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Page 215 - And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
Page 216 - And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.
Page 209 - Xisuthrus sent out birds from the vessel; which not finding any food, nor any place whereupon they might rest their feet, returned to him again. After an interval of some days, he sent them forth a second time: and they now returned with their feet tinged with mud. He made a trial a third time with these birds; but they returned to him no more: from whence he judged that the surface of the earth had appeared above the waters. He therefore made an opening in the vessel, and upon looking out found...
Page 405 - STAR OF STARS" AND " DILGAN." BY THE HON. EMMELINE PLUNKET. " When on the first day of the month Nisan the star of stars " (or Dilgan) and the moon are parallel, that year is normal. When " on the third day of the month Nisan the star of stars and the " moon are parallel, that year is full.
Page 209 - In his time happened a great deluge, the, history of which is thus described : The deity, Cronos, appeared to him in a vision, and warned him that upon the fifteenth day of the month Daesius, there would be a flood, by which mankind would be destroyed.
Page 303 - Tubahal of Zidon 19 Abdilihiti of Arvad, 20 Urumelek of Gubal, 21 Metinti of Ashdod, 22 Buduil of Beth Ammon, 23 Kemoshnatbi of Moab, 24 Airammu of Edom, 25 kings of the Hittites, all of them of the coast, 26 the whole, their great presents and furniture, 27 to my presence they carried, and kissed my feet. 28 And Zidqa king of Askelon, 29 who did not submit to my yoke ; the gods of the house of his father, himself, 30 his wife, his sons, his daughters, and his brothers, the seed of the house of his...
Page 383 - Assurjahi-iddina, [king of nations, king] of Assyria, [son of Sin]-ahi-iriba, [king of nations, king] of Assyria.
Page 209 - After the death of Ardates, his son Xisuthrus reigned eighteen sari. In his time happened a great Deluge; the history of which is thus described.
Page 210 - ... likewise informed them that it was upon account of his piety that he was translated to live with the gods; that his wife and daughter, and the pilot, had obtained the same honour. To this he added, that they should return to Babylonia; and, as it was ordained, search for the writings at Sippara, which they were to make known to all mankind: moreover that the place, wherein they then were, was the land of Armenia. The rest having heard these words, offered sacrifices to the gods; and taking a...