The Cassiterides: An Inquiry Into the Commercial Operations of the Phoenicians in Western Europe, with Particular Reference to the British Tin Trade (Google eBook)

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Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1863 - Phoenicians - 154 pages
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Page 122 - Syria was thy merchant by reason G of the multitude of the wares of thy making : they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.
Page 121 - The men of Arvad, with thine army, were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers ; they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made thy beauty perfect.
Page 122 - The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants : they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones and yold.
Page 155 - Smith's Sacred Annals. Sacred Annals : Vol. III. The Gentile Nations ; or, The History and Religion of the Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, collected from ancient authors and Holy Scripture, and including the recent discoveries in Egyptian, Persian, and Assyrian Inscriptions : Forming a complete connection of Sacred and Profane History, and shewing the Fulfilment of Sacred Prophecy. By GEORGE SMITH, FAS &c.
Page 122 - Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, were thy merchants : these were thy merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords, and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.
Page 155 - ANNALS; Or, Researches into the History and Religion of Mankind, from the Creation of the World to the Death of Isaac : deduced from the Writings of Moses and other Inspired Authors, copiously illustrated and confirmed by the Ancient Records, Traditions, and Mythology of the Heathen World. By GEORGE SMITH, FAS Crown 8vo.
Page 123 - ... the children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians, that ye might remove them far from their border.
Page 65 - They that inhabit the British promontory of Balerium, by reason of their converse with merchants, are more civilized and courteous to strangers than the rest are. These are the people that make the tin, which, with a great deal of care and labour, they dig out of the ground...
Page 84 - Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships ; and his border shall be unto Zidon.
Page 121 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail ; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee. 8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners : thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

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