, xix. 646; 271; of Nusrabad, Persia, xvIII. 624. 1. 784; IX. 657; ana of, 1. 784. XXIII. 657 MELONITE, mineral, xvi. 393.

MENAI STRAITS, Wales, Bridges across, MELECH, Semitic divinity, xxIII. 237. MELON-THISTLE CACTUS, plant, iv. IV. 334; XX. 234. MELEDA, island, Adriatic Sea, xv. 840. 625.

ME-NAM, river, Siam, XXI. 850. MELEGUETA PEPPER, drug, XI. 36. MELONYCTERIS, genus of bats, XV. 410. MENANDER, Greek poet, XVI. 2. MELENDEZ VALDES, Juan, Spanish MELORIA, Italy, Battle of (1284), xix. Indo-Scythian king, XIV. 227; poet, xv. 839.

XVIII. 599.
Meles, genus of carnivorous mammals, Melos, island, Ægean Sea, xv. 841. , Syrian Gnostic, X. 703.

MELPOMENE, Muse of tragedy, xvII. - PROTECTOR, Byzantine historian, river, Smyrna, Asia Minor, xxII. 74.

IV. 612. 187.

MELROSE, town, Scotland, xv. 842; MENANGKABAU, ancient principality, MELESIGENES, name for Homer, XII. architecture of abbey, II. 429.

Sumatra, XXII. 639. 109.

MELTIADES (Melchiades), pope, xv. 839. | MEN-AT-ARMS, 11. 568.

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MENCIUS, Chinese sage, XVI. 3. MENGS, Antony Raphael, German | MENTHA, genus of plants, xvi. 491; MENDAÑA, Alvaro de, Spanish navi painter, xvi. 10.

XVIII. 517. gator, X. 185; discoverer of Solomon MENHADEN, fish, xvI. 10; oil from, MENTHOL, drug, XVIII. 518. Islands, XXII. 253.

XVII. 747

MENTHON, spa, France, XXI. 332. ISLANDS (Marquesas), South MENHIRS, ancient stone monuments, II. MENTON, or Mentone, town, France, Pacific, xv. 564. 383; IV. 118; XXI. 51.

XVI. 28. MENDEL, David (August Neander), MENIÈRE'S DISEASE, Use of salicylate MENTOR, Persian satrap, XVIII. 580. German church historian, xvII. 304.

of sodium in treatment of, xxi. 217. MENTU, Egyptian divinity, VII. 716. MENDELSSOHN, Dorothea, wife of MENILEK, son of the queen of Sheba, 1. MENTZ (Mainz, q.v.), town, Hesse-DarmFriedrich Schlegel, XXI. 409. 65.

stadt, Germany, xv. 305. Felix, German musical composer, MENILITE, mineral, XVI. 390.

MENURA, genus of birds, XV. 115. XVI. 6; as symphonist, XVII. 97. MENIN, town, Belgium, XVI. II. MENVID, Eric, king of Denmark, xi. Moses, German-Jewish philo- MENINGITIS, disease, XVI. II.

450. sopher, XVI. 9; X. 534; XIII. 680; XIV. MENIPPEAN SATIRES, of Varro, xxiv. MENZEL, Wolfgang, German poet and 479; his controversy with Jacobi, 93.

historian, XVI. 29. XIII. 537

MENIPPÉE, Satire, in French literature, MENZELEH, lake, Egypt, VII. 709. MENDERE, river, Turkey in Asia, XXIII. IX. 655.

MENZELINSK, town, Russia, XXIII. 578.

MENKARA, Egyptian king, VII. 733; 717. MENDES, Gonçalo, chancellor of Portu mummy of, XVII. 21; pyramid of, xx. MENZIES, Michael, inventor of a thrashgal, XIX. 541. 123.

ing-machine, 1. 302. MENDESIAN GOAT, Egyptian divinity, | MENKAURA, or Menkara, king of Egypt, MEPHISTOPHELES, XVI. 29. VII. 717.

