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" The water in this lake does not spring from the soil, for these parts are excessively dry, but it is conveyed through a channel from the Nile, and for six months it flows into the lake, and six months out again into the Nile. "
Queer Things about Egypt - Page 245
by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - 1911 - 428 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...one hundred orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra ; the orgya measuring six feet, or four cubits ; the foot being...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...one hundred orgyao in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six feet, or four cubits ; the foot being...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...water in this lake does not '3 spring from the soil, for these parts are excessively dry, but rht'V / it is conveyed through a channel from the Nile, and for six /p months it flows into the lake, and six months out again into the Nile ; and during the six months...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...one hundred orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six feet, or four cubits ; the foot being...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is...
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1890 - 311 pages
...it is named, was probably one of the Muhammedan rulers of Egypt. Herodotus saysj of Lake Moeris, ;' The water in this lake does not spring from the soil,...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver (^£240) every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the...
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A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of ...

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902
...probably the Mnhammadan ruler who is mentioned in so many Arabic histories. VOL. III. E "from the Nile,1 and for six months it flows into the " lake, and six...Nile. And "during the six months that it flows out it yields a " talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from " the fish ; but when the water...
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Wonders of the World as Seen and Described by Great Writers

Esther Singleton - 1912 - 359 pages
...one hundred orgyas in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six feet, or four cubits; the foot being...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is...
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Black Man of the Nile and His Family

Yosef Ben-Jochannan - 1989 - 428 pages
...DAM's operation .wrote the following about them in his book, HISTORIES: 352 ". . .the water in lakes does not spring from the soil, for these parts are...Nile, and for six months It flows into the lake, and for six months out again into the Nile. The above quotation was taken from Lepsius' DEMKMALER. Q. Can...
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Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-century Travel Guide

E. A. Wallis Budge - 2001 - 311 pages
...it is named, was probably one of the Muhammedan rulers of Egypt, Herodotus saysj of Lake Moeris, ;* The water in this lake does not spring from the soil,...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver (£240) every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the...
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