Oriental Customs Or, an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures by an Explanatory Application of the Customs and Manners of the Eastern Nations and Especially the Jews, Therein Alluded to Volume 1

Oriental Customs Or, an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures by an Explanatory Application of the Customs and Manners of the Eastern Nations and Especially the Jews, Therein Alluded to Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...these words, which describe a processsion of prophets or scholars. HARMER, vol. ii.-p.106. No. 291.--x. 24.-. All the people shouted, and said, God save the king The acclamations of the people attended the ceremony of the inauguration of the Jewish kings. This fully appears in the case of Saul and also of Solomon: for when Zadok anointed him king, they blew the trumpet, and said, God save Icing Solomon, 1 Kings i. 89. Acclamations were usual among the Romans on several occasions. It was the manner in which they testified their approbation of the conduct of princes, commanders, and emperors. The forms of acclamation were different upon different occasions, but always included their prayers and good wishes for the welfare of the person who was the object of the noisy compliment: and was often expressed by one word, Feliciter. Sometimes the acclamation was used to testify their abhorrence and indignation, and was made the vehicle of imprecations, as was the case upon the death of the Emperor Commodus. No. 292.----x. 27. And brought him no presents. When D'Arvz'eua: was attending an Arab emir, a vessel happened to be wrecked on the coast. The emir perceived it from the top of the mountains, and immediately repaired to the shore to profit by the misfortune. Staying some time, it grew so late' that he determined to spend the night there under his tents, and ordered supper to be got ready. He says that nothing was more easy-, for every body at Tartoura vied with eachother as to the presents they brought of meat, fbwl, game, fruit, coffee, &c. Were they not presents of this kind that the children of Belial neglected to bring? HARMER, vol.ii. p. 15. No. 298.--xiii. 19, 20. Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
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  • English
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  • 1236855981
  • 9781236855985