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By Zénaïde Alexeïevna Ragozin

ISBN-10: 1402157428

ISBN-13: 9781402157424

This Elibron Classics publication is a facsimile reprint of a 1888 variation by means of T. Fisher Unwin, London.

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There was a great battle near the city of MEGIDDO, situated between the Jordan and the sea, and the victory which the Pharaoh won on this occasion laid the land open before him to the Euphrates, perhaps even THE STQRY OF ASSYRIA. 28 but that is by no means certain to the Tigris. Tribute came pouring in at every place where he " chiefhalted, and among those who sent gifts the " Assuru (Asshur) is set down on the list for fifty pounds and nine ounces of real lapis-lazuli, for imitation lapis-luzuli of Babylon (quantity not men" much gear of tioned, as being less valuable), and ....

3) could scarcely be explained at all on any other grounds; while, if we see in it a personation embracing the Supreme Triad and the feminine THE STORY OF ASSYRIA. 14 form of Nature i. C. The king, (represented, for symmetry's sake, in attended by one of those eagle-headed winged-protecting genii so familiar to students of the double), sculptures, worships before the sacred tree, above which hovers the 6T~ Asshur in its completest form from the circle depends emblem ; a c3. sort of string in a as it ends and CYLINDER SEAL OF KING SEN- wavy line, NACHERIB.

The time will come when all these salt pools will dry up and leave nothing but banks of salt, like those deposits which are frequently met with in the sandy steppes of Central Asia and South-eastern and from a distance startle the traveller, parched with heat and half spent with thirst, with the appearance of snow-drifts. 2.

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