Rhetoric. a reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel phrases, as in “He went to the country, to the town went she.”
Chiasmus stems from the Greek word chiasmós meaning "crossing," and which in turn is formed on the root chi, the twenty-second letter of the …
306 – Constantine the Great was proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops after the death of Constantius Chlorus.
1814 – War of 1812: In present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario, the United States and Great Britain engaged in Battle of Lundy's Lane, one of the deadliest ever fought on Canadian soil.
1893 – The Corinth …