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Identifier: historyofallnati02wrig (find matches)
Title: A history of all nations from the earliest times; being a universal historical library
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Wright, John Henry, 1852-1908
Subjects: World history
Publisher: (Philadelphia, New York : Lea Brothers & company
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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Fig. 2Ü. — Keliefs ou the Frieze: the Ilaipy Tomb of Xanthus. (From casts,) 122 ASIA AFTEE THE FALL OF ASS.YRIA. with a verse of Simonides on the battle on the Eurymedon (406 B.c.),and names a Datis, son of Harpagns, and a Persian governor inLycia, in -whom we seem to see the conqueror of Evagoras of Cyprus,in 386 B.c. The Lycian inscription is still undeciphered. Othermonuments are entirely of Greek workmanship, with a leaningtowards Lycian architectural forms. A fine example is the tomb ofHarpagus set up in the British Museum, with superb Nereids infloating garments. Of equal rank with the empires of Media and Lydia, whose his-tory we have been sketching, was the later empire of Babylon, ruledby an essentially Semitic people. Here Nabopolassar was succeededby his son Nebuchadnezzar (Nabu-kudiuTi-usur), one of the great-est monarchs of antiquity. Even before his entrance on the govern-ment, he had shown himself to be a leader who commanded success.Egypt in particular recognized th

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