The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians: Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians, Volume 2

Samuel Walker, 1853
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Page 109 - Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks : the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
Page 109 - Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Page 325 - What are you doing ?' said he to them ; ' I am amazed at you. Ah ! what is become of your virtue ? Was it not for this I sent away the women that they might not fall into these weaknesses ? For I have always heard say that we ought to die peaceably, and blessing the gods. Be at ease, I beg you, and show more constancy and resolution.
Page 326 - ... themselves. The Athenians, not contented with having punished his accusers, caused a statue of brass to be erected to him, of the workmanship of the celebrated Lysippus, and placed it in one of the most conspicuous parts of the city. Their respect and gratitude rose even to a religious veneration ; they dedicated a chapel to him, as to a hero and a demi-god, which they called £>«r«»r.-» or, " The Chapel of Socrates."* SECTION VII.
Page 262 - ... which the weight of their arms made them unable to resist. By good fortune, they discovered another place not so deep, where some soldiers had seen the people of the country pass. It required abundance of address, diligence and valour., to keep off the enemy on both sides of them. The army, however, passed the river, at length, without much loss. They inarched forward with less interruption, passed the source of the Tigris, and arrived at the little river Teleboa, which is very beautiful,, and...
Page 320 - The cause of that long delay was, the Athenians sent every year a ship to the isle of Delos, to offer certain sacrifices, and it was prohibited to put any person to death in the city from the time...
Page 253 - Artaxerxes on his, who did not know what had passed elsewhere, believed each of them that they had gained the victory ; the first, because they had put the enemy to flight, and pursued them ; and the king, because he had killed his brother, beat the troops he had fought, and plundered their camp. The event was soon cleared up on both sides.
Page 325 - Socrates found it began to gain upon the heart, uncovering his face, which had been covered, without doubt to prevent any thing from disturbing him in his last moments,
Page 344 - They could ransom themselves, even against their master's consent, when they had laid up money enough for that purpose. For out of what they got by their labor, after having paid a certain proportion to their masters, they kept the remainder for themselves, and made a stock of it at their own disposal. Private persons, when they were satisfied with their services, often gave these...
Page 53 - Xerxes commanded two other bridges to be built, one for the army to pass over, and the other for the baggage and beasts of burden. He appointed workmen more able and expert than the former, who went about it in this manner.

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