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" ... largest ships ; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt. But it is now almost filled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. "
Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to ... - Page 171
by William Fordyce Mavor - 1802
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Universal History Americanised, Or, An Historical View of the World from the ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819
...sluices by which it might be shut or opened, as there was occasion. Its breadth was one hundred cubits, its length fifty leagues, and its depth sufficient...Mediterranean, and contains not only the Delta, but also the cities of Mareotis and Alexandria. The last named of these was, formerly, reckoned next to Rome...
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Universal history Americanised: or, An historical view of the ..., Volume 9

David Ramsay - World history - 1819
...sluices by which it might be shut or opened, as there was occasion. Its breadth was one hundred cubits, its length fifty leagues, and its depth sufficient...almost filled up, and scarcely any remains of it are €o be seen. The lower Egypt extends from Heptanomis to the Mediterranean, and contains not only the...
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.]. Transl

Charles Rollin - 1821
...the largest ships; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt. But it is now almost filled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. CHAP. III. LOWER EGYPT. I AM now to speak of Lower Egypt....
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the ancient history

charles rollin - 1836
...larg est ships ; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt. But it is now almost filled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. . CHAPTER III. LOWER EGYPT. I AM now to speak of Lower...
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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians ..., Volume 1

Charles Rollin - History, Ancient - 1839
...largest ships ; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt But it is now almost rilled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. CHAPTER III. LOWER ECTPT. I AM now to...
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A classical and archæological dictionary of the manners, customs, laws ...

P Austin Nuttall - 1840
...the largest ships; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt. But it is now almost filled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. — Herod. I. ii. c. l58. Strab. l. xvii. Plin. l. vi....
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians ..., Volume 1

Charles Rollin - Art - 1850
...largest ships ; and was about a thousand stadia, that is, above fifty leagues long. This canal was of great service to the trade of Egypt. But it is now almost filled up, and there are scarce any remains of it to be seen. CHAPTER III. LOWER EGYPT. I AM now to speak of Lower...
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