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" Babylon, that none who should besiege it afterwards might have it in their power to divert the river, so as to facilitate an entrance into it ; and this he did by building three walls about the inner city, and three about the outer. "
Ancient Fragments of the Phoenician, Chaldaean, Egyptian, Tyrian ... - Page 39
by Isaac Preston Cory - 1832 - 361 pages
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The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1814
...have it in their power to divert the river, so as to facilitate " an entrance into it; and this he did by building three walls " about the inner city, and...burnt brick and bitumen, and some " of brick only. So when he had thus fortified the ,city with " walls, after an excellent manner, and had adorned the...
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic ..., Volume 7

Flavius Josephus - 1815
...it in their power to divert the river, so as to " facilitate an entrance into it ; and this he did by building " three walls about the inner city, and...burnt brick and " bitumen, and some of brick only. So when he had thus " fortified the city with walls, after an excellent manner, " and had adorned the...
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus: Containing three books of the Jewish ...

Flavius Josephus - 1824
...have it in their power to divert the river, so as to facilitate an entrance into it ; and this he did by building three walls about the inner city, and...of burnt brick and bitumen, and some of brick only. So when he had thus fortified the city with walls, after an excellent manner, and had adorned the gates...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...it in their power to divert the river, so as to facilitate an en. trance into it ; and this he did by building three walls about the inner city, and...of burnt brick and bitumen, and some of brick only. So when he had thus fortified the city with walls, after an excellent manner, and had adorned the gates...
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Ancient Fragments of the Phoenician, ChaldÆan, Egyptian, Tyrian ...

Isaac Preston Cory - 1832 - 751 pages
...ffXivô'ûu xa* <¿(r<j>áA.Tovf TQVÇ bf èj a¿ri)5 TÎJÇ. TiXit/Sfav. Kai ¡, rest of his baggage, to Babylonia : in the mean time...those in which his forefathers had dwelt, adjoining thqm, but exceeding them in height and splendor. as A. Vulg. ín f ¡Kt>x\íiju,i Go. Dmd. BEROSSUS....
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The Four Prophetic Empires and the Kingdom of the Messiah: Being an ...

Thomas Rawson Birks - 1844 - 446 pages
...their entrance ; and for this end he built three walls about the inner city, and three about the other. When he had thus admirably fortified the city, and...also a new palace to those in which his forefathers dwelt, adjoining them, but exceeding them in height and splendour. Any attempt to describe it would...
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 13

1850
...have it in their power to divert the river, so as to facilitate an entrance into it: and this he did by building three walls about the inner city, and...only When he had thus admirably fortified the city with walls, and had magnificently adorned the gates, he added also a new palace to those in which his...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...the river, so as to facilitate an entrance into it ; and this he did by building three walls aboat the inner city, and three about the outer. Some of...of burnt brick and bitumen, and some of brick only. So, when he had thus fortified the city with walls, after an excellent manner, and had adorned the...
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The Gentile Nations: Or, The History and Religion of the Egyptians ..., Volume 1

George Smith - 1853
...always been considered among the most remarkable erections of the world. Berosus thus speaks of them : " When he had thus admirably fortified the city, and...dwelt, adjoining them, but exceeding them in height and splendour. Any attempt to describe it would be tedious. In this palace he erected very high walks,...
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The Gentile Nations: Or, The History and Religion of the Egyptians ...

George Smith - 1854 - 663 pages
...always been considered among the most remarkable erections of the world. Berosus thus speaks of them : " When he had thus admirably fortified the city, and...dwelt, adjoining them, but exceeding them in height and splendour. Any attempt to describe it would be tedious. la this palace he erected very high walks,...
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