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Ægyptus Africa afterwards Alexander Alps amongst ancient name appellation Arabia Argolis Armenia Asia Minor Assyria Augustus banks birth-place borders bounded built Cæsar called capital Cappadocia Carm Carthaginians Caspian Sea celebrated chief city chief towns coast Colchis colony connected Danube derived its name Describe district divided dwell Eastern Egypt Euboea Euphrates Euxine extended famed famous Gaul Gedrosia give name Give some account Give the course Give the modern Greeks Gulf hence Heptanomis India inhabitants island Italy Judæa king kingdom known latter Libya Locri Mauretania Mediterranean Sea Mention some particulars metropolis miles modern countries modern names modern provinces Moesia Mons mountains mouth Nile North Western Northern Numidia obtain its name Ovid Palus Pannonia Parthia Persian Phrygia Pontus promontory remarkable rendered rises Romans Rome Sarmatia Scythia shores Sinus G situated Sogdiana South Southern Southernmost stood surnamed Syria temple territory touch tribes Virg Whence whole
الصفحة 194 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
الصفحة 32 - Whether beyond the stormy Hebrides, Where thou perhaps under the whelming tide Visit'st the bottom of the monstrous world...
الصفحة 27 - There is a gentle Nymph not far from hence, That with moist curb sways the smooth Severn stream : Sabrina is her name, a virgin pure ; Whilom she was the daughter of Locrine, That had the sceptre from his father Brute. She, guiltless damsel, flying the mad pursuit Of her enraged stepdame Guendolen, Commended her fair innocence to the flood That stayed her flight with his cross-flowing course.
الصفحة 232 - High Plains" of the state1. The surface of the county is a plain which slopes gently toward the east and whose surface is broken by two large valleys, one in the northern and the other in the southern part of the county.
الصفحة 328 - A Compendium of Ancient and Modern Geography, for the use of Eton School...
الصفحة 228 - Sheba is said to have come from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon.
الصفحة 272 - Samo ; hic illius arma, hic currus fuit ; hoc regnum dea gentibus esse, si qua fata sinant, jam tum tenditque fovetque...
الصفحة 284 - The river Nile was the largest river in the world known to the ancients. It derived its name from the Hebrew word Nachal, or Nahal, signifying merely — •' the river," and hence, in the book of Exodus it is mentioned only under this appellation. It was also called Siris by the .(Ethiopians; and we find it mentioned by the prophet Jeremiah, as the Sihor; it was surnamed jEgyptus, from its being the great fertilizer of the country.
الصفحة 140 - Prytaneium a street led towards the Olympeium after diverging to the west of that edifice; it was called the street of the Tripods, from the circumstance of its being lined with small temples, where prize tripods were usually deposited : of this description was the beautiful little choragic monument of Lysicrates, vulgarly called the Lantern of Demosthenes, which serves as an excellent illustration of this passage of Pausanias, and points out accurately the site and direction of the street to which...