The Story of Media, Babylon and Persia: Including a Study of the Zend-Avesta Or Religion of Zoroaster; from the Fall of Nineveh to the Persian War, (continued from "The Story of Assyria")
G.P. Putnam's sons, 1888 - 447 sayfa
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Ahura Ahura-Mazda ancient appears army Aryan Assyria Avesta Babylon battle bear became become body bring brought called carried course Dareios dead death doubt earth Egypt empire entirely Eranian established evil fact faithful father feet fire four give given gods gold Greek ground hand Herodotus holy hundred inscription Kambyses king known Kyros land language later less light living material Mazda means Medes Median mountain mythical nature never offer once original palace Parsis passed period Persian person points prayer present probably prophet race reached reign religion rise river royal rule sacred says seems seven side silver soul speak spirit stands Story temple thing thou thought tion took turn walls waters whole worship Zarathushtra
Sayfa 175 - And if I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name...
Sayfa 402 - 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.
Sayfa 176 - 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.
Sayfa 358 - To the state he thus falsely declared : " I am Bardes the son of Cyrus, the brother of Cambyses." 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.
Sayfa 445 - ... plan, the myths, with which the history of all lands begins, will not be overlooked, though these will be carefully distinguished from the actual history, so far as the labors of the accepted historical authorities have resulted in definite conclusions. The subjects of the different volumes have been planned to cover connecting and, as far as possible, consecutive epochs or periods, so that the set when completed will present in a comprehensive narrative the chief events in the great STORY OF...
Sayfa 182 - Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.
Sayfa 169 - Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him: but weep sore for him who goeth away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Sayfa 183 - Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon ; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army.