Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 15

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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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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 275 - And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruits thereof.
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.
Page 286 - What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me and that I will go up to the temple of the LORD on the third day from now?

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