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Post by ej400 » June 17th, 2019, 9:44 am

Discoveries Among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon by Austen Layard (1817 - 1894).

Austen Henry Layard 1817-1894 is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Nineveh, where he uncovered a large proportion of the Assyrian palace reliefs known, and in 1851 the library of Ashurbanipal. The Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, named after Ashurbanipal, the last great king of the Assyrian Empire, is a collection of thousands of clay tablets and fragments containing texts of all kinds from the 7th century BC. Among its holdings was the famous Epic of Gilgamesh. ( Soupy)
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Post by ej400 » June 17th, 2019, 9:44 am

Chapter breaks:

Chapter 5 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 5 TO The second picture

Chapter 5 part 2
FROM The second picture TO the end of Chapter 5

Chapter 11 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 11 TO “Even the Tiyari caught the general enthusiasm, and sung their mountain songs as they walked along” on page 206.

Chapter 11 part 2
FROM "As we drew near to the foot of the hills we found a large encampment, formed partly by Jebours belonging to Sheikh Abdul-Azeez," TO the end of Chapter 11

Chapter 22 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 22 TO Benjamin of Tudela, gives a curious and interesting description of it, which the reader will find well worth examining."

Chapter 22 part 2
FROM "We galloped back from the Birs Nimroud to Hillah, crossing the dreary and deserted plain without meeting any of those marauders who were wandering over the face of the country" TO the end of Chapter 22

Chapter 24 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 24 TO "It was, of course, full of gold, and the philosopher had learned where it was to be found in the books of the Infidels."

Chapter 24 part 2
FROM "Being thus compelled to remain at the Souk, I fitted up my tent and cabins as well as I was able." TO the end of Chapter 24

Chapter 25 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 25 TO the first picture

Chapter 25 part 2
FROM the first picture TO the end of Chapter 25

Chapter 26 part 1
FROM the beginning of Chapter 26 TO “we may, perhaps, be able to explain many of the anomalies of ancient Eastern philology and comparative geography"

Chapter 26 part 2
FROM "We further gather from the records of the campaigns of the Assyrian kings, that the country, both in Mesopotamia and to the west of the Euphrates" TO "Curtains and awnings were also suspended above the windows and entrances, to ward off the rays of the sun."

Chapter 26 part 3
FROM "Although no remains or even traces of pillars have hitherto been discovered in the Assyrian ruins, I now think it highly probable" TO the end of Chapter 26

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Post by ej400 » June 17th, 2019, 10:20 am

MC welcome. I will DPL, although I would like to claim a few sections, so I will need a PL'er for those. Thank you! :D <smile>

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Post by Kikisaulite » June 17th, 2019, 1:12 pm

Hi, Elijah!
I will set this up for you.
K. :)

EDIT: so, all should be set up. I did shorten the suggested file name considerably.
Keep your mind here and now, where it belongs.

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Post by ej400 » June 17th, 2019, 4:11 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 1:12 pm
Hi, Elijah!
I will set this up for you.
K. :)

EDIT: so, all should be set up. I did shorten the suggested file name considerably.
Awesome, thank you so much Kikisaulite! :D <smile>

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Post by Jmbau13 » June 18th, 2019, 3:04 am

This looks like fun. Can I claim chapters VI and vII?
regards
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Post by Kikisaulite » June 18th, 2019, 5:56 am

Off to Readers Wanted we go!
Keep your mind here and now, where it belongs.

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Post by Horner94 » June 18th, 2019, 6:11 am

Hello,
May I claim Section 26?
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by ej400 » June 18th, 2019, 7:17 am

Jmbau13 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 3:04 am
This looks like fun. Can I claim chapters VI and vII?
Yes you may. Thank you so much for claiming, glad to have you here! :D <smile>

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Post by ej400 » June 18th, 2019, 7:18 am

Horner94 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 6:11 am
Hello,
May I claim Section 26?
Kind regards,
Chad
Section 26 (Chapter 23), is all yours! Thank you for claiming Chad! :D <smile>

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Post by ej400 » June 18th, 2019, 7:18 am

Kikisaulite wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 5:56 am
Off to Readers Wanted we go!
Awesome! Thank you for setting this up Kikisaulite!

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Post by Horner94 » June 18th, 2019, 10:39 am

ej400 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 7:18 am
Horner94 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 6:11 am
Hello,
May I claim Section 26?
Kind regards,
Chad
Section 26 (Chapter 23), is all yours! Thank you for claiming Chad! :D <smile>
Thank you!
Here is Section 26 (Chapter 23) ready for PLing: https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/discoveriesnineveh_26_layard_128kb.mp3 Time: 29:55
Kind regards,
Chad
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Post by ej400 » June 18th, 2019, 10:40 am

Horner94 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 10:39 am
Thank you!
Here is Section 26 (Chapter 23) ready for PLing: https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/discoveriesnineveh_26_layard_128kb.mp3
Kind regards,
Chad
Wow your fast! Thank you so much!

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Post by Horner94 » June 18th, 2019, 10:41 am

ej400 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 10:40 am
Horner94 wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 10:39 am
Thank you!
Here is Section 26 (Chapter 23) ready for PLing: https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/discoveriesnineveh_26_layard_128kb.mp3
Kind regards,
Chad
Wow your fast! Thank you so much!
Your welcome!

Time: 29:55.


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