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" 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 days ; and when it has nearly completed... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 103
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 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 ..., 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, 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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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 ...

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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Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature: New-Pes

John McClintock - 1877
...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. This is confirmed by the reports of modern travellers. According to Pococke, the Nile began to riĞe...
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Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile: Around ..., Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1878
...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 ; so that it...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 Great ...

Henry Morton Stanley - 1878 - 522 pages
...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 ; so that it...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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