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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians ...
Charles Rollin,William H Wykoff
No preview available - 2015
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Page 2 - And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns: and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand.
Page 129 - And in the end of years they shall join themselves together; for the king's daughter of the south shall come to the king of the north to make an agreement: but she shall not retain the power of the arm; neither shall he stand, nor his arm: but she shall be given up, and they that brought her, and he that begat her, and he that strengthened her in these times.
Page 128 - And the king of the south shall be strong, and one of his princes; and he shall be strong above him, and have dominion; his dominion shall be a great dominion.
Page 150 - ... the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Page 128 - Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to confirm and to strengthen him. "And now will I shew thee the truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all : and by his strength through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm of Grecia.
Page 141 - ... the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail: and shall also carry captives into Egypt their gods, with their princes, and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold ; and he shall continue more years than the king of the north. So the king of the south shall come into his kingdom, and shall return into his own land.
Page 251 - The season was now too far advanced to prolong the campaign, for which reason he returned...
Page 141 - But out of a branch of her roots shall one stand up in his estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north...
Page 54 - Ceraunus, on whom he had conferred innumerable honours and obligations ; for he had received him into hia court, when he fled from his own country, and had treated him suitably to his rank. He had also carried that prince with him in this expedition ; intending, when it should be completed, to employ the same forces for his establishment on the throne of his father in Egypt.
Page 231 - Let the princes of these times, says Polybius, who imagine they have done gloriously in giving four or five thousand crowns, only consider how inferior their generosity is to that we have now described. Rhodes, in consequence of these liberalities, was re-established in a few years in a more opulent and splendid state than she had ever experienced before, if we only except the Colossus.