The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, Volumen8

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J. Rivington and Sons, 1788
 

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Página 245 - The mighty man, and the man of war, The judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, And the counsellor, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
Página 408 - Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken ; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven.
Página 284 - For the king of the North shall return, and shall set forth a multitude greater than the former, and shall certainly come after certain years with a great army and with much riches.
Página 359 - Then he shall turn his face toward the fort of his own land: but he shall stumble and fall, and not be found. 20 Then shall stand up in his estate a raiser of taxes in the glory of the kingdom: but within few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger, nor in battle.
Página 408 - And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven ; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
Página 386 - ... ordered brazen pans and cauldrons to be heated ; and, when they were red, he caused the tongue of the eldest to be cut off' — had the skin torn from his head, and the extremities of his hands and feet cut off, before his mother and his brethren. After being mutilated, he was brought close to the fire, and fried in the pan.
Página 404 - Now when the kingdom was established before Antiochus, he thought to reign over Egypt, that he might have the dominion of two realms. Wherefore he entered into Egypt with a great multitude, with chariots and elephants, and horsemen, and a great navy...
Página 399 - In the violence of his rage he set out with all possible expedition, in order to make that nation feel the dreadful effects of his wrath ; venting nothing but menaces on his march, and breathing only final ruin and destruction. Advancing in this disposition towards...
Página 81 - ... threescore, engaged themselves by oath never to return except victorious ; denounced the most dreadful imprecations against such among them as should break their oath ; and only desired the Epirots to bury, in the same grave, all who should fall in the battle, with the following inscription over them : HERE LIE THE ACARNANIANS, WHO DIED FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY, AGAINST THE VIOLENCE AND INJUSTICE OF THE MANS. Pull of courage, they set out directly, and advanced to meet ,the enemy to the very...

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