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" However, it was evident that the monument appertained to a very ancient and very civilised people, and it was natural from its position to refer it to the inhabitants of Nineveh, a city which, although it could not have occupied a site so distant from... "
Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean ... - Pagina 12
door Austen Henry Layard - 1854
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 24

1849
...given a new impulse to his ambition as a discoverer, and the glory acquired by France in discovering an Assyrian edifice, the first, probably, which had...view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire, seems to have prompted Sir Stratford Canning to purchase, for himself and England, an identity with...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 117

1873
...buildings belonged to an age preceding the conquests of Alexander. . . . M. Botta had discovered an Assyian edifice, the first, probably, which had been exposed...view of man since the fall of the Assyrian empire." * The prize was not, however, what it first appeared. The building which M. Botta discovered had been...
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the ..., Volume 1

Austen Henry Layard - 1849
...countries. However, it was evident that the monument appertained to a very ancient and very civilized people ; and it was natural from its position to refer...view of man since the fall of the Assyrian empire. that this wonderful monument had only been uncovered to complete its ruin. The records of victories...
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Scripture topography [by M.F. Maude]. [2 vols. Vol.2 is of the orig. ed.].

Mary Fawler Maude - 1849
...chamber was discovered, covered with sculptured representations of battles, sieges, and similar events. M. Botta had discovered an Assyrian edifice, the first,...long in perceiving that the building which had been partly excavated, owed its destruction to fire: and the sculptured slabs reduced to lime on exposure...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 24

1849
...given a new impulse to his ambition as a discoverer, and the glory acquired by France in discovering an Assyrian edifice, the first, probably, which had...view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire, seems to have prompted Sir Stratford Canning to purchase, for himself and England, an identity with...
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 2

1849
...the conquest of Alexander. This building, Mr. Layard remarks, was " the first, probably, which has been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian empire." M . Botta's means failed, and Mr. Layard, impressed with the importance of pursuing these researches,...
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the ..., Volume 2

Austen Henry Layard - 1850 - 266 pagina’s
...admitted that after the subjugation of the west of Asia by the Macedonians the cuneiform writing censed to be employed. But too little was then known of this...lime, were rapidly falling to pieces on exposure to lho air. No precaution could arrest this rapid decay, and it was to be feared that this wonderful monument...
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The Buried City of the East, Nineveh: A Narrative of the Discoveries of Mr ...

James Silk Buckingham - 1851 - 310 pagina’s
...months had opened to the light an Assyrian building, which, as Layard says, " was probably the first which had been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire." Khorsabad, which lies ahout ten miles north of Nimroud, was burnt bv Cyaxares, and is supposed to have...
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The Buried City of the East, Nineveh: A Narrative of the Discoveries of Mr ...

James Silk Buckingham - 1851 - 310 pagina’s
...months had opened to the light an Assyrian building, which, as Layard says, " was probably the first which had been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire." Khorsabad, which lies about ten miles north of Nimroud, was burnt bv Cyaxares, and is supposed to have...
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The Jewish herald and record of Christian effort for the ..., Volumes 7-9

International society for the evangelization of the Jews - 1852
...not have occupied a site so distant from the Tigris, must have been in the vicinity of the place. Mr. Botta had discovered an Assyrian edifice, the first,...been exposed to the view of man since the fall of ths Assyrian empire. " Mr. Botta was not long in perceiving that the building, which he had thus partly...
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