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Through the Jade Gate to Rome: A Study of the Silk Routes During the Later ...
John E. Hill
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Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon
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Page 159 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 340 - Thus the Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and destruction, and did what they would unto those that hated them.
Page 284 - Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh; But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate Unto the state of Venice.
Page 426 - And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.
Page 373 - Where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple, to silver rings, and pillars of marble : the beds were , of gdld and silver, upon a pavement of red and blue, and white, and black marble.
Page 53 - And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers...
Page 103 - But it came to pass, when Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came up into the land, that we said, Come, and let us go to Jerusalem for fear of the army of the Chaldeans, and for fear of the army of the Syrians : so we dwell at Jerusalem.
Page 10 - His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him'.