VII. 733; mummy of, XVII. 21; pyra- MEPHITIS, genus of carnivorous mamMENDIBURU, General, Peruvian historio

mid of, xx. 123.

mals, XXII. 126. grapher, xvill. 675.

MENNONITES, Christian sect, xvi. 11; MEPHITISM, Death from, XV. 781. MENDICANT FRIARS, I. 21; XVI. 710. 1. 787.

ME-PING, river, Siam, xxi. 850. MENDICANTS, Buddhist order of, iv. MENNO SIMONS, founder of the Men- MEQUINEZ, town, Morocco, XVI. 29, 434. nonites, XVI. II; III. 354.

830. MENDIP HILLS, Somerset, England, MENO, dialogue of Plato, xix. 197. MERAGHA, or Maragha (q.v.), town, XXII. 257

MENOBRANCHUS, genus of Amphibia, Persia, xv. 525. MENDIPITE, mineral, xvi. 384.

1. 756.

MERAN, town, Tyrol, Austria, XVI. 29. MENDOWG, king of the Lithuanians, MENODONTIDÆ, fossil ungulate mam MERAPI, volcano, Sumatra, XXII. 638. XIV. 702.

mals, XV. 429.

MERAWI, town, Ethiopia, XVI. 40. MENDOZA, town, Argentine republic, MENOMINEE, river, Wisconsin, U.S.A., MERCANTILE MARINE, Laws affecting XVI. 9. XII. 831; XVI. 340.

seamen of the, XXI. 605; its connexion Antonio de, Spanish governor, MENOMINEES, American-Indian tribe, with the navy, XVII. 289, 290. Mexico, XVI. 219.

XII. 831.

MERCANTILE SYSTEM, in economics, Antonio de, Peruvian viceroy, | MENOPOMA, genus of Amphibia, I.

XIX. 354. XVIII. 677.

759.

MERCATOR, Gerardus, Belgian geoDiego de, Spanish ruler in Siena, MENORATH HAMMAOR, Midrash, xvi. grapher, XVI. 30; XV. 520; his contriXXII. 42. 288.

butions to cartography, XVII. 253; Diego Hurtado de, Spanish poet MENOTTI, Ciro, Italian politician, XIII. globes constructed by, x. 681. and historian, XVI. 9; XXII. 357, 359. 486.

Romoldus, his contributions to , Iñigo Lopez de, marquis of Santil. MENPTAH, king of Egypt, vii. 739; cartography, XVII. 253. lana, Spanish poet, XXI. 300.

tomb of, at Thebes, XXIII. 622. MERCATOR'S PROJECTION, in maps, X. Pedro de, his discoveries in South MENSHIKOFF, Alexander Danilovich, 208. America, II. 489.

favourite of Peter the Great of Russia, MERCEDARIO, mountain, Chili, v. 616. MENDRISIO, town, Switzerland, xxIII. XVI. 12; XXI. 98.

MERCEDES, town, Uruguay, XXIV. 15. 351.

Alexander Sergeievich, Russian MERCHANDISE MARKS ACT (1887), MENEC, France, Menhirs at, v. 118; general, xvI. 13.

XXIII. 498.
XXI. 51.
MENSTRUATION, XX. 408.

MERCHANT ADVENTURERS, Company, MENEGHINITE, mineral, XVI. 395. MENSURATION, XVI. 13.

XXI. 826. MENELAUS, in Greek legend, xvi. 10. MENTAL ALIENATION, XIII. 95; XV. MERCHANTMEN, The, Aristophanes's Greek astronomer, XX. 88. 780.

play, II. 509. Jewish high priest, XIII. 421. MENTAL ASSOCIATION, II. 730.

MERCHANT SEAMEN, Laws affecting, MENES, king of Egypt, vii. 731. MENTAL DISEASES, XIII. 95.

XXI. 605. MENESTHEI PORTUS, of Ptolemy, Spain, MENTAL POWERS, of man, II. 109. MERCHANTS OF

STEELYARD, XX. 99.

MENTAL RESERVATION, XIV. 638. London, XXII. 528. MÉNEVILLE, Guérin, on silkworm | MENTAL SCIENCE, XX. 37.

