The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and Discoveries

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854 - 607 pages
 

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Contents

History
68
3rd position
72
Miscellaneous gifts from the Lacedaemonians Euelthon Phocians
78
Amphissa
81
Outlet at Tempe formed by an earthquake
87
Syracuse
90
Carpathus
97
description of the city of Samos curious
103
Sciathus
107
Aegina its trade and shipping
111
Scyrmiadae Nipsaei and Getae Mesambria bridge at the Ister 127
112
Herodotuss geography illustrative of Xerxess progress
117
General description
123
River Augites
130
River Brongus
136
Scythian rivers
144
Boundaries of Scythia on the modern
151
Course of Achilles
154
Sepulchres of the Scythian kings
166
Androphagi occupying Smolensk
171
Divisions
173
NonTHERN EUROPE
179
Budini and Geloni occupying Saratoff
182
Unknown region north of the Argippaei occupied by men with
188
CHAPTER I
195
Ancient division of Asia between the Lydians Babylonians and Medes
201
Catalogue of nations in the army and navy of Xerxes
208
Carians originally expelled from the islands by the Ionians
212
Divided into four satrapies by Darius Hystaspes
216
Sculptures of Sesostris found in Ionia
233
Thracians from the Strymon called Bithynians
239
Face of the country º
242
Ardericca seat of the transplanted Eretrians 269
243
Great importance of this satrapy
253
Towers on the wall
260
VIZ EUXINE TRIBES ARMENIA MATIENE AND
277
Gandarii identified with the people of Candahar 297
278
Commerce with Babylon
283
Costume of the Caspii
290
Herodotuss account
296
Herodotuss account
298
The money and golddust melted down into ingots
304
Two nations of Indians
305
Identified with the barbarous tribes of the deserts of Sinde
311
Cassia guarded by fierce bats
318
Median costume of tiaras variouslycoloured cuirasses breast
321
Identification of the ancient road with the modern caravan route
333
Ascent by steps or altars
384
Present dimensions irreconcilable with Herodotuss estimate
385
Phoenician settlement called the Tyrian camp
390
Description of the Subterranean Chamber
401
Lower Chamber
407
Bones and mummycase to be seen in the British Museum
413
Chephren not yet identified
419
Dimensions and construction of the pyramid
427
His identification of the two pyramids described by Herodotus
433
Crophi and Mophi
435
Wooden cow at Sais probably connected with her worship and with
437
No sheep sacrificed
446
The festival at Bubastis
452
His oracle
458
Traces in the myth of a reference to astronomy
466
Public rejoicings on his appearance
473
CHAPTER VI
479
Art of medicine subdivided into numerous branches 498
480
Hair of the mummies either crisp or flowing
488
Equipment of the marines in the navy of Xerxes
491
Middle way of embalming
498
The Enchorial or common writing
502
Established mode of sacrifice
508
Great plain spreading from the Kong Mountains northward to
530
General ignorance of Western Africa 563
531
Necessity for placing the Libyan husbandmen in the Second Belt
536
Conclusion
572
Travels of Herodotus
573
Table of Herodotean weights money dry and liquid
577
Situation and boundaries of the country
583
Two castes omitted by Diodorus
584
Agathyrsi occupying Transylvania
585
Supposed it to be much narrower than it is in reality
586
Rivers of Asia
587
Remains of ancient ramparts
588
Bactria a penal settlement
589
THE GREAT PYRAMID of CHEors
590
Proofs of the ancient occupation of Scythia by the Cimmerians
591
Neuri occupying Poland and Lithuania
593
Morning the hottest part of the day
595
Extended from Aegypt westward to Lake Tritonis or the Lesser
597
Osiris or Dionysus and Isis or Demeter the two national deitics
600
CISSIA and PERSIs answering to Khuzistan and Farsistan
602
Massagetae and Sacae of Scythian origin
604
Distinction between the Syrians of Palaestine and the White
605
mournful births and happy funerals
606

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