Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 15
Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1855 - Asia
Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.
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akka ancient appears appo Arian Assyrian authority Babylon Babylonian battle believe bricks brought building called certainly character close Colonel Rawlinson connected copy course Cyrus Darius Diff distinction doubt east eclipse equivalent evidence existed fact favour feet further give given Greek hiak inscriptions king known language letter March meaning Media month mound Nimrúd Nineveh observed occurs original Ormazd passage perhaps period Persian person plural position preceding present probably provinces race rebels record refer reign remains rendered represented ruins says Scythic seems Semitic side similar singular sound suppose syllable tablet Tassunos termination third thou Tigris tion traditions translation Ugrian usual verb wall whole word written yufri yutta
Page 277 - And I will add unto thy days fifteen years ; and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria ; and I will defend this city for mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake.
Page 260 - I began excavating the southwest corner, clearing away large masses of rubbish formed of the remains of burnt, mingled with sun-dried, bricks. I worked along at a depth of 10 feet and a breadth of 6, without finding anything. I then returned, and worked a few feet north along the brick casing of the western wall; here, 6 feet below the surface, I found a perfect inscribed cylinder. This relic was in the solid masonry; it had been placed in a niche formed by the omission of one of the bricks in the...
Page 286 - And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that he hath spoken : shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back ten degrees?
Page 133 - I firmly established the kingdom, both Persia and Media, and the other provinces, as in the days of old ; thus I restored that which had been taken away. By the grace of Ormazd I did this. I laboured until I had firmly established our family as in the days of old. I laboured, by the grace of Ormazd, (in order) that Gomates the Magian might not supersede our family.
Page 136 - Then Dadarses marched. When he reached Armenia, then the rebels, having collected, came before Dadarses arraying their battle. by name a village of Armenia, there they engaged. Ormazd brought help to me; by the grace of Ormazd, my forces entirely defeated that rebel army. On the 8th day of the month Thurawahara, then it was a battle was thus fought by them.
Page 132 - I am DARIUS, the great King, the King of Kings, the King of Persia, the King of the provinces, the son of HYSTASPES, the grandson of ARSAMES, the Achaemenian.
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Page 139 - Then I sent troops to Babylon. A Median of the name of Intaphres, one of my servants, him I appointed their leader. Thus I addressed them : " Go forth, smite that Babylonian state, which does not acknowledge me.