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" Near them were seven thousand eunuchs, four thousand of them white, the remainder black. The porters or doorkeepers were in number seven hundred. Barges and boats, with the most superb decorations, were seen swimming upon the Tigris. Nor was the... "
On the spikenard of the ancients (by C. Hatchett). - Page 15
by Charles Hatchett - 1836
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800 - 482 pages
...which together made a body of one hundred and sixty thousand men. His state -officers, the favorite slaves, stood near him in splendid apparel, their...with the most superb decorations, were seen swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the place itself less splendid, in which were hung up thirty -eight thousand...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817 - 628 pages
...gold and gems. Near them were seven thousand black and white eunuchs. The porters, or door keepers, were in number seven hundred. Barges and boats, with the most superb decorations, were swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the palace itself less ' splendid, in which were hung thirty-eight...
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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Greece - 1806 - 484 pages
...them were seven thousand slaves; four thousand of them white, the remainder black. The door-keeper* were in number seven hundred. Barges and boats, with the most superb decorations, were seen swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were liung thirty eight thousand pieces...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811 - 406 pages
...white, " the remainder black. The porters or door1' keepers were in number seven hundred. Barges " amd boats, with the most superb decorations, " were seen...was " the palace itself less splendid, in which were i ' hung up thirty-eight thousand pieces of tapestry, " twelve thousand five hundred of which were...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820 - 404 pages
...thou" sand eunuchs, four thousand of them white, " the remainder black. The porters or door" keepers were in number seven hundred. — " Barges and boats, with the most superb de" corations, were seen swimming upon the Ti" gris. Nor was the palace itself less splen" did, in...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831 - 522 pages
...emperors, which entitled to some prize the persons who caught them, as they were thrown among the crowd. glittering with gold and gems. Near them were seven...was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hune; up thirty-eight thousand pieces of tapestry, twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1840 - 390 pages
...the empire, and a Greek ambassador might admire, or pity, the magnificence of the feeble Moctader. " The caliph's whole army," says the historian Abulfeda,...with the most superb decorations, were seen swimming (43) Medinat al Salem. Dar al Salom. L'rbs pacis, or, as is more neatly compounded by the Byzantine...
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The Life of Mahomet: Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the Empire of ...

Samuel Green (Baptist minister, Lion St. Chapel, Walworth.) - Islam - 1840 - 442 pages
...apparel, their belts shining with gold and gems. Near them were seven thousand black and white eunuchs. The porters or door-keepers were in number seven hundred....and boats, with the most superb decorations, were swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hung thirty-eight thousand...
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The life of Mahomet

Samuel Green - Islam - 1840 - 430 pages
...apparel, their belts shining with gold and gems. Near them were seven thousand black and white eunuchs. The porters or door-keepers were in number seven hundred....and boats, with the most superb decorations, were swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hung thirty-eight thousand...
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History of the Moors of Spain

Florian - Arabian Peninsula - 1841 - 308 pages
...apparel, their belts shining with gold and gems. Near them were seven thousand black and white eunuchs. The porters or doorkeepers were in number seven hundred....and boats, with the most superb decorations, were swimming on the Tigris. Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hung thirty-eight thousand...
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