MERCHANT TAYLOR'S SCHOOL, London, disease, XXII. 59.

MENTAL WORK, Diet for, VII. 204. XIV. 835. MENEZES, F. Xavier de, Portuguese MENTAPOK, mountains, North Borneo, MERCHISTON, Napiers of, Scottish historian, XIX. 557. XXI, 123

family, XVII. 177. MENGKA, town, Formosa, China, ix. MENTAWEI ISLANDS, Sumatra, XXII. MERCIA, ancient kingdom, England, 417. 638, 639.

VIII. 270, 282. MENGO, Jerome, his Exorcist's Manual, MENTEITH, district, Scotland, xvIII. MERCURE DE FRANCE, Paris newsVII. 62. 667.

paper, XVII. 424. MENGOTTI, Count Francesco, Italian MENTELIN,Johan, early German printer, MERCURIAL AIR-PUMP, XVI. 30; XIX. economist, XIX. 363. XXIII. 688.

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MERCURIAN, Eberhard, general of the MERLIN (Myrdhinn), Welsh bard, 11. | MÉRYON, Charles, French etcher, XVI. Jesuits, XIII. 653.

650; V. 318. MERCURIUS, early English newspapers

in Arthurian romance, XX. 645.

Charles Lewis, physician, bioof the name, XVII. 414.

BRITANNICUS, on physiognomy, grapher of Lady Hester Stanhope, — (Pope John II.), XIII. 710. XIX. 5.

XXII. 450.
MERCURY, Roman god (the Greek | MERLUCCIUS, genus of fishes, XI. 378. MESAA, plant, Arabia, II. 236.
Hermes), xvi. 31; XI. 749.

MERMAIDS, in popular mythology, XVI. MESATIS, settlement, Greece, XVIII. metal, xvi. 31, 382; as chemical 39.

410. element, v. 527; cyanide of, xx. 23; MERMAIDS' PURSES, egg-cases of dog. MESCHERYAKS, or Meschers, people, ores of, xvI. 58; spectrum of, xxII. fish, vii. 332.

Russia, XVI. 45; XXI. 115. 376; sulphide of, native, v. 785; sur MERMEN, in popular mythology, XVI. MESCHOVSK, town, Russia, XVI. 46. face tension of, v. 65; production 39.

MESEMBRYANTHEMUM, plant, XII. 263. of, in U.S.A., XXIII. 816; use of, for MERMIS, genus of nematode worms, MESENE, kingdom, Mesopotamia, xvi. barometers, III. 381; use of, in mediXVII. 325.

51. cine, xvi. 34; in thermometry, XI. MERMNAD, dynasty of Lydian kings, MESHA, king of Moab, XIII. 407; XVI. 564.

534; Hebrew inscription of, XXI. 645. planet, II. 777, 782, 790.

MERODACH, Assyrian divinity, xxIII. MESHECH, of Scripture, XIII. 593. MANOMETER, XV. 495. 237

MESHED, town, Persia, XVI. 46; XVIII. VAPOUR, Temperature of, xx. MEROE, town, Ethiopia, XVI. 40.

618, 626, 628; pilgrimages to, XIX. 93. 131.

MEROGENESIS, bud - formation, in | MESHED-ALI, town, Asiatic Turkey, MERENRA, Egyptian king, Mummy of, growth of organisms, XII. 555; XXIV. XVI. 46.

183.

MESHHED-HOSEIN (Kerbela), town, MEREWINGS (Merovingians), Frankish MEROM, Waters of, Palestine, XIII. 746. Asiatic Turkey, XIV. 48. dynasty, ix. 528; X. 477.

MEROSTOMATA, division of Crustacea, MESHIHA-ZEKHA, Syriac writer, XXII. MERGANSER, bird, XVI. 35.

VI. 662.

838. MERGUI, district and town, British MEROVINGIAN KINGs, Frankish dyn- MESHIK, mountains, Transcaucasia, Burmah, xvi. 36. asty, ix. 528; X. 477.

