The Early History of Egypt, from the Old Testament, Herodotus, Manetho, and the Hieroglyphical Inscriptions

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E. Moxon, 1836 - 175 pages
 

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Page ii - THIS BOOK. FORMS PART OF THE ORIGINAL LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BOUGHT IN EUROPE 1838 TO 1839 BY ASA CRAY I SKETCHES SPAIN AND MOROCCO.
Page 17 - And the sword shall come upon Egypt, and great pain shall be in Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations shall be broken down.
Page 71 - Beyond these is a corps of infantry in close array, flanked by a strong body of chariots ; and a camp, indicated by a rampart of Egyptian shields, with a wicker gateway, guarded by four companies of sentries, who are on duty on the inner side, forms the most interesting object in the picture.
Page 71 - ... under which an ass is about to fall. One chief* is receiving the salutation of a foot-soldier; another, seated amidst the spoil, strings his bow; and a sutler suspends a water-skin on a pole he has fixed in the ground. Below this a body of infantry marches homewards; and beyond them the king...
Page 132 - Ligdo sententia; iamque ferendo vix erat illa gravem maturo pondere ventrem. cum medio noctis spatio sub imagine somni Inachis ante torum pompa comitata suorum aut stetit aut visa est: inerant lunaria fronti cornua cum spicis nitido flaventibus auro et regale decus; cum qua latrator Anubis sanctaque Bubastis variusque coloribus Apis, quique premit vocem digitoque silentia suadet, sistraque erant numquamque satis quaesitus Osiris plenaque somniferis serpens peregrina venenis.
Page 71 - One chief* is receiving the salutation of a foot-soldier; another, seated amidst the spoil, strings his bow; and a sutler suspends a water-skin on a pole he has fixed in the ground. Below this a body of infantry marches homewards; and beyond them the king, attended by his fan-bearers, holds forth his hand to receive the homage of the priests and principal persons, who approach his throne to congratulate his return.
Page 13 - These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.
Page 17 - Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, and his princes, and all his people ; and all the mingled people, and all the kings of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Azzah, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod...
Page vii - THAMES AND ITS TRIBUTARIES," &c., ic. " The object of the author, in the following pages, has been to collect the most remarkable instances of these moral epidemics which have been excited, sometimes by one cause, sometimes by another, and so show how easily the masses have been led astray, and how imitative and gregarious men are, even in their infatuations and crimes.
Page 18 - Tyrus, and all the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the isles which are beyond the sea, Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, and all that are in the utmost corners, and all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the mingled people that dwell in the desert...

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