The Nineveh Court in the Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace Library, 1854 - Architecture, Assyro-Babylonian - 80 pages

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Page 17 - that which thou puttest upon me will I bear. And the King of Assyria appointed unto Hezekiah, King of Judah, three hundred talents of silver, and thirty talents of gold, and Hezekiah gave him all the silver that was found in the house of the Lord and in the treasures of the King's house.
Page 17 - Now, in the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, did Sennacherib, King of Assyria, come up against all the fenced cities of Judah and took them. And Hezekiah, King of Judah, sent to the King of Assyria to Lachish, saying, I have offended ; return from me
Page 54 - pourtrayed with vermilion, girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldsea, the land of their nativity.
Page 16 - and the spices and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found in his treasures
Page 17 - took from Hezekiah the treasure he had collected in Jerusalem, 30 talents of gold and 800 talents of silver, the treasures of his palace, besides his sons and his daughters and his male and female servants, or slaves, and brought them all to Nineveh. The city itself, however, he does not pretend to have taken.
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