The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, المجلد 26

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Stephen Denison Peet, J. O. Kinnaman
Jameson & Morse, 1904

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الصفحة 161 - And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony ; the fourth, an emerald ; the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite ; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.
الصفحة 110 - As for Libya, we know it to be washed on all sides by the sea, except where it is attached to Asia. This discovery was first made by Necos, the Egyptian king, who, on desisting from the canal which he had begun between the Nile and the Arabian Gulf, sent to sea a number of ships manned by Phoenicians, with orders to make for the Pillars of Hercules and return to Egypt through them, and by the Mediterranean.
الصفحة 344 - In the life of Manco Ccapac, who was the first Inca, and from whom they began to be called Children of the Sun and to worship the Sun, they had a full account of the Deluge. They say that all people and all created things perished in it, in as far as the water rose above all the highest mountains in the world.
الصفحة 160 - And the city lieth four-square and the length is as large as the breadth. And he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs ; the length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
الصفحة 161 - The first foundation was jasper ; the second sapphire ; the third a chalcedony ; the fourth an emerald ; the fifth sardonyx ; the sixth sardius; the seventh chrysolite; the eighth beryl; the ninth a topaz; the tenth a chrysoprasus ; the eleventh a jacinth ; the twelfth an amethyst. And the twelve gates were twelve pearls : every several gate was of one pearl : and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
الصفحة 106 - Resolutely, on the other hand, the Italian surrendered his own personal will for the sake of freedom, and learned to obey his father that he might know how to obey the state.
الصفحة 110 - When autumn came, they went ashore, wherever they might happen to be, and having sown a tract of land with corn, waited until the grain was fit to cut.
الصفحة 161 - God, having the glory of God, and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal ; and had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel...
الصفحة 106 - ... and that Roman character which solemnly bound the son to reverence the father, the citizen to reverence the ruler, and all to reverence the gods ; which required nothing and honoured nothing but the useful act, and compelled every citizen to fill up every moment of his...
الصفحة 279 - is the enormous drivingpower of the man, the ruling nature which it seems impossible to resist, the determination which is above all constraint and all opposition. As far as force of will goes, the strongest characters in history would look pliable in this presence. . . . There is no face quite parallel to this in all the portraits that we know, — Egyptian, Greek, Roman, or modern.

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