Biblia Volume 5

Biblia Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... the other two kings, proving that they reigned contemporaneously. I have been collating the geographical cartouches copied by Diimichen on the pylon of Ramses III., at Medinet-Habu, as well as copying the many additional cartouches which the recent excavations there have brought to light. The name of Mitanni occurs twice, that of Carchemish following it in one instance. Among the names of places in Palestine arc Gaza, RoshKadesh, which we know from the list of Thothmes III. to have been Mount Carmel, the Spring of the Magar or Magoras (now the river of Beyrut), Luiail (? Levi-el), Khibur or Hebron, Aphek, Migdol, Carmel, Ants, Hadasht 'the New-lands," and "the country of Salim." Mention is also made of Hamath, of " Khubur the Great," and of Shinnur. Shinnur is Shenir, the Amorite name of Hermon (Deut. iii.: 9), which appears as Saniru in the Assyrian texts; and since an old geographical cuneiform tablet gives Khubur as a synonym of Sanir and Amurru " the Amorite land," we may place the Khubur of Ramses III. in the same vicinity. A study of the names shows that the Egyptian king did not occupy any of the Phoenician towns, while Gaza was the only Philistine city which fell into his hands. As Megiddo also is unnoticed in his list, he must have marched only a little inland, when on his way to the north, leaving the interior of Palestine untouched..A few miles to the north of Assuan on the eastern bank is the village of El-Agabah el-Kebireh. Near this is a group of rocks covered with "prehistoric " drawings; and above them I found a tomb, which was, however, without sculptures or inscription. But by the side of it I discovered two Greek graffiti, one of which stated that "Apollonios has come to...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123663375X
  • 9781236633750