Russia, XXIII. 513. MERGUS, genus of birds, XVI. 35. MEROVINGIAN WRITING, XVIII. 157. MESHRAAT AL-Ksiri, town, Morocco, MERIAN, Madame, on the luminosity of MERREM, Blasius, on birds, xvIII. 19; XVI. 832. the lantern-fly, XIV. 290.

on reptiles, XX. 436.

MESiHi, Turkish poet, XXIII. 656. MERICI, Angela de, founder of the MERRETT, Christopher, on birds, xviii. MESJID-I-JUMA, Mosque of, Herat, Ursuline order, XVI. 712; XXIV. 14. 4.

Afghanistan, XI. 714. MERIDA, town, Spain, xvi. 36; XXII. MERRIMAC, river, Massachusetts, U.S.A., MESMER, Friedrich Anton, founder of 307. XV. 611.

mesmerism, XV. 277. town, Venezuela, XXIV. 139, 140. MERSE, district, Scotland, 111. 612. MESMERISM, XV. 277; II. 505; Harriet town, Yucatan, Mexico, xvi. 36, MERSEBURG, town, Germany, XVI. 41.

Martineau on, xv. 584. 214; population, XXIV. 758.

MERSENNE, Marin, French philosopher MESNE PROCESS, in law, XIX. 789. MERIDEN, town, Connecticut, U.S.A., and musician, xvII. 88; XXIII. 520; MESNEVI, Turkish poem, xxiii. 656. XVI. 37.

correspondent of Descartes, VII. 116. MESOBLAST, layer of tissue in animal MERIDIAN, in astronomy, 11. 764. MERSEY, river, England, xiv. 252, 712; embryo, II. 51; VIII. 747; XXII. 106. in geography, X. 198; measure tunnel under, XXII. 623.

MESOLA, town, Greece, xvi. 53. ment of arc of, Il. 792; VII. 597; river, Nova Scotia, XVII. 601. MESOLITE, mineral, XVI. 423. measurement of direction of, x. 165. MERSINA, town, Cilicia, Asia Minor, v. MESOLONGHI, or Missolonghi, town, First, of different map-makers, xv. 777.

Greece, XVI. 524. 521.

MERSWIN, Rulmann, German mystic, MESOPLODON, genus of cetacean mam-
Magnetic, XV. 220, 235.
XVII. 133, 486.

mals, xv. 397
ALTITUDES, Observation of, at sea, MERTHYR TYDFIL (or Tydvil), town, MESOPOTAMIA, country, Western Asia,
XVII. 268.
Wales, XVI. 41.

XVI. 47; III. 183; XXIII. 653. CIRCLE, astronomical instrument, MERTON, England, Synod of (1255),

Parthian kingdom of, XVIII. 592. XXIII. 515.

VIII. 373.

MESOSTATES, in physiology, xix. 19. MERIDIANS, Convergency of, in survey COLLEGE, Oxford, xviii. 97.

MESOTHERIUM, fossil ungulate maming, XXII. 706.

MERTVY KULTUK, bay, Caspian Sea, mal, xv. 427. MERIDIONAL LINE, Division of, for

V. 177.

MESOWAH (Massowah), town on Red chart-making, XVII. 254.

MERU, Aryan paradise, Central Asia, Sea, xv. 619. MÉRIMÉE, Prosper, French novelist and

MESOZOIC PERIOD, Mammals of, xv. archæologist, XVI. 37.

mountain, Eastern Africa xiv. 73. 375. MERINOS, Rabbi (Rabbi Jonah), Jewish or Merv, town, Central Asia, XVI. MESOZOIC ROCKS, X. 352. philologist, XIII. 737. 41; XXIII. 512.

MESPILA, ancient town, Mesopotamia, MERINO SHEEP, Spanish breed, xxII. MERULA, genus of birds, XXIII. 322. XVI. 868.

300; introduced into England by MERV, town, Central Asia, xvi. 41; MESPILUS, genus of trees, xv. 824. George III., 1. 303; wool of, xxiv. XXIII. 512; wall of Antiochus at, MESQUES, mountains, Transcaucasia, 655. XVIII. 587.

