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" Xerxes' own inscriptions he speaks of himself as "the great King, the King of Kings, the King of the lands occupied by many races, the King of this great world "
The History of Antiquity - Page 362
by Max Duncker - 1882
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Records of the past: being English tr. of the Assyrian and Egyptian ...

Samuel Birch - 1874
...he has built this palace (tacaram).1 2. Text on the South-west corner. (I of Lassen.') Persian. I am DARIUS, the great King, the King of Kings, the King of the lands which are numerous, the son of HYSTASPES, the Achaemenian. DARIUS the King says : By the grace of ORMAZD,...
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Linguistic and Oriental Essays: 1846-1878

Robert Needham Cust - Oriental philology - 1880
...who has created the earth, and heaven, and man, and gives to man the good principle. " I am Xerxes, the great King, the King of Kings, the King of the lands, where many languages are spoken, the King of the wide earth, afar and near, the son of King Darius,...
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Linguistic and Oriental Essays

Robert Needham Cust - Alphabet - 1880
...great King, and no doubt the words were settled in the council in the form that altereth not. " I am Darius, the great King, the King of Kings, the King of the Persians, the King of the Lords, the son of Hystaspes, the grandson of Arsames, the Achaemenian. "...
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Universal History: The Oldest Historical Group of Nations and the Greeks

Leopold von Ranke - History, Ancient - 1884 - 501 pages
...ruler in his exploits and his dominion. On several parts of the building may be read the inscription, ' Darius, the great king, the king of kings, the king of the countries, the son of Vistacpa, the Ach.iimenid, has erected this house.' It is above all things his...
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Universal History: The Oldest Historical Group of Nations and the Greeks

Leopold von Ranke - History, Ancient - 1885 - 494 pages
...ruler in his exploits and his dominion. On several parts of the building may be read the inscription," Darius, the great king, the king of kings, the king of the countries, the son of Vistagpa, the Achsemenid, has erected this bouse." It is above all things his...
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An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther

Archibald Henry Sayce - Bible - 1889 - 144 pages
...who has made Xerxes king, sole king of many kings, sole lawgiver among many lawgivers. I am Xerxes the great king, the king of kings, the king of the lands where many languages are spoken, the king of this wide earth, far and near, the son of King Darius...
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An Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament

Samuel Rolles Driver - Bible - 1891 - 522 pages
...Schrader, KA T. p. 372 . The official title of the Persian kings was not "King of Persia," but "the King," "the great King," "the King of kings," "the King of the lands," &c. (oftin in combination) : see the series of inscriptions of Persian kings in Ktcords of the fast,...
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An Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament

Samuel Rolles Driver - Bible - 1891 - 522 pages
...Schrader, KAT. p. 372 . The official title of the Persian kings was not "King of Persia," but "the King," "the great King," "the King of kings," "the King of the lands," Src. (often in combination) : see the series of inscriptions of Persian kings in Records of the fast,...
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New Light on the Bible and the Holy Land: Being an Account of Some Recent ...

Basil Thomas Alfred Evetts - Assyria - 1892 - 469 pages
...doorposts, above a bas-relief which represents the sovereign in state, surrounded by courtiers :. — " Darius, the great king, the king of kings, the king of the world, the son of Hystaspes, built this house." Xerxes, the successor of Darius, added two other inscriptions...
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Persian Literature: Ancient and Modern

Elizabeth Armstrong Reed - Persian literature - 1893 - 419 pages
...on the door of a ruined palace, written in Persian, Median, and Assyrian, recounts the greatness of "Darius the great king, — the king of kings, — the king of the lands, — the son of Hystaspes, the Achaemenian (who) has built the palace." The "lands which are numerous" over...
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