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" When Babylon was struggling with Nineveh for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Borne had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyrus had added lustre to the Persian monarchy, or... "
The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times - Page 3
by Matthew Atmore Sherring - 1868 - 388 pages
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The Holy City (Benares)

Rajani Ranjan Sen - 1912 - 280 pages
...colonies, when Athens wns ''growfng in strength, before Rome had become known, or '•Greece had contested with Persia, or Cyrus had added "lustre to the Persian...Nebuchadnezzar had "captured Jerusalem and the inhabitants of Judaja had been "carried away into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, "if not glory". To...
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A Walk Along the Ganges

Dennison Berwick - 1986 - 234 pages
...was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia, or Cyprus had added lustre to the Persian monarchy, or Nebuchadnezzar...captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not glory,' wrote Rev. MA Sherring, a Christian missionary to Benares in the nineteenth century. The city...
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Death in Banaras

Jonathan P. Parry, Professor of Anthropology Jonathan P Parry, PhD - 1994 - 314 pages
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory . . . While many cities and nations have fallen into decay and perished, her sun has never gone down;...
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Banaras, City of Light

Diana L. Eck - 1999 - 427 pages
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory.1 On the antiquity of Banaras, which he visited in his journey around the world, Mark Twain quipped,...
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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society of New York, Volume 12

1880
...for supremacy, when Tyre was planting her colonies, when Athens was growing in strength, before Rome had become known, or Greece had contended with Persia,...Nebuchadnezzar had captured Jerusalem and the inhabitants of Judea had been carried into captivity, she had already risen to greatness, if not to glory. We will...
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