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Records of the Past is a book by British Assyriologist Archibald Henry Sayce, first published in 1889. This is the fourth of a five volume set that Sayce wrote. Subtitled 'Being English translations of the ancient monuments of Egypt and Western Asia', the series focuses on the ancient writings of the Ancient Near East and Ancient Egypt. This volume includes: The Official Life of an Egyptian Officer; Hymn to Osiris; The Synchronous History of Assyria and Babylonia; Inscriptions of Shalmaneser II; The Monolith Inscription of Shalmaneser II; The Inscription of Shalmaneser II; A Votive Inscription of Assur-Natsir-Pal; Inscription of Rimmon-Nirari III; Votive Inscriptions; Babylonian Contract-Tablets with Historical References; The Dedication of Three Babylonians to the Service of the Sun-God at Sippara; The Great Inscription of Argistis on the Rock of Van; and, Monolith Inscription of Argistis, King of Van.
This book has 38,457 words, 87 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1889.
Production notes: This ebook of Records of the Past, 2nd Series, Vol. IV was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 15th November 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Egyptian Temple' by Sydney Herbert.
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