Russia, XXIII. 513. MERIONETH, county, Wales, xvI. 38; | MERVEILLE, La, abbey, Mont St Michel, MESSA, town, Morocco, XVI. 831. representation, xxIII. 727.

France, xvI. 797.

MESSALA CORVINUS, friend and patron MERISTEM, formative tissue of plants, MERWA, hill, Mecca, xv. 674.

of Tibullus, XXIII. 348. MERWAN I., caliph, xvi. 569.

MESSALIANS, Eastern ascetics, XVI. MERLIN, bird, ix. 3.

II., caliph, xvi. 576.

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insects, XII. 573; XIII. 146; animal, to the science by Deluc, vii. 54; by Claudius, v. 817; XVII. 348. myths of, xv. 89.

Fitzroy, ix. 272; by Henry, XI. 675; MESSANA, or Messina, town, Sicily, xvi. METAPAN, town, Salvador, Central by Leverrier, xiv. 487; by Saussure, 56; XXII. 20, 31. America, XXI. 268.

XXI. 324; meteorological societies, MESSAPIANS, ancient Italian people, METAPHOR, in rhetoric, XX. 513.

XXII. 225. XIII. 443; their language, XIV. 327. METAPHRASTES, Symeon, Byzantine METGE, Bernat, Catalan writer, xxii. MESSARIA, plain, Cyprus, vi. 747. hagiographer, XXII. 811.

364. MESSCHERT, Willem, Dutch poet, XII. METAPHYSIC, or Metaphysics, XVI. 79; METHANE, normal paraffin, v. 558. 97.

XVIII. 792; in relation to logic, xiv. -, volcano, Greece, XI. 82. MESSEDAGLIA, Angelo, Italian econo 785, 798; to psychology, xx. 37; to METHEGLIN, or Hydromel, beverage mist, XIX. 394.

theology, xxIII. 268; of Aristotle, II. from honey, XII. 137. MESSEIX, coal-mines, France, xx. 120. 521; contributions to, by Hamilton, METHIDES, Metallic, XVI. 197. MESSENE, ancient town, Greece, XVI. XI. 417; by Locke, XIV. 757; Herbart | METHOD, Discourse of, Descartes's, VII. 52; coins of, xvII. 643.

on, XI. 718; Herder on, XI. 729; 119. MESSENIA, state, Greece, XVI. 52.

Kant's, XIII. 848; Lotze's, xv. 14; METHODISM, religious organization, MESSENIUS, Johannes, Swedish drama Spinoza on, XXII. 402.

XVI. 185; English, VIII. 378; Wesley's tist, XXII. 754.

Institutes of, by Ferrier, IX. 110. founding of, xxiv. 504. MESSIAH, XVI. 53, 315; XIII. 657; ques- METAPONTUM, town, Magna Græcia, Roman system of medicine, xv. tion of his identity with Isaiah's Ser Italy, XVI. 103; XV. 37.

802. vant of Jehovah, XIII. 382.

METASTASIO (Pietro Trapassi), Italian METHODIUS, St, apostle of the Slavs, - Handel's oratorio, XI. 436. poet and dramatist, xvi. 103; XIII.

XVI. 194. Klopstock’s poem, X. 535; Xiv. 513

-bishop of Tyre, early hymn-writer, 109. METATHERIA, division of Mammalia,

XII. 579. MESSIAHS, False, in ist century, XXII. XV. 371, 378.

METHUEN, John, English envoy to 78, 80.

METAURUS, Italy, Battle of (207 B.C.), Portugal, xix. 549. MESSINA, town, Sicily, XVI. 56; XXII. XI. 444; XX. 750.

TREATY (1703), XIX. 549; XXII. 20, 31. METAXITE, mineral, xvi. 414.

336. Straits of, Sicily, XXII. 29.

MÉTAYAGE, system of land tenure, 1. METHYL, in chemistry, XVI. 194. MESSIRAS, African race, V. 281.

