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  Chariot - LoveToKnow 1911
The wheels and body of the chariot were usually of wood, strengthened in places with bronze or iron; the wheels had from four to eight spokes and tires of bronze or iron.
The chariots of the Egyptians and Assyrians, with whom the bow was the principal arm of attack, were richly mounted with quivers full of arrows, while those of the Greeks, whose characteristic weapon was the spear, were plain except as regards mere decoration.
The chariot was unsuited to the uneven soil of Greece and Italy, and it is not improbable that these nations had brought it with them as part of their original habits from their former seats in the East.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Chariot   (544 words)

 The chariot in Ancient Egypt
The Egyptians improved the design of the chariot by making it lighter, changing the position of the chariot's axle so that the driver would stand closer to it and covering parts of the axle with metal in order to reduce the friction between it and the wooden wheelhub.
The chariot was built of pieces of wood which had been bent into the required shape by heating them (immersing them in boiling hot water for several hours is not recorded but may well have been used), bending them and then letting them dry.
Egyptian war chariots were manned by a driver holding a whip and the reigns and a fighter, generally wielding a bow or, after spending all his arrows, a short spear of which he had a few.
www.reshafim.org.il /ad/egypt/timelines/topics/chariot.htm   (1715 words)

 Chariot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chariots were retained only for races in the public games, or for processions, without undergoing any alteration apparently, their form continuing to correspond with the description of Homer, though it was lighter in build, having to carry only the charioteer.
Chariots are frequently mentioned in the Old Testament, particularly by the prophets, as instruments of war or as symbols of power or glory.
The main centre of chariot racing was the Circus Maximus, situated in the valley between the Palatine and Aventine Hills in Rome.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chariot   (3854 words)

 The Chariot in Egyptian Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In Egypt, war chariots were manned by a driver holding a whip and the reigns and a fighter, generally wielding a bow or, after spending all his arrows, a short spear of which he had a few.
Hence, the chariot was of paramount social and political significance since it heralded the appearance of the chariot corps which consisted of a new aristocratic warrior class modeled on the ubiquitous Asiatic military elite known to the Egyptians as the maryannu (young heroes).
These heavy chariots were ideal for their primary purpose, which was to charge an enemy line using the weight of the machine itself to crash through and brake up the opposing infantry, causing chaos, much like what happened to the Army of Re at the Battle of Kadesh.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/chariots.htm   (1975 words)

 Active Motif » Chariot Protein Transfection
Chariot was complexed with a fluorescently labeled 51-mer nuclear protein at a 20:1 ratio and delivered into HS-68 cells.
Chariot was complexed with a fluorescently labeled 32-mer cytoplasmic peptide at a 20:1 ratio and delivered into mouse 3T3 fibroblasts.
Chariot is offered in 25- and 100-reaction kits, where a reaction is defined as the amount of reagents required to deliver the b-galactosidase positive control protein to cells in one well of a 6-well plate or in a 35 mm plate.
www.activemotif.com /catalog/cell_biology/chariot   (828 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 Making History - The chariot
Chariot racing only really came in when the chariot's time on the battlefield was over.
The Roman charioteers wore helmets and other protective clothing and they wrapped the reins around their arms, which meant that they were liable to be dragged around the circuit.
The chariot is a one-man, high speed, all terrain vehicle which allows the driver to go faster than he can run, behind a pony that can't carry his weight at speed.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/making_history/makhist10_prog5c.shtml   (1193 words)

 Chariot - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The royal chariots were ornamented with gold and silver, and in the battle of Megiddo Thothmes III is represented as standing in his chariot of electrum like the god of war, brandishing his lance.
David houghed all the chariot horses of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, and "reserved of them for a hundred chariots" (2 Samuel 8:4), and Adonijah prepared for himself chariots and horsemen with a view to contest the throne of his father (1 Kings 1:5).
Besides the chariot in which the Ethiopian eunuch was traveling when Philip the evangelist made up to him (Acts 8:28,29,38), there is only the mention of the din of war-chariots to which the onrush of locusts in Apocalyptic vision is compared (Revelation 9:9).
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T1978   (1525 words)

