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City of Crocodiles (Egypt) (search for this): book 2, chapter 148
Moreover, they decided to preserve the memory of their names by a common memorial, and so they made a labyrinthThis “labyrinth” was a horseshoe-shaped group of buildings, supposed to have been near the pyramid of Hawara (Sayce). a little way beyond lake Moeris and near the place called the City of Crocodiles. I have seen it myself, and indeed words cannot describe it;I take h)/dh as = h)= dh/, with lo/gou me/zw. if one were to collect the walls and evidence of other efforts of the Greeks, the sum would not amount to the labor and cost of this labyrinth. And yet the temple at Ephesus and the one on Samos are noteworthy. Though the pyramids beggar description and each one of them is a match for many great monuments built by Greeks, this maze surpasses even the pyramids. It has twelve roofed courts with doors facing each other: six face north and six south, in two continuous lines, all within one outer wall. There are also double sets of chambers, three thousand altogether, fifteen hund
Moreover, they decided to preserve the memory of their names by a common memorial, and so they made a labyrinthThis “labyrinth” was a horseshoe-shaped group of buildings, supposed to have been near the pyramid of Hawara (Sayce). a little way beyond lake Moeris and near the place called the City of Crocodiles. I have seen it myself, and indeed words cannot describe it;I take h)/dh as = h)= dh/, with lo/gou me/zw. if one were to collect the walls and evidence of other efforts of the Greeks, the sum would not amount to the labor and cost of this labyrinth. And yet the temple at Ephesus and the one on Samos are noteworthy. Though the pyramids beggar description and each one of them is a match for many great monuments built by Greeks, this maze surpasses even the pyramids. It has twelve roofed courts with doors facing each other: six face north and six south, in two continuous lines, all within one outer wall. There are also double sets of chambers, three thousand altogether, fifteen hund
Ephesus (Turkey) (search for this): book 2, chapter 148
so they made a labyrinthThis “labyrinth” was a horseshoe-shaped group of buildings, supposed to have been near the pyramid of Hawara (Sayce). a little way beyond lake Moeris and near the place called the City of Crocodiles. I have seen it myself, and indeed words cannot describe it;I take h)/dh as = h)= dh/, with lo/gou me/zw. if one were to collect the walls and evidence of other efforts of the Greeks, the sum would not amount to the labor and cost of this labyrinth. And yet the temple at Ephesus and the one on Samos are noteworthy. Though the pyramids beggar description and each one of them is a match for many great monuments built by Greeks, this maze surpasses even the pyramids. It has twelve roofed courts with doors facing each other: six face north and six south, in two continuous lines, all within one outer wall. There are also double sets of chambers, three thousand altogether, fifteen hundred above and the same number under ground. We ourselves viewed those that are above gr
Lake Moeris (Egypt) (search for this): book 2, chapter 148
Moreover, they decided to preserve the memory of their names by a common memorial, and so they made a labyrinthThis “labyrinth” was a horseshoe-shaped group of buildings, supposed to have been near the pyramid of Hawara (Sayce). a little way beyond lake Moeris and near the place called the City of Crocodiles. I have seen it myself, and indeed words cannot describe it;I take h)/dh as = h)= dh/, with lo/gou me/zw. if one were to collect the walls and evidence of other efforts of the Greeks, the sum would not amount to the labor and cost of this labyrinth. And yet the temple at Ephesus and the one on Samos are noteworthy. Though the pyramids beggar description and each one of them is a match for many great monuments built by Greeks, this maze surpasses even the pyramids. It has twelve roofed courts with doors facing each other: six face north and six south, in two continuous lines, all within one outer wall. There are also double sets of chambers, three thousand altogether, fifteen hun