414; XIV. 268.

METHYLAMINES, in chemistry, XVI. MESTA, La, Spanish corporation, xxII. METAZOA, division of the animal king 196. 334.

dom, II. 51; XIX. 830; skeletal condi- | METHYLPHOSPHINES, in chemistry, MESTIZO, issue of white and Negro or tions of, XXII. 106.

XVI. 197 Indian, xvII. 319; II. 494.

METCALFE, Lord, British administrator, METHYMNA, town, Lesbos, Asia Minor, MESUA, Arabic physician, xv. 805.

XVI. 105.

XIV. 474. META, river, South America, xvII. 844. METCHETNOYE, town, Russia, xvII. METHYSTICIN, vegetable crystalline METABOLISM, physiological process, 504.

principle, XIV. 18. XIX. 13, 49; of tissues and glands, METELLUS, Quintus Cæcilius, Celer, METICS, foreign settlers in Athens, XVII. 679, 682; in plants, XIX. 49. Roman prætor, XVI. 106.

Solon's treatment of, XXII. 255.
Diseases of, xvIII. 385.

Quintus Cæcilius, Macedonicus, METIDJA, plain, Algeria, 1. 563.
METACENTRE, in hydrostatics, XII. Roman prætor, XVI. 106.

METILIN (Lesbos), island, Ægean Sea, 443.

Quintus Cæcilius, Numidicus, Turkey, XIV. 474. METACHIRUS, group of marsupial mam Roman general, XVI. 106; XIII. 767; METIUS, James, his relation to invenmals, XVII. 796. XX. 758.

tion of the telescope, XXIII. 136. METALLIC BEETLE, VI. 132.

Quintus Cæcilius, Pius, Roman METKARI HOLDINGS, India, 1. 437. METALLOIDS, X. 222; spectra of, XXII general, xvI. 106.

METONIC CYCLE, in astronomy, Il. 747; 375.

, Quintus Cæcilius, Pius Scipio, IV. 668. METALLURGY, XVI. 57; of lead, xiv. Roman general, xvi. 106.

METOPES, Greek sculptures, II. 349. 375; Plattner's contributions to, xix. METEMME (Galabat), town, Upper METOPOSCOPY, in physiognomy, XIX. 4. 213.

Egypt, X. 17.

METRE, in poetry, XIX. 258. METALS, XVI. 63; X. 222; alloys of, 1. METEMPSYCHOSIS, transmigration, XVI. standard of length, xxiv.480; VII.

588; elasticity of, vii. 800; electric 106; XV. 91; Hindu doctrine, xxi. 606. conductivity of, vIII. 51; expansions 289; XXIV. 117; Pythagorean, XX. 139. METRETES, Greek measure, XXIV. 485. of, xi. 582; extraction of, from their METEOR, XVI. 107, 112; possible con METRICAL THEORY, in geometry, X. ores, XVI. 57; paramagnetic and dia nexion with the aurora, III. 98; with

411, 416. magnetic, xv. 263; spectra of, XXII. comets, II. 815.

METRIC SYSTEM, of weights and 375; strengths of, vii. 816; structure METEORA, group of monasteries, Thes measures, XXIV. 490. of, xvi. 63; transmutation of, 1. 461. saly, XVI. 114; XXIII. 299.

METRODORUS, friend of Epicurus, VIII. METAL-WORK, XVI. 71; niello, xvII. | METEORIC IRON, XIII. 285.

472. 494; in plate, xix. 178; Japanese, METEORITE, or Aerolite, XVI. 108, 112; METRONOME, indicator of rate of time XIII. 591; ancient Mexican, XVI. 213; XVIII. 126; XXII. 649; carbon in, v. in music, XVI. 198. Venetian, xxiv. 156.

86.

METROON, temple at ancient Olympia, METAMORPHIC Rocks, X. 263, 314, METEOROIDS, XVI. 109.

Greece, XVII. 769. 372.

