The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern...


The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern world;: Or, The history, geography, and antiquities of ChaldÃ|a, Assyria, Babylon, Media, and Persia,

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Author  George Rawlinson
Publisher  White, Stokes, & Alan
Publication Date   September 21, 1870


Excerpt from The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World, or the History, Geography, and Antiquities of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, and Persia, Vol. 2 of 4: Collected and Illustrated From Ancient and Modern Sources

IN reviewing, so far as our materials permit, the manners and customs of the Assyrians, it will be convenient to consider separately their warlike and their peaceful usages. The sculptures furnish very full illustration of the former, while on the latter they throw light far more sparingly.

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