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" Nile should choose to divert his waters from their present bed into this Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 98
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1858
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How then should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumes 50-51

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1860
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How, then, should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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National Review, Volume 11

1860
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How, then, should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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The National Review, Volume 11

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1860
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How, then, should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - 1866
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How then should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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The History of Herodotus. A new Engl. version, ed. with notes by G ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - 1875
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How then should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1880
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years ? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the tune. How then should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 33

American Oriental Society - 1913
...overlapping to some small extent. Now, if the Nile were to turn its stream into the Arabian Gulf, what would hinder it from being filled with soil by the river within twenty thousand years? For my part .1 think it would be filled within ten thousand." The same topography is followed by Strabo (16, 3....
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A Source Book in Geography

George Kish - 1978 - 453 pages
...Red Sea, a bay of the sea, of the length and width I shall here describe : the length of the voyage, beginning from the innermost part of this bay to the...been filled up by such a great and powerful river? I therefore both give credit to those who relate these things concerning Egypt, and am myself persuaded...
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Histories

Herodotus - 1996 - 768 pages
...Arabian gulf, what is there to hinder it from being filled up by the stream within, at the utmost, twenty thousand years? For my part, I think it would be filled in half the time. How then should not a gulf, even of much greater size, have been filled up in the...
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