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" The caliph's whole army," says the historian Abulfeda, "both horse and foot, was under arms, 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 belts glittering... "
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
...was received at Bagdad from the Greek Emperor of Constantinople, " and the Caliph's whole army" says Abulfeda, " both horse and foot, was under arms, which...hundred and sixty thousand men. His state -officers, the favorite slaves, stood near him in splendid apparel, their belts glittering with gold and gems. Near...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1788 - 368 pages
...magnificence of the feeble Moclader. " The caliph's whole army," fays the hiftorian Abulfeda, " both horfe and foot, " was under arms, which together made a " body of one hundred and fixty thoufand " men. His (late-officers, the favourite flaves, " ftood near him in fplendid apparel,...
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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804 - 480 pages
...received at Bagc'aJ from the , Greek Emperor of Constantinople, " and the Caliph's whole army," says Abulfeda, " both horse and foot, was under arms, which...a body of one hundred and sixty thousand men. His state-officers, the favorite slaves, stood near him in splendid apparel, their belts glittering with...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817 - 628 pages
...extensive 1 ehipire. " The Caliph Moctadi's whole army, both horse and foot,-" says Abulfeda, " were under arms, which together made a body of ' one hundred and sixty thousand men. His state officers stood near him in the most splendid apparel, their belts shining with gold and gems. Near them were...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806 - 406 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,...body of " one hundred and sixty thousand men. His " state-officers, the favourite slaves stood near " him in splendid apparel, their belts glittering...
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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Greece - 1806 - 484 pages
...the empire ; for on an embassy, which was received at court in the year 917, the caliph's whole army, both horse and foot, was under arms, which together...a body of one hundred and sixty thousand men. His state-officers stood near him in splendid apparel, their belts glittering with gold and gems. Near...
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Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819 - 386 pages
...caliph's whole army," says the historian Abulfeda, " made a body of 160,000 men. His state officers stood near him in splendid apparel, their belts glittering with gold and gems. Near them were 7OOO eunuchs. The porters or door keepers were in number 700. In the palace were hung up 38,OOO pieces...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820 - 404 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,...splendid apparel, their belts glittering with " gold and gerns. Near them were seven thou" sand eunuchs, four thousand of them white, " the remainder black....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1830 - 442 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,...apparel, their belts glittering with gold and gems. Near (1)1 shall not stop to refute the strange errors arid fancies of Sir "William Temple, (his works, vol....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831 - 522 pages
...the empire: and a Greek ambassador might admire or pity the magnificence of thi feeble Moctader. " The caliph's whole army," says the historian Abulfeda,...officers, the favourite slaves, stood near him in spfendid apparel, their belts (40) I shall not ğlop to refute the strange errors and fancies of Sir...
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