Layard sentence example

layard
  • Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1853); W.
    0
    0
  • Layard, H.
    0
    0
  • Layard, Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon (1853); G.
    0
    0
  • Many of the specimens discovered by Layard at Nineveh have all the appearance of being Roman, and were no doubt derived from the Roman colony, Niniva Claudiopolis, which occupied the same site.
    0
    0
  • Layard at Nineveh opened up a new world, coinciding as they did with the successful decipherment of the cuneiform system of writing.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Layard's discovery of the library of Assurbani-pal put the materials for reconstructing the ancient life and history of Assyria and Babylonia into the hands of scholars.
    0
    0
  • Layard's excavations in this latter country were continued by W.
    0
    0
  • A crystal lens, turned on the lathe, was discovered by Layard at Nimrud along with glass vases bearing the name of Sargon; this will explain the excessive minuteness of some of the writing on the Assyrian tablets, and a lens may also have been used in the observation of the heavens.
    0
    0
  • Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1853); E.
    0
    0
  • Layard in the palace of Assur-bani-pal at Kuyunjik (Nineveh), as long ago as 1851 and noticed then as in a " doubtful character," were compared by Hayes Ward and found to be of the Hamathite class.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • SIR AUSTEN HENRY LAYARD (1817-1894), British author and diplomatist, the excavator of Nineveh, was born in Paris on the 5th of March 1817.
    0
    0
  • Layard, of the Ceylon Civil Service, was the son of Charles Peter Layard, dean of Bristol, and grandson of Daniel Peter Layard, the physician.
    0
    0
  • In 1845, encouraged and assisted by Canning, Layard left Constantinople to make those explorations among the ruins of Assyria with which his name is chiefly associated.
    0
    0
  • Layard remained in the neighbourhood of Mosul, carrying on excavations at Kuyunjik and Nimrud, and investigating the condition of various tribes, until 1847; and, returning to England in 1848, published Nineveh and its Remains: with an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil-worshippers; and an Inquiry into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians (2 vols.,1848-1849).
    0
    0
  • from the university of Oxford, Layard returned to Constantinople as attache to the British embassy, and, in August 1849, started on a second expedition, in the course of which he extended his investigations to the ruins of Babylon and the mounds of southern Mesopotamia.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • During these expeditions, often in circumstances of great difficulty, Layard despatched to England the splendid specimens which now form the greater part of the collection of Assyrian antiquities in the British Museum.
    0
    0
  • Apart from the archaeological value of his work in identifying Kuyunjik as the site of Nineveh, and in providing a great mass of materials for scholars to work upon, these two books of Layard's are among the bestwritten books of travel in the language.
    0
    0
  • Layard now turned to politics.
    0
    0
  • Layard's political life was somewhat stormy.
    0
    0
  • Layard retired to Venice, where he devoted much of his time to collecting pictures of the Venetian school, and to writing on Italian art.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Layard also from time to time contributed papers to various learned societies, including the Huguenot Society, of which he was first president.
    0
    0
  • Early in the 'forties the Frenchman Botta, quickly followed by Sir Henry Layard, began making excavations on the site of ancient Nineveh, the name and fame of which were a tradition having scarcely more than mythical status.
    0
    0
  • Meanwhile, the material found by Botta and Layard, and other successors, in the ruins of Nineveh, has been constantly augmented through the efforts of companies of other investigators, and not merely Assyrian, but much earlier Babylonian and Chaldaean texts in the greatest profusion have been brought to the various museums of Europe and America.
    0
    0
  • The story of the books now spoken of as the "Creation" and "Deluge" tablets of the Assyrians, in the British Museum, which were discovered in the ruins of Nineveh by Layard and by George Smith, has been familiar to every one for a good many years.
    0
    0
  • Layard, the habits of the Cape Promerops, its mode of nidification, and the character of its eggs are very unlike those of the ordinary Nectariniidae.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • See Layard, Ninevah and its Remains (London, 1850); Menant, Les Ye'zidis (Paris, 1892).
    0
    0
  • Layard, in 1845, in the tel of Nimrud.
    0
    0
  • Here Layard conducted excavations from 1845 to 1847, and again from 1849 to 1851.
    0
    0
  • But while supplementing in some important respects Layard's excavations, this later work added relatively little to his discoveries whether of objects or of facts.
    0
    0
  • Layard, Nineveh and its Remains (London, 1849) George Smith, Assyrian Discoveries (London, 1883); Hormuzd Rassam, Ashur and the Land of Nimrod (London and New York, 18 97).
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Layard at Kuyunjik (1845-1847 and 1849-1851) definitely located the city, in confirmation of ancient tradition and the identifications of Rich and others.
    0
    0
  • dynasty scarab, were found by Layard in 1851, and Tell Khalaf, where the confluents join, and remains of the palace of a certain Kapar, son of Hanpan of "Hittite" affinities but uncertain date, were found by von Oppenheim in 1899.
    0
    0
  • Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1849-1851), pp. 230-242; at Tell Khalaf: M.
    0
    0
  • Layard, through his assistant Hormuzd Rassam, devoted two or three days to excavating on the site, but owing to the want of pasturage and the fear of Bedouin attacks he left the spot after finding a broken clay cylinder 1 Cf.
    0
    0
  • He had already shown a keen interest in the explorations of Layard and Rawlinson, and during the next few years he devoted all his spare time to studying the cuneiform inscriptions at the British Museum.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • On the fifth day a telegram from Mr Layard was published announcing that the Russians were nearing Constantinople.
    0
    0
  • The immense vivaria or theriotropheia, in which various wild animals, such as boars, stags and roe-deer, were kept in a state of semidomestication, were developments which arose at a comparatively late period; as also were the venationes in the circus, although these are mentioned as having been known as early as 186 B.C. The bald and meagre poem of Grattius Faliscus on hunting (Cynegetica) is modelled upon Xenophon's prose work; a still extant fragment (315 lines) of a similar poem with the same title, of much later date, by Nemesianus, seems to have at one See Layard (Nineveh, ii.
    0
    0
  • His son, Paul Emile Botta (1802-1870), was a distinguished traveller and Assyrian archaeologist, whose excavations at Khorsabad (1843) were among the first efforts in the line of investigation afterwards pursued by Layard.
    0
    0
  • Classical: Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1853); Pliny, Natural History, bk.
    0
    0
  • Layard in 1851, which served, however, by means of the inscribed bricks discovered, to identify the site.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1853); John P. Peters, Nippur (1897); H.
    0
    0
  • Layard, Early Adventures in Persia (London, 1887); S.
    0
    0
  • Layard and R.
    0
    0
  • A convex lens of rockcrystal was found by Layard among the ruins of the palace of Nimrud; Seneca describes hollow spheres of glass filled with water as being commonly used as magnifiers.
    0
    0
  • Layard's handy Birdsof South Africa (8vo, 1867), though by no means free from faults, has much to recommend it.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Layard, Nineveh and Babylon (1853); C. P. Tiele, De Hoofdtempel van Babel (1886); A.
    0
    0