The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great: Being a Series of Translations of the Ethiopic Histories of Alexander by the Pseudo-Callisthenes and Other Writers, with Introduction, Etc

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Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
C. J. Clay, 1896 - 610 pages
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Page 83 - However Parmenio alone went up to him, and asked him how it came to pass that, when all others adored him, he should adore the high priest of the Jews? To whom he replied, 'I did not adore him, but that God Who hath honoured him with his high priesthood
Page 237 - So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them
Page 38 - He was fair, with a tinge of red in his face and upon his breast. We read in the memoirs of Aristoxenus, that a most agreeable scent proceeded from his skin, and that his breath and whole body were so fragrant that they perfumed his undergarments.
Page 425 - in his childhood, and he made sundry trumpets, and horns, and string instruments, cymbals and psalteries, and lyres, and harps and flutes; and he played on them at all times and at every hour. And when he played on them Satan came into them,
Page 534 - have subdued the kings of the earth every"where, in the east and in the west, in the south "and in the north, and I have gathered together "riches. And I shall leave [all] these things to "whomsoever cometh after me, even as I have "received them from him that was before me.
Page 426 - Then sin increased among them greatly; until a man married his own sister or daughter, or mother, and others; or the daughter of his father's sister, so that there was no more distinction [of relationship], and they no longer knew what is iniquity".
Page xvi - and plate are to be buried in the grave of some one who has died young or who has been slain by violence. He must then recite a long incantation to the infernal gods, and if all these things be done in a proper manner the lover will obtain the woman's

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