Maybe he had a harem of women at his beck and call, but she couldn't see herself with any other man.
She wondered again whether or not he had a harem elsewhere.
The king of Landis lived with his harem in a low, sprawling dwelling whose walls gleamed with polished stones set in silver and gold.
The leaders of his armies, his harem with their bruised faces and arms, and his guards stared at her with increasing intensity.
He did not press the pursuit far, although the great king's camp with his harem fell into his hands.
This did not prevent Solomon introducing Edomites into his harem (i Kings xi.
He trusted no one; he murdered his mother, his sons, the sister whom he had married; to prevent his harem from falling to his enemies he murdered all his concubines, and his most faithful followers were never safe.
That he took over his harem is only in accordance with the Eastern policy (cf.
24): Alexander, however, who impressed his contemporaries by his sexual continence, kept no harem of the old sort.
Piale, a Croatian who had been brought up in the imperial harem and succeeded Sinan as capudan-pasha, crowned a series of victories over the galleys of Andrea Doria by the capture of the island of Jerba, off Tripoli (July 31, 1560).
He was a weakling, swayed by his favourites in the Murad III., harem, especially by his Venetian wife Safie; and, 1574-1595.
It was used as a church in Christian times, and under Turkish rule as the harem of the governor of Athens.
This did not save her from the Pharaoh, who took her into the royal harem and enriched Abram with herds and servants.
But his whole reign is a time of continuous decay; the original force of the Persians had been exhausted in luxury and intrigues, and the king, though personally brave and good-natured, was quite dependent upon his favourites and his harem, and especially upon his mother Parysatis.
All his time was spent in the pleasures of his harem, the intrigues of which were further complicated by his falling in love with and marrying his own daughter Atossa (according to the Persian religion a marriage between the nearest relations is no incest).
Harem), and does not distinguish originally between things set apart because devoted to God and things devoted to destruction.
For, though Sokolli remained in office until his assassination in October 1578,, his authority was undermined by the harem influences, which with Murad III.
This corruption was fatally apparent in the army, the feudal basis of which was sapped by the confiscation of fiefs for the benefit of nominees of favourites of the harem, and by the intrusion, through the same influences of foreigners and rayahs into the corps of janissaries, of which the discipline became more and more relaxed and the temper increasingly turbulent.
Influences of the harem, the eunuchs, and similar Rebellions.
C. 264) beat them back, and Odenathus (Odainath), prince of Palmyra, rose in their rear, defeated Shapur, captured his harem, and twice forced his way to Ctesiphon (263265).