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" All cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses, where being first embalmed, they are buried in the city of Bubastis. All persons bury their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city ; and ichneumons are buried in the same manner as the dogs... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 121
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...animals are many, they would be much more numerous, were it not for the following accidents which befal the cats. When the females have littered, they no...hawks they carry to the city of Buto ; the ibis to Hermopolis ; the bears, which are few in number, and the wolves, which are not much larger than foxes,...
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A Thesis on hospital hygiene...

Valentine Mott Francis - 1859 - 217 pages
...wilfully or by accident, must necessarily be put to death." Again, in the same hook, c. 67, he says: i:AH cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses,...their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city." Of the Egyptians, Herodotus remarks, in book II., c. 63 : " They have a custom relating to animals...
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The soul's exodus and pilgrimage [sermons].

James Baldwin Brown - 1862
...all the family shave their eyebrows only; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the head. All cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses,...buried in the city of Bubastis. All persons bury their dead dogs in sacred vaults within their own city; and ichneumons are buried in the same manner as the...
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THE NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE

WILLIAM FRANCIS AINSWORTH - 1875
...instances to be a myth. It is said to feed on the eggs of the crocodile. According to Herodotus, " All cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses,...where, being first embalmed, they are buried in the sacred city of Bubastes. All persons bury their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city, and ichneumons...
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Colburn's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 157

1875
...instances to be a myth. It is said to feed on the eggs of the crocodile. According to Herodotus, " All cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses,...where, being first embalmed, they are buried in the sacred city of Bubastes. All persons bury their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city, and ichneumons...
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Gentilism: Religion Previous to Christianity

Augustus J. Thébaud - 1876 - 525 pages
...shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the head. All deceased cats are carried to certain sacred houses, where, being first embalmed, they are buried in the city of Bnbastis. .All persons bury their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city ; and ichneumons are...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...happens great lamentations are made among the Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural Heath, all the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if...hawks they carry to the city of Buto ; the ibis to Hermopolis ; the bears, which are few in number, and the wolves, which are not much larger than foxes,...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...great lamentatioD8 are made among the Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural death, aIl the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog...hawks they carry to the city of Buto ; the ibis to Hermopolis ; the bears, which are few in number, and the wolves, which are not much larger than foxes,...
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Along the Nile with General Grant

Elbert Eli Farman - 1904 - 339 pages
...all the family shave their eyebrows only. But if a dog dies they shave fhe whole body and the head. All cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses, where, being first enbalmed, they are buried in the city of Bubastis. Field mice and hawks they carry to the city of Buto...
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The Boston Museum of Fine Arts: Giving a Descriptive and Critical Account of ...

Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison - 1910 - 454 pages
...mummify all animals, owing to the religious belief in their sanctity. Herodotus tells us : " All the cats that die are carried to certain sacred houses,...their dogs in sacred vaults within their own city . . . but field mice and hawks they carry to the city of Buto : the ibis to Hermopolis: the bears,...
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