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" Sulpitius and Quintus Aulius were created Roman consuls, Aridaeus, to whom was committed the care of conveying Alexander's body to his sepulchre, having now the chariot ready upon which it was to be carried, prepared himself for the journey. But, forasmuch... "
The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian: In Fifteen Books. To which ... - Page 265
by Diodorus (Siculus.) - 1814
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The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian: In Fifteen Books ..., Volume 2

Diodorus (Siculus.) - History, Ancient - 1814
...Antigonus besieges Nora. Eumeneis invention to exercise the horse. Ptolemy gains Syria and Phoenicia by Nicanor. WHEN Philocles was chief magistrate at...to which were placed the arms of the deceased, that the whole might represent the acts of his life. Then was provided the chariot, in which the body was...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 85

American literature - 1892
...first a coffin of beaten gold was provided, so wrought by the hammer as to answer to the proportions of the body; it was half filled with aromatic spices,...the sense as to prevent the body from putrefaction." Then follows a description of the funeral chariot, and of the long line of march from Babylon to Alexandria,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 85

Henry Mills Alden, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - Literature - 1892
...firstacoffin of beaten gold was provided, so wrought by the hammer as to answer to the proportions of the body; it was half filled with aromatic spices,...the sense as to prevent the body from putrefaction." Then follows a description of the funeral chariot, and of the long line of march from Babylon to Alexandria,...
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A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of ...

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - Egypt - 1902
...account of Alexander's funeral chariot by Diodorus (xviii. 26-28, trans. Booth) is of interest : — "When Philocles was chief magistrate at Athens, and...which were placed the arms "of the deceased, that the whole might represent the acts of his " life. Then was provided the chariot, in which the body...
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Greece to the Roman conquest

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1907
...it was half fill'd with Aromatick Spices, which serv'd as well to delight the Sense as to preserve the Body from Putrefaction. Over the Coffin was a...every way : Over this was thrown a curious Purple Coat embroider'd with Gold, near to which were plac'd the Arms of the Deceas'd, that the whole might represent...
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Greece to the Roman conquest

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1908 - 639 pages
...it was half fill'd with Aromatick Spices, which serv'd as well to delight the Sense as to preserve the Body from Putrefaction. Over the Coffin was a...every way : Over this was thrown a curious Purple Coat embroider'd with Gold, near to which were plac'd the Arms of the Deceas'd, that the whole might represent...
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