Egypt Under the Pharaohs: A History Derived Entirely from the Monuments

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J. Murray, 1891 - 469 頁
 

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第 296 頁 - Its fields are full of good tilings, and life passes in constant plenty and abundance. Its canals are rich in fish, its lakes swarm with birds, its meadows are green with vegetables, there is no end of the lentils ; melons with a taste like honey grow in the irrigated fields.
第 282 頁 - [With regard to] him who [is delivered up, his crime shall not he brought forward against him]. His [house] shall not be taken away, nor his wives, nor his children, nor his people ; his mother shall not be put to death, he shall not be punished in his eyes, 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...
第 119 頁 - I collected corn, as a friend of the harvest god. I was watetiful at the time of sowing. AND WHEN A FAMINE AROSE, LASTING MANY YEARS, I DISTRIBUTED CORN TO THE CITY EACH YEAR OF FAMINE.
第 278 頁 - Miamun, the great prince of Egypt, from this very day forward, that there may subsist a good friendship and a good understanding between them for evermore. ' He shall be my ally ; he shall be my friend : ' I will be his ally ; I will be his friend : for ever.
第 273 頁 - And they remained afar off, and threw themselves down on the earth, to entreat the king in the sight [of his army]. And the king had power over them and slew them without their being able to escape. As bodies tumbled before his horses, so they lay there stretched out all together in their blood. ' Then the king of the hostile people of Khita sent a messenger to pray piteously to the great name of the king, speaking thus :
第 241 頁 - Pharaoh himself took especial delight in the combat, for the inscription says that ' his joy is to undertake the battle, and his delight is to dash into it. His heart is only satisfied at the sight of the stream of blood when he strikes off the heads of his enemies. A moment of the struggle of men is dearer to him than a day of pleasure. He slays them with one stroke, and spares none among them. And whoever of them is left remaining finds himself in his grasp and is carried off to Egypt alive as...
第 268 頁 - Pharaoh had done this, he looked behind him and found himself surrounded by 2500 pairs of horses, and his retreat was beset by the bravest heroes of the king of the miserable Khita, and by all the numerous peoples which...
第 269 頁 - Khita in the midst of his warriors and his chariots, to behold the fight of the king. He was all alone ; not one of his warriors, not one of his chariots was with him. There he turned round for fright before the king. Thereupon he sent the princes in great numbers, each of them with his chariot, well equipped with all kinds of offensive weapons : the king of Arathu and him of Masa, the king of Malunna and him of Leka, the king of the Dardani and him of Keshkesh, the king of Qarqamash and him of Khilibu....
第 296 頁 - Their cider was like . . . . , their sherbets were like almonds mixed with honey. There was beer from Kati (Galilee) in the harbour, wine in the gardens, fine oil at the lake Sagabi, garlands in the apple-orchards. The sweet song of women resounded to the tunes of Memphis. So they sat there with joyful heart, or walked about without ceasing. King Ramessu-Mia.mun, he was the god they...

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