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A NEW ENGLISH VERSION, EDITED WITH COPIOUS NOTES AND APPENDICES,
ILLUSTRATING THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF HERODOTUS, FROM
THE MOST RECENT SOURCES OF INFORMATION; AND EMBODYING
THE CHIEF RESULTS, HISTORICAL AND ETHNOGRAPHICAL,
WHICH HAVE BEEN OBTAINED IN THE PROGRESS
OF CUNEIFORM AND HIEROGLYPHICAL

DISCOVERY.

BY GEORGE RAWLINSON, M.A.,
CANON OR CANTERBURY, AND CAMDEN PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT HISTORY

IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

ASSISTED BY

MAJOR-GENERAL SIR HENRY RAWLINSON, K.C.B.,

AND SIR J. G. WILKINSON, F.R.S.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.- VOL. ITE

WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

THIRD EDITION.

LONDON:
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1875.

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LONDON : PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET

AND CHARING CROSS.

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Accession of Cambyses-he invades Egypt (ch. 1). Description of Egypt-

Antiquity (2). Seats of learning (3). Inventions, &c. (4). Description
of the country (5-13). Agriculture (14). Bonndaries (15-18). The Nile
-Causes of the inundation (19-27). Sources (28). The Upper Nile

(29-31). The interior of Libya (32). Comparison of the Nile and Ister

(33, 34). Customs of the Egyptians—their strangeness (35, 36). Re-

ligious customs (37-48). Connection of the religions of Egypt and Greece

(49.57). Egyptian Festivals (58-64). Sacred animals (65-67). The

Crocodile (68-70). The Hippopotamus (71). Otters, fish, &c. (72). The

Phønix (73). Sacred and winged serpents (74, 75). The Ibis (76).

Daily life of the Egyptians (77-80). Dress (81). Divination (82). Oracles

(83). Practice of Medicine (84). Funerals (85-90). Worship of Perseus

(91). Customs of the marsh-men (92-95). Egyptian boats (96). Routes

in the flood-time (97). Anthylla and Archandropolis (98). History of

Egypt-Mên (99). His successors—Nitocris--Mæris (100, 101). Sesostris

-his expeditions-his works in Egypt (102-110). His son, Pheron (111).

Proteus-story of Helen (112-120). Rhampsinitas (121, 122). Doctrine of

metempsychosis (123). Cheops--his pyramid (124-126). Chephren (127,

128). Mycerinus (129-133). His pyramid-history of Rhodopis (134,

135). Asychis (136). Anysis—Sabaco (137-140). Sethos-invasion of

Sennacherib (141). Number of the kings (142, 143). Greek and Egyptian

notions of the age of the gods (144.146). The Dodecarchy (147-152).

Psammetichas (154-157). Neco, his son (158, 159). Psammis, son of Neco

(160). Apries, son of Psammis-his deposition (161-169). Tomb of Osiris

(170). Egyptian mysteries (171). Reign of Amasis (172-177). His favour

to the Greeks (178-182) ...

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