 The Chariot By Bill Vallicella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
From this three-fold admission, Nagasena concludes that the king is bound to infer that the term ‘chariot’ is an empty sound and that his majesty speaks a falsehood insofar as he implies, by his use of the term ‘chariot,’ that there actually is something in the world to which the term applies.
Note also that the existence/unity of the chariot is presupposed as a prior condition of the analytic project: to analyze the chariot into the sum of its parts is to presuppose that it is more than the sum of its parts.
The commonsensical suggestion that a chariot is a whole of connected parts, and not a mere sum of parts, was rejected on the ground that this connectedness cannot be found by analysis, as indeed it cannot.
www.independentphilosopher.org /the_chariot_by_bill_vallicella.htm   (5850 words)

 Chariot Racing
Chariot racing was the most popular sport in Rome, appealing to all social classes from slaves to the emperor himself.
Charioteers wore little body protection and only a light helmet; their practice of wrapping the reins tightly around their waists so they could use their body weight to control the horses was exceedingly dangerous in the case of accidents, since they could be dragged and trampled before they could cut themselves loose.
charioteers and teams, musicians and dancers, and priests carrying the statues of the gods and goddesses who were to watch the races; in
www.vroma.org /~bmcmanus/circus.html   (1832 words)

 Chariot racing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A chariot race was also said to be the event that founded the Olympic Games; according to one legend, King Oenomaus challenged his daughter Hippodamia's suitors to a race, but was defeated by Pelops, who founded the Games in honour of his victory.
Philip II of Macedon also won an Olympic chariot race in an attempt to prove he was not a barbarian, though if he had driven the chariot himself he would likely have been considered even lower than a barbarian.
Chariot racing was also an event at other games in the Greek world, and was the most important event at the Panathenaic Games in Athens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chariot_racing   (3100 words)

 GURPS Chariot Rules
Chariot Warriors may generally use weapons normally, but some penalties are inevitable; GMs can usually feel free to apply a blanket -1 penalty for the jolting and uncertainty of the ride across rough terrain.
Total all-up weights for chariots could therefore run from about 150 to 1500 lbs., the latter representing a very well-appointed royal command vehicle with seating for the ruler, armour for him to duck behind, a loyal bodyguard or two to shoot back, and perhaps even blades and spears to deter the rabble from annoying him.
A magical chariot which either comes with enchanted beasts, or which automatically grants powers to any team that hauls it, could be a very useful toy; it could allow high-speed travel, great offensive or defensive powers, or even access to some "Realm of the Gods," as well as looking extremely cool.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Phil_Masters/chariots.htm   (3793 words)

 Chariot Making   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It was invented sometime around 3500-3000 B.C.E. The chariot paved its way into the Egyptian culture around 1500 B.C.E. The Egyptian chariot was unique in that it was constructed to be handsome and light in weight.
The chariots were better designed than their predecessor of the Assyrians was.
The Egyptian had two types of chariots, and according to the source the only difference seems to be in the wheels.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/egypt/dailylife/chariotmaking.html   (441 words)

 chariot. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Assyrians are credited with introducing chariots with scythes mounted on the wheels as weapons, a type later adopted by the Persians.
In Greece and Rome the chariot was never used to any extent in war, possibly because of generally unfavorable topography.
British chariots were open in front, had a curved wall behind, often had seats, and sometimes had scythes on the wheels.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/chariot.html   (240 words)

The ancient Mesopotamian civilization should probably be given the credit for inventing the horse-driven chariot around 3000 B.C. Some of the earliest known chariots are illustrated accompanying the earliest known army in scenes on the beautiful Royal Standard discovered at Ur (2500 B.C.).
The earliest chariots had wheels that were made out of solid wood and which turned around a fixed metal axle.
Chariot design improved over time with the invention of light, spoked wheels that reduced weight and increased speed.
www.digonsite.com /drdig/neareast/22.html   (122 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Chariots
The first mention of chariots in The Bible is when Joseph, as prime minister of Egypt, rode the second chariot of Pharaoh (Genesis 41:43).
He went out in his chariot to greet his father Jacob as the Israelites entered Egypt at Goshen (Exodus 46:29), and chariots were used in the funeral procession after Israel died (Exodus 50:7-9).
Chariots are used figuratively in the Prophecy of The Seven Seals - "They had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was the thundering of many horses and chariots rushing into battle" (Revelation 9:9).
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/chariots.htm   (1100 words)

