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" ... still less ; and there were great numbers of them. The place in which these spinal bones lie scattered, is of the following description : it is a narrow pass between two mountains into a spacious plain ; this plain is contiguous to the plain of Egypt... "
The Histories of Herodotus - Page 111
by Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
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The nine books of the History of Herodotus tr. from the text by T ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - 1837
...concerning some winged serpents. On my arrival there, I beheld such quantities of prickly bones as would be impossible to describe : there were heaps of these spinal bones m, some large, others small, others again still smaller ; all in great quantities. The spot where the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 26

1850
...of Buto, to which Herodotus went on hearing of some winged serpents ; and when he arrived there, he saw bones and spines of serpents in such quantities as it would be impossible to describe : there they were in heaps, and of all sizes. Now this place is a narrow pass between two mountains, opening...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...serpents die they bury them in the temple of Jupiter, for they say they are sacred to that god. 75. There is a place in Arabia, situated very near the...numbers of them. The place in which these spinal bones lie scattered, is of the following description : it is a narrow pass between two mountains into a spacious...
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Leaves from the Note Book of a Naturalist

William John Broderip - 1852 - 413 pages
...of Buto, to which Herodotus went on hearing of some winged serpents ; and when he arrived there, he saw bones and spines of serpents in such quantities as it would be impossible to describe ; there they were in heaps, and of all sizes. Now this place is a narrow pass between two mountains, opening...
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Bible Animals: Being a Description of Every Living Creature Mentioned in the ...

John George Wood - 1870 - 652 pages
...superstition. Having heard of the relics of some winged serpents near the city of Buto, he went to see them. " When I arrived there I saw bones and spines of serpents,...these spinal bones, some large, some smaller, and some still less, and there were great numbers of them. " The place in which these spinal bones lie...
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Bible Animals: Being a Description of Every Living Creature Mentioned in the ...

John George Wood - 1869 - 652 pages
...superstition. Having heard of the relics of some winged serpents near the city of Buto, he went to see them. " When I arrived there I saw bones and spines of serpents,...these spinal bones, some large, some smaller, and some still less, and there were great numbers of them. " The place in which these spinal bones lie...
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william francis ainsworth - 1876
...Still, his belief in dragons auil fiyiugserpents was strong; for he asserts to have seen heaps of bones of serpents " in such quantities as it would be impossible to describe," all lying in a narrow part between two mountains opening on the plaius of Egypt. The report was that...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...serpents die they bury them in the temple of Jupiter, for they say they are sacred to that god. 75. There is a place in Arabia, situated very near the...numbers of them. The place in which these spinal bones lie scattered, is of the following description : it is a narrow pass between two mountains into a spacious...
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Birds of the Bible: From "Bible Animals"

John George Wood - 1887 - 235 pages
...burial-places, having been preserved for some three thousand years. of Buto, he went to see them. ' When I arrived there I saw bones and spines of serpents,...these spinal bones, some large, some smaller, and some still less, and there were great numbers of them. ' The place in which these spinal bones lie...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...serpents die they bury them in the temple of Jupiter, for they say they are sacred to that god. 75. There is a place in Arabia, situated very near the...numbers of them. The place in which these spinal bones lie scattered, is of the following description : it is a narrow pass between two mountains into a spacious...
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