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" It contains two .kinds of rooms, some under ground and some above ground over them, to the number of three thousand, fifteen hundred of each. The rooms above ground, I myself went through, and saw, and relate from personal inspection. But the underground... "
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 - 1868 - 613 pages
...above ground I myself went through and saw, and relate from personal inspection ; but the under ground rooms I only know from report ; for the Egyptians...crocodiles. I can therefore only relate what I have learned by hearsay concerning the lower rooms; but the upper ones, which surpass all human works, I...
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1890 - 311 pages
...for the Egyptians who have charge of the building would on no account show me them, saying, that they were the sepulchres of the kings who originally built...which surpass all human works, I myself saw ; for the passage through the corridors, and the windings through the courts, from their great variety, presented...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
...above ground I myself went through and saw, and relate from personal inspection ; but the under ground rooms I only know from report ; for the Egyptians...built this labyrinth, and of the sacred crocodiles. J can therefore only relate what I have learned by hearsay concerning the lower rooms ; but the upper...
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1893 - 425 pages
...ground over them, to the number of three thousand, fi•een hundred of each. The rooms above ground I myself went through, and saw, and relate from personal...which surpass all human works, I myself saw ; for the passage through the corridors, and the windings through the courts, from their great variety, presented...
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The Histories of Herodotus

Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
...ground over them, to the number of three thousand, fifteen hundred of each. The rooms above ground I myself went through and saw, and relate from personal...crocodiles. I can therefore only relate what I have learned by hearsay concerning the lower rooms ; but the upper ones, which surpass all human works,...
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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
...on "no account, show me them, saying, that there were " the sepulchres of the kings who originaily built this " labyrinth, and of the sacred crocodiles....windings " through the courts, from their great variety, pre" sented a thousand occasions of wonder, as I passed "from a court to the rooms, and from the rooms...
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The Nile-- notes for travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1907 - 955 pages
...ground over them, to the number of three thousand, fifteen hundred of each. The rooms above ground, I myself went through, and saw, and relate from personal...courts, from their great variety, presented a thousand occa sions of wonder, as I passed from a court to the rooms, and from the rooms to halls, and to other...
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The Queens of Egypt

Janet R. Buttles - 1908 - 250 pages
...the Egyptians who have charge of the " building would on no account show me them, saying that " these were the sepulchres of the kings who originally " built this Labyrinth, and of the sacred crocodiles."1 Wonderful tales of the marvels of this place are related by other writers, who agree...
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Wonders of the World as Seen and Described by Great Writers

Esther Singleton - 1912 - 359 pages
...above ground over them to the number of three thousand, fifteen hundred of each. The rooms above ground I myself went through and saw, and relate from personal...crocodiles. I can therefore only relate what I have learned by hearsay concerning the lower rooms ; but the upper ones, which surpass all human works,...
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Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-century Travel Guide

E. A. Wallis Budge - 2001 - 311 pages
...for the Egyptians who have charge of the building would on no account show me them, saying, that they were the sepulchres of the kings who originally built...which surpass all human works, I myself saw ; for the passage through the corridors, and the windings through the cou-s, from their great variety, presented...
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