Finis Pyramidis: Or, Disquisitions Concerning the Antiquity and Scientific End of the Great Pyramid of Giza, Or Ancient Memphis in Egypt ..

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Taylor, 1806 - 284 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 115 - Solomon was instructed for the building of the house of God. The length by cubits after the first measure was threescore cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits. 4 And the porch that was in the front of...
الصفحة 114 - And the house which I build is great : for great is our God above all gods. But who is able to build him an house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain him ? who am I then, that I should build him an house, save only to burn...
الصفحة 173 - Styllobatam ita oportet exaequari, uti habeat per medium adiectionem per scamillos inpares; si enim ad libellam dirigetur, alveolatum oculo videbitur. Hoc autem, ut scamilli ad id convenientes fiant, item in extremo libro forma et demonstratio | erit descripta . 1.
الصفحة 210 - Capituli autem crassitudo sic est facienda, ut ex novem partibus et dimidia tres partes praependeant infra astragalum summi scapi ; cymatio, adempio abaco et canali, reliqua sit pars.
الصفحة 53 - These sands, on the subsiding of the waters, were probably very near the summit of the pyramid...
الصفحة 51 - The argument is supported by these further considerations. " All who have written on the Pyramids, agree in one point, though scarce any two in many " others, that the sands which cover the surface of the rock, and are accumulated about the sides " of the Pyramids, are adventitious. But by what agency, is the question ? Most have taken it " for granted, without further investigation, they have been brought by the winds : and indeed we " read of wonderful effects thus produced in those regions of...
الصفحة 119 - ... were erected thirty cells or small houses, communicating with each other, and forming galleries, and at the same time answering the purpose of buttresses, by supporting the walls. These cells were each five cubits square and twenty cubits high. Over these were two other floors of the same proportion, and the uppermost of the cells were on a level with the lower story of the fabric. They were fastened together by large beams, so disposed as to make them appear of one piece, and as if they gave...
الصفحة 52 - ... rock, as in the time of Herodotus, from the absurdities that would follow such a supposition; since the builders must first have dug out their depth of sand equal in extent to twelve English acres; and when their work was completed, must be argued to have filled in, against the acclining sides, to the level of the former surface, and thus have buried a considerable part of their own work. From these positions, it evidently appears, this Pyramid must have been erected by the Antediluvians...
الصفحة 63 - it appears not that the founders of them had any such laudable design of transmitting to posterity specimens, as some had supposed; hence they appear to have been erected for no geometrical purpose. They were erected by those, who after their intermarriages with the daughters of men, became, not only degenerate despisers of useful knowledge, but altogether abandoned to luxury".
الصفحة 145 - Capitella autem, quae erant super capita columnarum, quasi opere lilii fabricata erant in porticu quatuor cubitorum.

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