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" Hercules into the northern sea,7 and so to return to Egypt. The Phoenicians accordingly, setting out from the Red Sea, navigated the southern sea ; when autumn came, they went ashore, and sowed the land, by whatever part of Libya they happened to be sailing,... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 250
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
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Treatise Upon the Authenticity of the Scriptures and the Truth of the ...

Jacob Bryant - 1793 - 227 pages
...strange account, " perfectly INCREDIBLE TO ME; another may '; believe it, if he pleases ; that, when they sailed '* round Libya, THEY HAD THE SUN ON THEIR ** RIGHT HAND J." The same honest author, sefl. 25* To the same purpose Aristotle: Rhet. ii. 19. 2 fin. AM®-, ix...
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Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1812
...— Herodotus does not doubt that the Phoenicians made the circuit of Africa, and returned to having sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand. — Thus was Libya for the first time known. LXIII. If the Carthaginian account may be credited, Sataspes, son of Teaspes,...
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Herodotus, tr., with notes, by W. Beloe, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1821
...incredible."] — Herodotus does not doubt that the Phoenicians made the circuit of Africa, and returned having sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand. — Thus was Libya for the first time known. XLIII. If the Carthaginian account may be credited, Sataspes, son of Teaspes,...
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Herodotus, tr. by W. Beloe

Herodotus - 1830
...relation may obtain attention from others, but to me it seems incredible ;' for they affirmed, that having sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand. — Thus was Libya for the first time known. XLIII. If the Carthaginian account may be credited, Sataspes, son of Teaspes,...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 28

1857
...Herakles and arrived in Egypt, relating things, which Herodotus naively remarks, ' ' do not seem to me credible, but may to others, that as they sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand." An attempt was afterwards made to circumnavigate Libya by one Sataspes, of the Achaemenidae or royal...
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Ancient History: From the Creation to the Fall of Rome, A.D. 476

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1846 - 547 pages
...story may \ be believed by others, but to me it appears incredible; for they ' affirmed that, when they sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand." 7. Such is the relation of Herodotus ; and it is remarkable, that the circumstance which caused him...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 24

1851
...states it ; but the reason he gives for doing so, is the very one that establishes its probability, — that, as they sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand. Both the adventurer and narrator were ignorant of the sun's apparent track, and as the former got south...
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A History of All Nations, from the Earlier Periods to the Present Time: Or ...

1851 - 1207 pages
...Their story may be believed by others, but to me it appears incredible ; for they affirm that, when they sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand." When Herodotus wrote the above, the Greeks were unacquainted with the phenomena of a shadow falling...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary, Johann Christian Felix Bähr - 1852 - 613 pages
...Asia. Neco, king of Egypt, was the first whom we know of, that proved this ; he, when he had censed digging the canal leading from the Nile to the Arabian...by water. For Sataspes, son of Teaspes, one of the Achaemenidae, did not sail round Libya, 6 He means, " it is much wider than either of them." 7 Meaning...
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The Gentile nations: or, The history and religion of the Egyptians ..., Volume 1

George Smith - 1853 - 816 pages
...relation may obtain attention from others, but to me it seems incredible ; for they affirmed that, having sailed round Libya, they had the sun on their right hand. Thus was Libya for the first time known." * In this relation of the father of history, it is observable that the difficulty...
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