Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 12
Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1850 - Asia
Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.
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Page 102 - Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh and the city Rehoboth, and Calah. And Resen, between Nineveh and Calah ; the same is a great city.
Page 433 - Tel-ati, which was his chief place, and the towns which were dependent on it, I captured, and gave up to pillage. I went out from the city of Tel-ati, and came to the land watered by the head-streams which form the Tigris. The priests of Assarac in that land raised altars to the immortal gods. I appointed priests to reside in the land to pay adoration to Assarac, the great and powerful god, and to preside over the national worship.
Page 149 - Journal of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India, vol.
Page 440 - Tsida, his principal cities. I slew the evil-disposed, and plundered the treasures, and gave the cities over to pillage. I then went out from the land of the Arians, and received the tribute of the twenty-seven kings of the Persians. Afterwards I removed from the land of the...
Page 128 - The Chinese, in the neighbourhood of Canton, are able to prepare a tea which can be coloured and made up to imitate various qualities of green tea, and large quantities are thus yearly made up,
Page 356 - Neither did Ephraim drive out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer; but the Canaanites dwelt in Gezer among them. 30 ^[ Neither did Zebulun drive out the inhabitants of Kitron, nor the inhabitants of Nahalol; but the Canaanites dwelt among them, and became tributaries. 31 ^ Neither did Asher drive out the inhabitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants of Zidon...
Page 235 - Pali works brought from Ava or Ceylon. They have also, according to M. Burnouf, translations of the same Sanskrit works that are known in the North. It is by no means established, therefore, that Pali was the sacred language of the Buddhists at the period of the inscriptions, and its use constitutes no conclusive proof of their Buddhist origin. It seems more likely that it was adopted as being the spoken language of that part of India where Piyadasi resided, and was selected for his edicts, that...
Page 442 - Afterwards I went up to Khamana, where I founded more palaces and temples ; until at length I returned to my country of Assyria. " In the twenty-seventh year, I assembled the captains of my army, and I sent Detarasar of Ittana, the general of the forces, in command of my warriors to Armenia ; he proceeded to the land of Khamana, and in the plains belonging to the city of Ambaret, he crossed the river Artseni.
Page 433 - I went up to Armenia and took the city of Lunanta. By the assistance of Assarac and Sut, I obtained possession of the person of Sut-Bel-herat. In the city of Umen I put him in chains. Afterwards Sut-Bel-herat, together with his chief followers, I condemned to slavery. Then I went down to Shinar, and in the cities of Shinar, of Borsippa, and of Ketika, I erected altars and founded...