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A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh: With Numerous Woodcuts
Austen Henry Layard
Visualitzaciķ completa - 1854
Abd-ur-rahman alabaster Amadiyah ancient appear Arabs Asheetha Assyrian Baghdad banks bas-reliefs Beder Khan Bey British Museum brought building carried castle cawass Chaldeans chamber chariot chief Christians covered cuneiform descended desert discovered district dress earth edifice encampment entrance eunuchs Euphrates excavations feet formed fragments head Hormuzd Rassam horsemen horses houses Ibrahim Agha inhabitants inscriptions Jebours journey Kalah Kalah Sherghat Kasha Khorsabad king Kouyunjik Kurdish Kurds lions Melek Mesopotamia monuments Mosul mound mountains Mussulmans N.W. Palace Nestorian night Nimroud Nineveh ornaments party pashaw passed plain plunder priests principal probably raft Rassam ravine reached remains represented resembling river rocks rode round rubbish ruins sacred scarcely sculptures Shammar Sheikh Adi Sheikh Nasr side Sinjar slabs Sofuk stones sun-dried bricks tents Tigris tion Tiyari Tkhoma tomb trees trenches tribe uncovered valley village walls warriors winged bulls winged figures women workmen Yezidis
Pāgina 325 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Pāgina 189 - I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.
Pāgina 216 - How then wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen ? 25 Am I now come up without; the LORD against this place to destroy it? The LORD said to me, Go up against this land, and destroy it.
Pāgina 255 - Therefore, thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Pāgina 256 - When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege: 20 Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.
Pāgina 96 - When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them ; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
Pāgina 5 - He has left the land where nature is still lovely, where, in his mind's eye, he can rebuild the temple or the theatre, half doubting whether they would have made a more grateful impression upon' the senses than the ruin before him. He is now at a loss to give any form to the rude heaps upon which he is gazing.
Pāgina 96 - Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; To every man a damsel or two; To Sisera a prey of divers colors, A prey of divers colors of needlework, Of divers colors of needlework on both sides, Meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?