The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, Nide 9

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G.G. and J. Robinson; W. Richardson and Company; H. Gardner; W. Otridge and Son; R. Baldwin ... [and 16 others]. By Darton and Harvey, 1800
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Sivu 185 - In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord.
Sivu 56 - I should put an end, in a manner worthy of the grandeur and reputation of the Roman people, to a war, which, in your opinion, has already been of too long continuance. I have reason to believe, that the same gods,* who have occasioned Macedonia to fall to my lot, will also assist me with their protection in conducting and terminating this war successfully: but of this I may venture to assure you, that I shall do my utmost not to fall short of your expectations.
Sivu 185 - ... the land of Egypt : for they shall cry unto the Lord because of the oppressors, and he shall" send them a saviour and a great one, and he shall deliver them. And the Lord shall be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the Lord in that day, and shall do sacrifice and oblation: yea, they shall vow a vow unto the Lord, and perform it.
Sivu 58 - Macedonia; a ship, horses, tents, provisions, shall all be supplied at my charge. But if he will not take so much trouble, and prefers the tranquillity of the city to the dangers and fatigues of the field, let him not take upon him to hold the helm, and continue idle in port.
Sivu 278 - ... and was fastened to a stake ; a treatment with which the Romans had never used any crowned head before.
Sivu 273 - ... accommodation, by promising an entire submission, and a great sum of money to prevent the war. Pompey accepted his offers, and sent Gabinius at the head of a detachment to receive the money: but when that lieutenantgeneral arrived at Jerusalem, he found the gates shut against him, and, instead of receiving the money, he was told from the top of the walls, that the city would not stand to the agreement Pompey, thereupon, not being willing that they should deceive him with impunity, ordered Aristobulus,...
Sivu 223 - The poison took effect immediately, and delivered Syria from a monster, who, by her unheard-of crimes, had been so long the scourge of the state. She had been the wife of three kings of Syria,* and the mother of four. She had occasioned the death of two of her husbands ; and as to her children, she had murdered one with her own hands, and would have destroyed Grypus by the poison which he made her drink herself. That prince afterwards applied himself with success to the affairs of the public, and...
Sivu 57 - ... and sharers with us in all dangers. If there be any one who conceives himself capable of assisting me with his counsels in the war you have charged me with, let him not refuse to do the republic...
Sivu 200 - Rome, in order to his being acknowledged under that title, and to renew the ancient treaties. They were very well received, and obtained all they desired The senate, in consequence, caused the consul Piso to write to Ptolemy king of Egypt, Attalus king of Pergamus, Ariarathes king of Cappadocia, '" Demetrius king of Syria, Mithridates king of the Parthians, and to all the states of Greece, Asia Minor, and the islands, with whom the Romans were in alliance, to notify to...

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