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HISTORY °o



HERODOTUS.



A NEW ENGLISH VERSION, EDITED WITH COPIOUS NOTES AND APPENDICES,

ILLUSTRATING THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OP HERODOTUS, FROM THE

MOST RECENT SOURCES OF INFORMATION; AND EMBODYING

THE CHIEF RESULTS, HISTORICAL AND ETHNOGRAPHICAL,

WHICH HAVE BEEN OBTAINED IN THE PROGRESS

OF CUNEIFORM AND HIEROGLYPHICAL

DISCOVERY.



By GEOKGE EAWLINSON, M.A.,

CAMDEN PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD ;
LATE FELLOW AND TUTOR OF EXETER COLLEGE.

ASSISTED BY

COL. SIE HENRY EAWLINSON, K.C.B., and SIR J. G. WILKINSON, F.R.S.



IN FOUR VOLUMES.— Vol. II.

WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

NEW EDITION.

LONDON:
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1862.

The right of 'IVamlation is resei-ved.



LONDON: PRISTED BY W. ClO>VES ASP SONS, STAMFORD STREET,
A^D CIIARINU CROSS.



CONTENTS OF VOL. 11.



THE HISTOKY OF HEEODOTUS.

THE SECOND BOOK, ENTITLED EUTERPE.

Accession of Cambyses — he invades Egypt (eh. 1). Description of Egypt —
Antiquity (2). Seats of learning (3). Inventions, &c. (4). Description of the
country (5-13). Agriculture (14). Boundaries (15-18). The Nile — Causes
of the inundation (19-27). Sources (28). The Upper Nile (29-Sl). The
interior of Libya (32). Comparison of the Nile and Ister (33, 34). Customs
of the Egyptians — their strangeness (35, 36). Religious customs (37-48).
Connexion of the religions of Egypt and Greece (49-57). Egyptian Festivals
(58-64). Sacred animals (65-67). The Crocodile (68-70). The Hippopotamus
(71). Otters, fish, &c. (72). The Phoenix (73). Sacred and winged serpents
(74, 75). The Ibis (76). Daily life of the Egyptians (77-80). Dress (81).
Divination (82). Oracles (83). Practice of Medicine (84). Funerals (85-90).
Worship of Perseus (91). Customs of the marsh-men (92-95). Egyptian boats
(96). Routes in the flood-time (97). Anthylla and Archandropolis (98).
History of Egypt — Men (99). His successors — Nitocris — Moeris (100, 101).
Sesostris — his expeditions — his works in Egypt (102-1 10). His son, Pheron
(111). Proteus— story of Helen (112-120). Rhampsinitus (122). Doctrine of
metempsychosis (123). Cheops — his pyramid (124-126). Chephren (127, 128).
Myceriuus (129-133). His pyramid — histoi-y of Rhodopis (134, 135). Asychis
(136). Anysis — Sabaco (137-140). Sethos — invasion of Sennacherib (141).
Number of the kings (142, 143). Greek and Egyptian notions of the age of the
gods (144-146). The Dodecarchy (147-152). Psammetiehus (1.54-157). Neco,
his son (158, 159). Psammis, son of Neco (160). Apries, sonof Psammis — his
deposition (161-169). Tomb of Osiris (170). Egyptian mysteries (171). Reign
of Amasis (172-177). His favour to the Greeks (178-182) .. .. Page 1



APPENDIX TO BOOK II.



CHAPTEE I.

" THE EGYPTIANS BEFORE THE REIGN OF THEIR KING PSAMMETICHUS BELIEVED
THEMSELVES TO BE THE MOST ANCIENT OF MANKIND." — Chap. 2. [G. W.]

1. The Egyptians from Asia. 2. Egyptian and Celtic. 3. Semitic character of
Egyptian. 4. Evidences of an older language than Zend and Sanscrit. 5.
Ba or Fa and M



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