Under this system the clover is ploughed up in the autumn, the nitrogen stored up in its roots being left in the soil for the nourishment of the cereal crop. The following summer the wheat crop is harvested, and an opportunity is afforded for extirpating weeds which in the three previous years have received little check.
Alyattes, the grandson of Ardys, finally succeeded in extirpating the Cimmerii, as well as in taking Smyrna, and thus providing his kingdom with a port.
Besides extirpating the various sects of Protestants, they also busied themselves with destroying the Greek Church in Lithuania.
These six kings reigned 198 years and 10 months, and all aimed at extirpating the Egyptians.