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" Greeks, from left to right, they move their hand from right to left; and they insist, notwithstanding, that it is they who go to the right, and the Greeks who go to the left. They have two quite different kinds of writing, one of which is called sacred,... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 104
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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The Gods and Religions of Ancient and Modern Times ...

De Robigne Mortimer Bennett - 1880
...any other na'tion. Herodotus, who wrote of them four hundred and fifty years before our era, said, " They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." In addition to his testimony there is sufficient evidence that ^prigin of much of the theology, mythology,...
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Penn Monthly, Volume 12

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1881
...Osiris the Judge is mentioned in tombs erected two thousand years before Christ. Herodotus says, " They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." Ethical ideas underlay their worship, and formed part ol their contribution to the thought of the classical...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...left to right ; but the Egyptians, from right to left : and doing so, they say they do it right-ways, and the Greeks left-ways. They have two sorts of letters,...They are of all men the most excessively attentive t the worship of the gods, and observe the following ceremonies. They drink from cups of brass, which...
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Ten Great Religions: An Essay in Comparative Theology

James Freeman Clarke - 1888
...interest in religion, especially of the ceremonial part of religion, or worship. Herodotus says : " They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." And beside his statement to that effect, there is evidence that the origin of much of the theology, mythology,...
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The Gospel in All Lands

1889
...Moses learned the law. Surely we can tell you of the gods, for did not wise Herodotus say of us, " They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods," and "are beyond measure scrupulous in matters of religion." Then hear me pray. The soul is immortal; when...
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Ancient oriental nations

Israel Smith Clare - 1893
...poorest. SECTION V. EGYPTIAN RELIGION AND MYTHOLOGY. CONCERNING the Egyptians, Herodotus says : ' 'They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." Much of the theology, mythology and ceremonies of the Hebrews and Greeks had their origin in Egypt....
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Ancient oriental nations

Moses Coit Tyler - 1897 - 3494 pages
...poorest. SECTION V. EGYPTIAN RELIGION AND MYTHOLOGY. NCERNTNG the Egyptians, Herodotus says : ' 'They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." Much of the theology, mythology and ceremonies of the Hebrews and Greeks had their origin in Egypt....
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...Egyptians, from right to left : and doing so they say they do it right-ways, and the Greeks left-wayii They have two sorts of letters, one of which is called...the worship of the gods, and observe the following cereihonies. They drink from cups of brass, which they scour every day ; nor is this custom practised...
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Comparative Theology

John Arnott MacCulloch - 1902 - 332 pages
...they came to Egypt to mock, often remained to pray. Herodotus, their earliest critic, says of them : "They are of all men the most excessively attentive to the worship of the gods." And this is the verdict of the latest students of their strange creed, as, eg Renouf, who describes them...
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The Library of Original Sources, Volume 1

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907
...go to the right, and the Greeks who go to the left. They have two quite different kinds of writing, one of which is called sacred, the other common. 37. They are religious to excess, far beyond any other race of men, and use the following ceremonies : They...
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