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Media, Babylon and Persia: Including a Study of the Zend Avesta from the ...
Zénaïde Alexeïevna Ragozin
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Ahura Ahura-Mazda ancient appears Aryan Assyria Avesta Babylon bear became become body bring brought called carried corpse course daêvas Dareios Darkness dead death divine early earth empire entirely Erân Eranian established evil fact faithful fiends fire followers give given gods Greek hand Herodotus holy human hundred king known Kyros land language later less light living Lord material Mazda means Median mind Mithra mountain mythical nature never offer once original palace Parsis passage passed period Persian person points prayer present probably prophet pure race reached religion religious rise royal rule sacred seems seven shows side soul speak spirit stand Story things thou thought thousand tion Turanian turn unto various Vendîdâd wall waters whole worship Zarathushtra
Page 177 - And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name...
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.