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History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
     

History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt

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by Jacob Abbott
 

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Jacob Abbott was one of the famous authors in the Abbott family during the 19th century, which also included his historian brother John. Unlike his brother, Jacob wrote kids books.

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Jacob Abbott was one of the famous authors in the Abbott family during the 19th century, which also included his historian brother John. Unlike his brother, Jacob wrote kids books.

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ISBN-13:
9781530089208
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/17/2016
Pages:
106
Sales rank:
1,018,596
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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Internal administration of the Ptolemies. Chapter III. Alexandria. TT must not be imagined by the reader that -- the scenes of vicious indulgence, and reckless cruelty and' crime, which were exhibited with such dreadful frequency, and carried to such an enormous excess in the palaces of the Egyptian kings, prevailed to the same extent throughout the mass of the community during the period of their reign. The internal administration of government, and the institutions by which the industrial pursuits of the mass of the people were regulated, and peace and order preserved, and justice enforced between man and man, were all this time in the hands of men well qualified, on the whole, for the trusts committed to their charge, and in a good degree faithful in the performance of their duties; and thus the ordinary affairs of government, and the general routine of domestic and social life, went on, notwithstanding the profligacy of the kings, in a course of very tolerable peace, prosperity, and happiness. During every one of the three Industry of the people. Its happy efiecta. hundred years over which the history of the Ptolemies extends, the whole length and breadth of the land of Egypt exhibited, with comparatively few interruptions, one wide-spread scene of busy industry. The inundations came at their appointed season, and then regularly retired. The boundless fields which the waters had fertilized were then every where tilled. The lands were plowed; the seed was sown; the canals and water-courses, which ramified from the river in every direction over the ground, were opened or closed, as the case required, to regulate the irrigation. The inhabitants were busy, and, consequently, theywere 'irtuous. And as the sky of Egypt is seldom never darkened by clouds and storms, th...

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History Of Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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This book has a lot confuising words buuuut it is intreting.
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