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" ... loves of the son of Apollo and of the Goddess Derceto, or whether she were the daughter of the shepherd Simma, her beauty and her talents sufficiently account for the good fortune which attended her. Menones, the Governor of Syria, smitten with the... "
Origines: Or, Remarks on the Origin of Several Empires, States and Cities - Page 218
by Sir William Drummond - 1824
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 6

James Silk Buckingham - 1825
...Menones, the Governor of Syria, smitten with the charms of her person, had not disdained to espouse an humble shepherdess ; and, soon convinced of the superiority...imitated the manners and even the dress of a man, and, accustomed to hardships, and inured to fatigue, led the life of a soldier at the head of an army. This...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 6

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1825
...Menones, the Governor of Syria, smitten with the charms of her person, had not disdained to espouse an humble shepherdess ; and, soon convinced of the superiority...discovered with regret, that he had met with an equal ma wife, and had given to himself a rival in a woman. Uninfluenced by any of the gentler feelings of...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 4

Theology - 1826
...Bactria, her splendid talents shone conspicuous, and after the death of N inus, Assyria found in her a spirit as lofty — a genius as vast — and an ambition as inordinate as her own. She died after a reign of forty-two years, leaving the throne to her son NinyaS. Ch. 5, 6,...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 6

Christianity - 1825
...Menones, the Governor of Syria, smitten witli the charms of her person, had not disdained to espouse an humble shepherdess ; and, soon convinced of the superiority...imitated the manners and even the dress of a man, and, accustomed to hardships, and inured to fatigue, led the life of a soldier at the head of an army. This...
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