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" It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of their former existence. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Strana 193
1837
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - Počet stránok 4190
...and construction, that even the pencil can convey but a faint idea of the whole. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...as the only proofs of their former existence. The temple of Luxor presents to the traveler at once one of the most splendid groups of Egyptian grandeur....
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Zväzok 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...and construction, that even the pencil can convey bnt a faint idea of the whole. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins oí their various temples as the only proofs of their former existence. The temple of Luxor presents...
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The Philosophy of Fire

Reuben Swinburne Clymer - 1907 - Počet stránok 254
...perfected city. As the city stands to-day it is like a city of giants, who after a long conflict, have been all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of their existence. "The Temple of Luxor (it was in this temple that the Grand Lodge of Initiates always met)...
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The Quiver. Vol.1-6, new ser., vol.1,2, toned paper ser. vol.1-vol.70, no.8

1862
...ruins It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, ;;i'cer a long conflict, had ell been destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of their existence." Denon says, "The situation of this city is as fine as can well be imagined, and the immense...
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The Architectural Magazine, Zväzok 4

John Claudius Loudon - 1837
...appeared to me," said Belzoni, " like entering a city of giants ; who, after a long conflict, had been all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various...temples, as the only proofs of their former existence." If this then be now the case, when all is desolation, what an aspect must have been presented by Thebes...
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Philosophy of the Living Fire

R. Swinburne Clymer - 1996 - Počet stránok 173
...city. As the city stands to-day, it is like a city of giants, who, after a long conflict, have been all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of their existence. "The Temple of Luxor (it was in this temple that the Grand Lodge of Initiates always met)...
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The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt ...

Brian Fagan, Professor of Anthropology Brian Fagan - 2004 - Počet stránok 303
...the temples of Karnak and Luxor. He waxed lyrical over the temples and statuary: "It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their former temples as the only proof of their former existence."4 Belzoni soon crossed to the west bank...
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Temple of Karnak: The Majestic Architecture of Ancient Kemet

Frederick Monderson - 2007 - Počet stránok 204
...when he arrived at Thebes and observed the temples of Luxor and Karnak, He wrote: '"It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their former temples as the only proof of their former existence,'" By 1828 Champollion copied inscriptions...
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The Eclectic Review, Zväzok 2;Zväzok 66

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1836
...magnificence of which has been commemorated by several travellers. ' It appeared to me,' says Belzoni, Mike entering a city of giants, who, after a long ' conflict,...come into my bedroom. ' e'Shams, Effende ; e'Shams, Effende' — The sun, sir, the sun ; as he was always reproved if he called me long after sunrise....
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Zväzok 11

1821
...formed from the most splendid specimen* of our present architecture. " It appeared to me," he says, "like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...as the only proofs of their former existence." The groves of palm trees which are scattered over the ground, are far overtopped by the columns, the colossi,...
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