METEOROLOGICAL TIDES, XXIII. 365. METROPOLITAN, ecclesiastical dignitary, METAMORPHOSES, of Apuleius, II. 215. METEOROLOGY, XVI. 114; its connexion III. 787; bishops, XIX. 490. Ovid's, xvIII. 80.

with navigation, xvII. 263; thermo BOARD OF WORKS, London, XIV, METAMORPHOSIS, in biology, xvi. 79, meters used in, XXIII. 290; terrestrial 820. 837; of the axolotl, xxII. 96; of magnetism, xvI. 159; contributions RAILWAYS, London, XX. 239.

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METROXYLON, genus of trees, XXI. | MEYERBEER, Giacomo, German musical | MICHAELIS, Christian Benedict, German 148. composer, XVI. 222.

Orientalist, XVI. 227. METSU, Gabriel, Dutch painter, XVI. MEYER-MERIAN, T., Swiss poet, XXII. Johann David, German Orientalist, 198. 799.

XVI. 227. METTERNICH, Clemens Wenzeslaus, MEZANKOORIE, silkworm, XXII. 60.

Johann Heinrich, German OrientPrince, Austrian statesman, xvi. 199; MEZEN, river, Russia, XXI. 73.

alist, XVI. 227. III. 134; his interview with Napoleon, MEZENC, mountain, Cevennes, France, MICHARINO, Sienese painter, XXII. 44. XVII. 219.

V. 358.

MICHAUD, Joseph, French historian and METTRIE, Julien Offray de la, French MÉZERAY, François Eudes de, French publicist, XVI. 228. writer, XIV. 243; IX. 668.

historian, ix. 660.

MICHAUX, André, French botanist, XVI. METZ, town, German Lorraine, XVI. MEZEREON, plant, XIV. 349.

228. 202; siege of (1552), 1x. 559; siege MEZETSK, town, Russia, xv. 824.

François André, French writer on of (1870), ix. 627; aqueduct at, 11. MEZHA, river, Russia, XXII. 183.

forestry, XVI. 229. MÉZIÈRES, town, France, XVI. 223. Michel, Claude, French sculptor, XXI. METZGERIA, genus of liverworts, xvII. Marie Jean Laboras de (Madame 563. 66.

Riccoboni), French novelist, XX. 538. MICHELANGELO, Italian painter, sculpMETZGERSPRUNG, popular fête, at MEZOMORTO, Husain, Algerine pirate, tor, and architect, XVI. 229; II. 438; Munich, Bavaria, XVII. 26. 1. 566.

XXI. 435, 569; as fresco painter, ix. METZTLI, Mexican deity, XVI. 211. MezÖ-TUR, town, Hungary, XVI. 223. 773; Perugino's jealousy of, XVIII. MEUDON, Paris, Observatory at, xvII. MEZUZA, Jewish prayer-box, XIX. I. 681; his relations with Leonardo da 712.

MEZZADRIA, Milanese system of land Vinci, xiv. 457, 459; with Raphael, MEULEN, Antony Francis van der, leases, XVI. 293.

XX. 275; with Sebastiano del Piombo, Flemish painter, XVI. 204.

MEZZOFANTI, Giuseppe, Italian linguist, XXI. 615. MEUNG, Jean de, early French writer,

XVI. 223.

MICHELET, Jules, French historian, IX. 643.

MEZZOTINT ENGRAVING, VIII. 445; XVI. 235; IX. 681. MEURTHE-ET-MOSELLE, department, shading, for surveys, XXII. 710. MICHELETTO, Don, Italian bravo, xv. France, XVI. 204.

MGANGA, African sorcerer, XV. 200. 148. MEURVIN, romance, xx. 652.

MGLIN, town, Russia, XXIII. 96. MICHELL, Francis, degraded from MEUSE, department, France, XVI. 205. MIAKO (Kioto), town, Japan, XIV. 92. knighthood, xiv. 125.

or Maas (q.v.), river, France, Bel- Miamis, American-Indian tribe, XII. John, English scientist, XVI. 237. gium, and Holland, XVI. 205.

831.

