Media, Babylon and Persia: Including a Study of the Zend Avesta from the Fall of Nineveh to the Persian War

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Putnam, 1903 - 447 pages

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Page 177 - And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name...
Page 176 - As I live, saith the Lord, though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet upon my right hand, yet would I pluck thee thence...
Page 184 - Tyre : every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled : yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyre, for the service that he had served against it : therefore thus saith the Lord God...
Page 406 - And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace ; where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
Page 178 - I spake also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.
Page 184 - Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.
Page 360 - Then the whole state became rebellious ; from Cambyses it went over to him, both Persia and Media, and the other provinces. He seized the empire ; on the pth day of the month Garmapada,* then it was he thus seized the empire.

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