The Pocket Guide to World History

Leviathan. Evil sea monster of Jewish mythology. [Read more ...]

Lévi-Strauss, Claude. 1908-. Belgian/French ethnologist. Theory of Symbolic Structures: Mythologiques 1964-8. [Read more ...]

Levites. Hebrew religious teachers, who slaughtered the idolators of the golden calf. [Read more ...]

Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien. 1857-1939. French philosopher. Primitive Mentality 1923. [Read more ...]

Lewes, Battle. 1264. English barons capture Henry III and Prince Edward, force concessions. [Read more ...]

Lewis, C.S. 1898-1963. English fantasy writer, Christian apologist. Chronicles of Narnia 1950-6. [Read more ...]

Lewis, Merriwether. 1774-1809. US explorer with Clark overland to Pacific NW, 1804-6. [Read more ...]

Lewis, Sinclair. 1885-1951. US writer of small town life: Babbit 1922. Elmer Gantry 1927. [Read more ...]

Lewis, Wyndham. 1882-1957. English satirical writer, artist. Founded Vorticism. Apes of God 1930. [Read more ...]

Lex Talionis. Old Testament Law- An eye for an eye... [Read more ...]

Lexington and Concord, Battle. 1775. First American Revolution battle. British march on Concord supply depot. Established guerilla warfare as colonist strategy. 273 British, 95 Americans killed. Paul Revere. [Read more ...]

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