MICHELOZZI, Michelozzo, Italian sculpMEUSELWITZ, town, Germany, XXI. MIAN MIR, cantonment, India, XIV. tor and architect, XVI. 237. 347

MICHELSON, A., on the velocity of light, Mew, bird, XI. 274. MIAOULIS, Andreas Vokos, Greek naval

XXIV. 459. ME-WANG, river, Siam, XXI. 850.

leader, X1. 125.

MICHIELI, Vitale, doge of Venice, xxiv. MEWAR, state, India, xx. 260; XXIII. MIARGYRITE, mineral, xvi. 394.

142. 716.

MIAUTSE, tribe, China, XVI. 223. MICHIGAN, State, U.S.A., XVI. 237. MEXICAN LANGUAGE (Aztec), Diction- Mica, mineral, X. 228; XI. 48; colours Lake, North America, xiv, 217; aries of, vii. 193.

of, xxiv. 450; deposits of, North XXI. 178, 182. MEXICO, country, North America; XVI. Carolina, U.S.A., XVII. 560.

City, town, Indiana, U.S.A., XVI. 206; ancient annals of, 1. 694; monu MICAH, Old Testament prophet, XVI. 241. ments, II. 451; mythology, XVII. 150;

224; XIX. 817.

MICHMASH, of Scripture, XVI. 241. pottery, xix. 633; races, I. 691; con Syriac writer, XXII. 830.

MICHOACAN, state, Mexico, XVI. 214. quest of, by Cortes, Vi. 441.

MICALE, Asia Minor, Naval battle of, MicIPSA, Numidian prince, XIII. 766; modern republic, XVI. 214; 1. 714; (479 B.C.), XVIII. 573.

XVII. 627. revolt of, from Spain, I. 710; war MICA-MAGNESIA, mineral, XVI. 412, MICKIEWICZ, Adam, Polish poet, XVI. with United States, XXIII. 767; inter 413.

241; XIX. 304. ference of France in, ix. 625; under MICA-SCHIST, rock, X. 231, 236. MICKLE, William Julius, Scottish poet, Maximilian, xv. 645 ; Indian races MICA-SLATE, rock, X. 236.

XVI. 242. of, XII. 828; libraries, xiv. 536, 551; | MICHAEL, of Scripture, XVI. 226.

FELL, mountain, England, xxiv. mines, XVI. 471 ; observatory at 1.-VII., Byzantine emperors, XVI.

513, 746. Tacubaya, XVII. 715; prison system, 226.

Micon, Greek mural painter, XVII. 41. xix. 761; railways, xx. 252; weights VIII.-IX., Byzantine emperors, MICOUREUS, group of marsupial mamand measures, XXIV. 490. XVI. 227.

mals, xvII. 796. state, Mexico, XVI. 214.

prince of Servia, XXI. 689. MICROBES, minute organisms, XXI. 398. , capital of Mexico, XVI. 220.

voivode of Walachia, XXI. 17. MICROCHIROPTERA, suborder of MamGulf of, XXIV. 510.

Syriac writer, XXII. 851.

malia, XV. 410. MEYDOOM, or Medum, Egypt, Pyramid of Cesana, general of Franciscans, MICROCOCCUS, genus of Bacteria, XXI. of, vil. 773; II. 386; XX. 122, 124; XVII. 717

399. mummies of, XVII. 21.

St, and St George, Order of, xiv. MICROCODON, genus of Rotifera, XXI. 4. MEYER, Conrad, pianoforte maker, xix.

124.

MICROCOSMOGRAPHY, Bishop Earle's 77.

ROMANOFF, czar of Russia, XXI. work, vil. 596. H. L., illustrator of birds, XVIII. 95.

MICROCOSMOS, Heylin's work, XI. 785. 18.

SCANTBEARD, Osmanli general, MICROFARAD, electric unit of measure0. E., on the friction and viscosity XXIII. 640.

ment, XXIII. 116. of gases, XVI, 619; on viscosity, XIX. WISNIOWIECKI, king of Poland, MICROGALE, genus of insectivorous 248. XIX. 295.

mammals, xv. 405.

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