A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII, B.C. 30: Egypt and her Asiatic Empire

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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, Limited, 1902 - Egypt
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Page 110 - This king was desirous to become a spectator of the gods, as had Orus, one of his predecessors in that kingdom, desired the same before him ; he also communicated that his desire to his namesake Amenophis, who was the son of Papis, and one that seemed to partake of a divine nature, both as to wisdom and the knowledge of futurities.
Page 110 - how this namesake of his told him, that he might see the gods if he would clear the whole country of the lepers and of the other impure people ; that...
Page 187 - Karduniyash, my brother, thus saith Amenophis, the Great King, the King of Egypt, thy brother. I am well, may it be well with thee, with thy government, with thy wives, with thy children, with thy nobles, with thy horses and with thy chariots, and may there be great peace in thy land ; with me it is well with my government, with my wives, with my children, with my noblns, with my horses, with my chariots, and with my troops, and there is great peace in my land.
Page 187 - To Kadashman-Bel, king of Kardunyash, my brother; thus saith Amenophis, the great king, the king of Egypt, thy brother : with me it is well. May it be well with thee, with thy house, with thy wives, with thy children, with thy nobles, with thy horses and with thy chariots, and with thy land may it be well ; with me may it be well, with my house, with my wives, with my children, with my nobles, with my horses, with...
Page 186 - Arabs who dug them out of the chamber, and others were broken wilfully by them, either for the purpose of easy carriage on the persons of those who helped to dig them up and were concerned in the secret removal of antiquities from one place to another, or that the number of men who were to have a share in the profit derived from the sale of the tablets might be increased.
Page 98 - The lady with whom she is identified is represented as having a fair complexion and blue eyes, and she has all the physical characteristics of the women belonging to certain families who may be seen in north-eastern Syria to this day.
Page 114 - Nimmureya [Akhenaten], the king of Egypt my brother, my son-in-law, whom I love and who loves me: 'Thus, Tushratta, the king of Mitanni, your father-in-law, who loves you, your brother [ally].
Page 139 - ... furious. Shall the brick (letter) hide it under deceptions? But I will not conceal under deep sayings (emiki) to the King my Lord. And the King my Lord shall ask Yankhamu his Paka. Lo ! I am a warrior, and I am casting down the rebellion, O King my Lord, and I am sending out from the pass belonging to the King my Lord. And let the King my Lord ask his Paka (' head man '). Lo ! I am defending the pass (or great gate) of the city of 'Azati (Gaza) and the passage of the city of Yapu (Joppa), and...
Page 113 - ... crossing the chasm, which, as in many of the tombs here, was left open in the gallery to bar the way to plunderers. The mummy of the king was found in the tomb of Amenhetep II, and is now at Cairo. The discovery of the tomb of Thothmes I and Hat-shepsu has already been described. In 1905 Mr. Davis made his latest find, the tomb of...
Page 231 - It was not my father and it was not my mother who established me in this position, but it was the mighty arm of the king himself who made me master of the lands and possessions of my father.

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