Biblia: Devoted to Biblical Archaeology and Oriental Research, Volumen8

Charles Henry Stanley Davis
Biblia Publishing Company, 1896

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Página 5 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Página 5 - She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: "Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.
Página 28 - A Society for the accurate and systematic investigation of the Archaeology, the Topography, the Geology and Physical Geography, the Manners and Customs of the Holy Land, for Biblical Illustration.
Página 5 - The heart of her husband trusteth in her, And he shall have no lack of gain. She doeth him good and not evil All the days of her life.
Página 54 - Egypt, conducted in a scientific manner, with the object of solving some of the many important questions that await the result of excavation. Special attention has been directed to all that can bear on the history of the sojourn and exodus of the Israelites, and the early sources of Greek art. The work is conducted on the principle of careful examination of all details and preservation of the objects found. These objects are of great interest in illustrating comparative art by the influences of Egyptian,...
Página 37 - Praise be to God, the Lord of Creation, The All-merciful, the All-compassionate ! Ruler of the day of Reckoning ! Thee we worship, and Thee we invoke for help. Lead us in the straight path ; — The path of those upon whom Thou hast been gracious, Not of those that are the objects of Wrath, or that are in Error...
Página 39 - I must say, it is as toilsome reading as I ever undertook. A wearisome confused jumble, crude, incondite; endless iterations, longwindedness, entanglement; most crude, incondite; — insupportable stupidity, in short! Nothing but a sense of duty could carry any European through the Koran.
Página 28 - That is to say, it should be pledged not to ad vocate or attack any form of creed or doctrine. 2. It was not to adopt or to defend any side in controversial matters. 3. It was to be conducted on strictly scientific principles. These rules have been jealously observed. The Society's organ, the...
Página 61 - Many drawings of these arc given, and there are also special plans of all the most important ruins in the district surveyed. The map of the Survey, reduced to the scale of one-third, is added to the volume. All Major Conder 's drawings and plans, numbering more than 350, arc inserted.
Página 26 - ... surely, he sees the native husbandmen digging it away piecemeal for brick-dust manure. It was in order to rescue at least a part of the historical treasures entombed in these neglected mounds, and especially in the mounds of the Delta and the district of the old Land of Goshen, that the society known as the Egypt Exploration Fund was founded in 1883, under the presidency of the late Sir Erasmus Wilson. An influential committee was formed in London, a subscription list was opened in England and...

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