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" The water in this lake does not spring from the soil, for these parts are excessively dry, but it is conveyed through a channel from the Nile, and for six months it flows into the lake, and six months out again into the Nile. "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 152
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1890 - 311 pages
...it is named, was probably one of the Muhammedan rulers of Egypt. Herodotus saysj of Lake Moeris, ;' The water in this lake does not spring from the soil,...months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver (^£240) every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is flowing into it, twenty...
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A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of ...

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902
...orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are " equal to a stade of six plethra ; the orgya measur" ing six feet, or four cubits ; the foot being four " palms,...excessively dry, but it is conveyed through a channel 1 Attempts have been made to prove that this canal was made by the patriarch Joseph, but no satisfactory...
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The Nile-- notes for travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1907 - 955 pages
...stade of 6 plethra ; the orgya measuring 6 feet or 4 cubits ; the foot being 4 palms, and the cubit 6 palms. The water in this Lake does not spring from...conveyed through a channel from the Nile, and for 6 months it flows into the Lake, and 6 months out again into the Nile. And during the 6 months that...
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Queer Things about Egypt

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - 1911 - 428 pages
...one hundred orgyiae in height : and a hundred orgyise are equal to a stade of six plethra, the orgyia measuring six feet, or four cubits, the foot being...Nile. And during the six months that it flows out again it yields a talent of silver every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water...
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Black Man of the Nile and His Family

Yosef Ben-Jochannan - 1989 - 428 pages
...DAM's operation .wrote the following about them in his book, HISTORIES: 352 ". . .the water in lakes does not spring from the soil, for these parts are...Nile, and for six months It flows into the lake, and for six months out again into the Nile. The above quotation was taken from Lepsius' DEMKMALER. Q. Can...
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Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-century Travel Guide

E. A. Wallis Budge - 2001 - 311 pages
...it is named, was probably one of the Muhammedan rulers of Egypt, Herodotus saysj of Lake Moeris, ;* The water in this lake does not spring from the soil,...months that it flows out it yields a talent of silver (£240) every day to the king's treasury from the fish ; but when the water is flowing into it, twenty...
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