The Treasury of Ancient Egypt

Miscellaneous Chapters on Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,844 / 227 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
LoC Categories: D, CC
Downloads: 929
Added to site: 2005.07.02
mnybks.net#: 10684
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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d he was so well aware of their powers of organisation, that he might have foreseen the rapid development which was to take place.

What historian who has read the ancient books of the Irish--the Book of the Dun Cow, the Book of Ballymote, the Book of Lismore, and the like--can show either surprise or dismay at the events which have occurred in Ireland in modern times? Of the hundreds of kings of Ireland whose histories are epitomised in such works as that of the old archæologist Keating, it would be possible to count upon the fingers those who have died in peace; and the archæologist, thus, knows better than to expect the descendants of these kings to live in harmony one with the other. National characteristics do not change unless, as in the case of the Greeks, the stock also changes.

In the Jews we have another example of the persistence of those national characteristics which history has made known to us. The Jews first appear in the dimness of the remote past as a group of nomad tribes, wandering ov

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