The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. 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, Τόμος 2
J. Murray, 1875
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Σελίδα 257 - shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it ?" In like manner the mythology of India admitted the creator and destroyer as
Σελίδα 385 - of a cruel lord, and a fierce king shall rule over them." For though it seems to relate to an earlier period, when Assyria was powerful (the prophecy being given soon after the time of Tirhaka), and mentions the Egyptians being captives of Assyria, it is more likely to allude to the state of Egypt under Apries, and to the conquest of the Babylonians.
Σελίδα 199 - laboured constantly, and were relieved every three months by a fresh lot. It took ten years' oppression of the people to make the causeway* for the conveyance of the stones, a work not Upper Ethiopia. Tombs of Egyptians being seldom found in Nubia may be owing to their considering it "a foreign land,
Σελίδα 228 - surrounded with a colonnade, which was built of white stones, exquisitely fitted together. At the corner of the Labyrinth stands a pyramid, forty fathoms high, with large figures engraved on it ; which is entered by a subterranean passage. 149. Wonderful as is the Labyrinth, the work called the Lake of Mœris,
Σελίδα 2 - they have been of opinion that while they surpass all other nations, the Phrygians surpass them in antiquity. This king, finding it impossible to make out by dint of inquiry what men were the most ancient, contrived the following method of discovery :— He took two children of the common sort, and gave them over to a
Σελίδα 438 - their father. 88. Thus it appears certain to me, by a great variety of proofs, that Cambyses was raving mad ; he would not else have set himself to make a mock of holy rites and longestablished usages. For if one were to offer men to choose out of all the customs
Σελίδα 385 - I will set the Egyptians against the Egyptians, and they shall fight every one against his brother ; city against city, and kingdom against kingdom The Egyptians will I give into the
Σελίδα 588 - that Bardes. (7) When Cambyses had slain Bardes, it was not known to the people that Bardes had been slain. (8) Afterwards Cambyses proceeded to Egypt. (9) When Cambyses had proceeded to Egypt, then the state became wicked. (10) Then the lie became abounding in the land, both in Persia, and in Media, and in the other provinces.
Σελίδα 442 - When Amasis had read the letter of Polycrates, he perceived that it does not belong to man to save his fellow-man from the fate which is in store for him ; likewise he felt certain that Polycrates would end ill, as he prospered in everything, even finding what he had thrown away. So he sent a herald to