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" When he was seated there, looking down towards the shore, he beheld both the land army and the fleet ; and when he beheld them, he desired to see a contest take place between the ships ; and when it had taken place, and the Sidonian Phoenicians were victorious,... "
Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ... - Page 428
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...of Rhoetium, and Ophrynium, and Dardanus, which borders on Abydos ; and on the right the Gergithae Teucrians. 44. When they were at Abydos, Xerxes wished...having perceived Xerxes shedding tears, addressed him thus : " O king, how very different from each other are what you are now doing, and what you did a...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...of Rhoetium, and Ophrynium, and Dardanus, which borders on Abydos ; and on tbe right the Gergithae Teucrians. 44. When they were at Abydos, Xerxes wished...having perceived Xerxes shedding tears, addressed him thus : " O king, how very different from each other are what you are now doing, and what you did a...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...made it, in obedience to a previous order of the king. When he was seated there, looking down toward the shore, he beheld both the land army and the fleet...men, Xerxes thereupon pronounced himself happy, but afterward shed tears. 46. Artabanus, his paternal uncle, having observed him, the same who had before...
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The Histories of Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1885
...victorious. Exceedingly gratified he was, both with the contest and the army. But while he was viewing the whole Hellespont covered by the ships, and all the shores and the plains of Abydos full of men, he suddenly burst into tears. Artabanus, his paternal uncle, observed him and exclaimed : " O king,...
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History of Greece, and of the Greek People, from the ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Victor Duruy - 1892
...Plioenicians were victorious, he showed himself extremely gratified both with the contest and the army. When he saw the whole Hellespont covered by the ships,...pronounced himself happy, but afterwards shed tears. Artabanos, his father's brother, having observed him, the same who had freely declared his opinion...
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The Histories of Herodotus

Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
...exceedingly gratified both with the contest and the army. When he saw the whole Hellespont covered with the ships, and all the shores and the plains of Abydos...men, Xerxes thereupon pronounced himself happy; but afterward shed tears. Artabanus, his paternal uncle, having observed him, the same who had before freely...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...of Rhoetium, and Ophrynium, and Dardanus, which borders on Abydos ; and on the right the Gergithae Teucrians. 44. When they were at Abydos, Xerxes wished...having perceived Xerxes shedding tears, addressed him thus : " O king, how very different from each other are what you are now doing, and what you did a...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 491 pages
...defeated at the Battle of Salamis, BC 480. Herodotus says that when Xerxes saw all his forces before him " the whole Hellespont covered by the ships, and all the shores and plain of Abydos full of men, he wept. When asked the reason, he replied : ' Commiseration seized me...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 491 pages
...defeated at the Battle of Salamis, BC 480. Herodotus says that when Xerxes saw all his forces before him " the whole Hellespont covered by the ships, and all the shores and plain of Abydos full of men, he wept. When asked the reason, he replied: ' Commiseration seized me...
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1904
...both with the contest and with the whole armament. 45. And seeing all the Hellespont covered over with the ships, and all the shores and the plains of Abydos full of men, then Xerxesf pronounced himself a happy man, and after that he fell to weeping. 46. Artabanos his uncle...
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