A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments, to which is Added a Discourse on the Exodus of the Israelites, Volume 2

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J. Murray, 1881 - Egypt - 995 pages
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Page 396 - And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
Page 361 - And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
Page 323 - It is said that the reign of Amasis was the most prosperous time that Egypt ever saw, — the river was more liberal to the land, and the land brought forth more abundantly for the service of man than had ever been known before; while the number of inhabited cities was not less than twenty thousand.
Page 421 - And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw. Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it : yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.
Page 14 - In the first year of King Seti, there took place by the strong arm of Pharaoh the annihilation of the hostile Shasu, from the fortress of Khetam, of the land of Zalu as far as Kanaan ; the king was against them like a fierce lion. They were turned into a heap of corpses. They lay there in blood.
Page 389 - Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baalzephon : before it shall ye encamp by the sea.
Page 76 - ... nor on his mouth, nor on the soles of his feet, nor shall any accusation be brought forward against him. That which is in the middle of this silver tablet and on its front side is a likeness of the god Sutekh .... surrounded by an inscription to this effect : " This is the (picture) of the god Sutekh, the king of heaven and (earth).
Page 385 - I set out from the hall of the royal palace on the 9th day of the 3rd month of summer towards evening, in pursuit of the two domestics. Then I arrived at the barrier of Sukot on the 10th day of the same month. I was informed that they (that is, the two fugitives) had decided to go by the southern route. On the 12th day I arrived at Khetam. There I received news that...
Page 108 - The essieu is left on the spot, as the load is too heavy for the horses. Thy courage has evaporated. Thou beginnest to run. The heaven is cloudless. Thou art thirsty ; the enemy is behind thee ; a trembling seizes thee ; a twig of thorny acacia worries thee ; thou thrustest it aside ; the horse is scratched, till at length thou findest rest. Explain thou (to me) thy relish for the champion I Thou comest into Jopu (Joppa).

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