History Of Ancient Peoples

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byWillis Boughton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... VII. SUBJECT EGYPT. 565 B.C. TO 1895 A.D. 1. Egypt had at last yielded to a superior race. Though at times flashes of the old fires were seen, it was only when her overlord was occupied with home troubles, that successful attempts to throw off the yoke of the oppressor were made. The people, however, rejoiced in their own prosperity. Bowing to fate, war ceased; and the husbandman was able to till his fields with a sure prospect of a harvest. Commerce flourished. Greek immigration was encouraged. Naukratis became the emporium of the Delta, populous and wealthy. Had Pharaoh Amasis been content to rule Egypt with no thought of conquest, independence may have soon come again to his people; for Babylonia's fate was sealed; her conqueror was already approaching. The Day of the Aryan was dawning. 2. The Aryans, the youngest and most vigorous members of the White race, were fast taking possession of the world. Crossing Russia in very early times, they forced the Hittites southward 2300 B.c. mto Asia Minor. Europe having become thoroughly Aryanised, the flux of her population debouched upon the older world. Ramses III. fought the oncoming Aryans in 1200 B.c Egyptian waters. Troy was built and sacked by Aryans. Then the Greeks 1184 B.C. colonised the Mediterranean coast, and Egypt employed them as mercenary soldiers, thus eking out her national existence. Just east of the Caspian Sea, was the Asiatic centre of Aryan dispersion; whence in remote times great migratory bands, seeking new homes, wandered into India and the Hindu-Kush region. Pressing westward, the vanguard, the Semi-Aryan-Medes, appeared upon the borders of Assyria, just in time to assist Babylonia to the throne of Semitic power. Another migration brought the Persians. The Aryo-Semitic Wars, in three-f...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... VII. SUBJECT EGYPT. 565 B.C. TO 1895 A.D. 1. Egypt had at last yielded to a superior race. Though at times flashes of the old ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217493440

ISBN - 13:9780217493444

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