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" ... 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, he showed himself exceedingly gratified... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 422
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...of Rhoetium, and Ophrynium, and Dardanus, which borders on Abydos ; and on the right the GergithiB 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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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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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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The Father of History: An Account of Herodotus

Denton Jaques Snider - 1907 - 451 pages
...Orient and to pass into Europe. But first he takes a survey of his forces (44) on both sea and land. " And when he saw the whole Hellespont covered by the ships and all the shores and plains of Abydus full of men, Xerxes thereupon pronounced himself happy, but afterward shed tears."...
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The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, Volume 1

Herbert George Wells - 1920
...which Xerxes surveyed the whole array of his forces. "And seeing all the Hellespont covered over with the ships and all the shores and the plains of Abydos full of men, then Xerxes pronounced himself a happy man, and after that he fell to weeping. Artabanus, his uncle,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 224

1915
...Abydos, and called for a sham fight between the ships. 'And seeing all the Hellespont covered with the ships, and all the shores and the plains of Abydos full of men, Xerxes pronounced himself a happy man, and after that he fell to weeping, saying in answer to Artabanos' question,...
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