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" ... Respecting the nature of this river, I was unable to gain any information, either from the priests or any one else. I was very desirous, however, of learning from them why the Nile, beginning at the summer solstice, fills and overflows for a hundred... "
Herodotus - Page 101
by Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1824
...winter, and even to the return of the next summer solstice. Of these particulars I could get no account from the Egyptians, though I inquired whether this river have any peculiar quality, so as to be different in nature from other rivers ; and my great desire to be informed not only led...
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the university

Herodotus - 1824
...winter, and even to the return of the next summer solstice. Of these particulars I could get no account from the Egyptians, though I inquired whether this river have any peculiar quality, so as to be different in nature from other rivers ; and my great . desire to be informed not only led...
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A New Analysis of Chronology and Geography, History and Prophecy: Chronology ...

William Hales - 1830
...summer solstice, and continues to rise for a hundred days ; and then decreases for the same time, and continues low all the winter, until the return of the summer solstice." Diodorus, B. 1,3. says, " Its inundation begins at the summer solstice, and increases till the autumnal...
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History of the Egyptians: From Rollin and Other Authentic Sources, Both ...

1841 - 116 pages
...summer solstice, and continues to rise for a hundred days ; and then decreases for the same time, and continues low all the winter, until the return of the summer solstice. Diodorus writes to the same effect, stating that the inundation begins at the summer solstice, and...
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The Ancient History: Containing the History of the Egyptians ..., Volume 1

Charles Rollin - 1844
...summer solstice, and continues to rise for a hundred days ; and then decreases for the same time, and continues low all the winter, until the return of the summer solstice. Diodorus writes to the same effect, stating that the inundation begins at the summer solstice, and...
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Ancient History: Containing the History of the Egyptians, Assyrians ...

1844
...summer solstice, and continues to rise for a hundred days ; and then decreases for the same time, and continues low all the winter, until the return of the summer solstice. Diodorus writes to the same effect, stating that the inundation begins at the summer solstice, and...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...summer solstice, fills and overflows for a hundred days ; and when it has nearly completed this number of days, falls short in its stream, and retires ;...this matter, I made inquiries, and also how it comes to pass, that this is the only one of all rivers that does not send forth breezes from its surface....
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...summer solstice, fills and overflows for a hundred days ; and when it has nearly completed this number of days, falls short in its stream, and retires ;...this matter, I made inquiries, and also how it comes to pass, that this is the only one of all rivers that does not send forth breezes from its surface....
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Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile Around the ..., Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1878 - 40 pages
...summer solstice, fills and overflows for a hundred days ; and when it has nearly completed this number of days, falls short in its stream, and retires ;...the Egyptians, though I inquired whether this river has any peculiar quality that makes it differ in nature from other rivers. Being anxious, then, of...
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Through the Dark Continent: Or The Sources of the Nile Around the ..., Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1878 - 406 pages
...particulars I could get no information from the Egyptians, though I inquired whether this river has any peculiar quality that makes it differ in nature...this matter, I made inquiries, and also how it comes to pass that this is the only one of all rivers that does not send forth breezes from its surface....
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