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Page 29 - Winter; beginning respectively at the vernal equinox, the summer solstice, the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice...
Page 83 - BC 12, BY THE ROMANS. REMOVED TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AD l88o AND ERECTED IN NEW YORK CITY JANUARY 22, l88l. PRESENTED TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT BY ISMAIL, KHEDIVE OF EGYPT. RUTHERFORD BURCHARD HAYES PRESIDENT WILLIAM MAXWELL EVARTS SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE UNITED STATES. THE COST OF REMOVING FROM EGYPT AND PLACING ON THIS SPOT THIS OBELISQUE PEDESTAL AND BASE WAS BORNE BY WILLIAM H. VANDERBILT LIEUTENANT COMMANDER HENRY H. GORRINGE UNITED STATES NAVY DESIGNED THE PLANS FOR AND SUPERINTENDED...
Page 63 - III it the instigation of his queen, Taia. Aten-Ra was the name of the deity of the solar disk, who was originally one of the minor deities of the Egyptian mythology. He was represented as a solar dUk giving forth rays, each of which terminated in a hand holding the cross of life. In the time of Amenhotep IV, the wife of that monarch, queen Taia, attempted to make absolute and universal the worship of AtcnKa, whom she maintained to be the same as the Syrian deity Adon-Ra, or Adon-ai.