 Flying Mice LLC Sweet Chariot RPG Page
Sweet Chariot is set on the world Chariot, where most of the atmosphere is a deadly narcotic and the people live only on the tops of mountains.
Working within the limits of a hostile world, the Charioteers slowly overcame the natural obstacles in their path, and their culture now is based on steam and natural nuclear fission.
Chariot is a world with a large population and limited technolgy, and very little habitable land.
jalan.flyingmice.com /chariot.html   (3419 words)

 The Nuclear Legacy of Project Chariot - Part I
Not surprisingly, assurances that Chariot would not be a hazard to the subsistence way of life of the Point Hope Inupiat were sharply rejected by the village council.
The net result of the first official presentation of Project Chariot to the people of Point Hope was to produce a profound lack of confidence in the sincerity of the AEC.
Within a year, Project Chariot was set aside by the AEC, due in large part to the rising chorus of protest mounted against the project by Alaska's northern Natives and many other organizations across the United States and throughout the world.
arcticcircle.uconn.edu /SEEJ/chariotseej.html   (2482 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
This large four-wheel chariot is one of the striking finds of the Pazyryk burial mounds.
The axles do not have a rotary device, and the distance between the back and front wheels is only 5 cm, which meant that the chariot could only be used on flat ground.
Thanks to the permafrost, the chariot is in an excellent state of preservation.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_2_7e.html   (128 words)

 Great Dane - Commercial Mowers and Riders for the Professional Landscaper.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New frame design, that has been tested by state of the art equipment, as proven to be stronger than ever before, along with making it a "cleaner" design and a design that simplifies the controls for the operator.
The Chariot is available with 17hp, 19hp, and 25 hp engines.
The Chariot has the option of 48", 52" and market leading 61" cutter decks.
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 Chariot of God's Love Ministries®
Chariot of God's Love Christian Outreach Foundation & J & G Ministries are indeed two seperate entities working together in one office.
Chariot of God's Love Christian Outreach Foundation has been and continues to be under the direction of it's founders: Richard and Rev Dr Ruth Plante.
Chariot of God's Love Christian Outreach Foundation Are working hard to network with as many Churches and Ministries that are willing to share in this great work.
www.angelfire.com /journal2/chariotofgod/index.html   (694 words)

 Meaning of the Chariot Tarot Card
Triumphal "car" (chariot), armored warrior, sun/moon symbols, lingam and yoni symbol (the encircled rod on the winged shield), fl and white sphinxes/lions/horses, sometimes at rest.
It is here that he comes across a charioteer, standing in his gold and silver chariot, his fl and white steeds at rest.
The chariot is all about motion, and yet it is often shown as stationary.
www.aeclectic.net /tarot/learn/meanings/chariot.shtml   (652 words)

 Project Chariot
The first operation of Plowshare wou ld be "Project Chariot," an experiment "to provide scientific and engineering data for excavation projects." The AEC hoped the experiment would be a prelude to the excavation of a new, sea level Panama Canal.
His patent was issued in 1990, and easements reserved to the U.S. were for a trail along the beach through the allotment, a trail from the beach to the main camp and camp airstrip, and for the large runway on the east side of the allotment.
Among the concerns the report addresses is that the radioactive material may enter the food chain of Native Subsistence hunters and their families through uptake by plants growing atop the buria l mound which are in turn eaten by caribou grazing at the site.
arcticcircle.uconn.edu /VirtualClassroom/Chariot/vandegraft.html   (6255 words)

 THE CHARIOT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A military image is appropriate for the Chariot because this card stands for the strengths associated with combat - discipline, grit, determination and assertiveness.
The Chariot represents the positive aspects of the ego.
In readings, the Chariot often appears when hard control is or could be in evidence.
www.learntarot.com /maj07.htm   (240 words)

 The History of the Chariot Card   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The presence of the Triumphal Chariot among the tarot trumps is one of several pieces of evidence linking the tarot with the triumphal parades that were popular in Italy during the period when the tarot was created.
In the eastern tradition, the Chariot is paired off against a virtue (typically Temperance or Justice), perhaps suggesting a conflict between violent, martial bloodlust and Christian self-restraint.
In the southern tradition, the Chariot is elevated above the three virtues and even above the Wheel of Fortune, and thus takes on a very positive connotation of victory and mastery over the powers of worldly life, quite consistent with the elegantly allegorical iconography of the cards in these decks.
www.tarothermit.com /chariot.htm   (1033 words)

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