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from this quarter issued those immense swarms of Arabs, who, in the seventh century, overran the north of Africa. In proportion, however, to the growth of Lower Egypt in wealth and importance, the land route declined from the superiority of water carriage to transportation on the backs of camels. The memory of this ancient mode of traffic, however, survived the ravaged of time and the mutations of trade, in the myth of the compact between the chiefs of the Argonantic expedition and the God Triton, as sung by Pindar, in the noblest of all his odes, 4th Pythian. The commerce which was conducted through Asia flowed to Sardis or Sinope. From the latter point there was ship navigation to Phasis during the spring season of the year, thence it was taken by land-carriage to the river Cyrus, where it was placed again upon boats, and thus carried to the Caspian Sea.--Thence it was distributed in Bactria or Media, as the state of the market required. It is not at all probable, however, t