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Full text of "The Legacy Of Egypt"

Index

Aquila, 305, 310.

Arab conquest, 284, 328-9, 334, 346;
see also under Islam.

Arabia: ancient alphabets of, 62; archi-
tecture in, 364; frankincense from,
44; missionaries in, 328.

Arabian Church, 328.

Arabian desert, 218.

Arabian Nights, The, 357.

Arabians, Hyksos said to be, 220.

Arabic (lunar) calendar, 163.

Arabic language and literature, 329,
352-60.

Arabic writing, 378.

Arabs, 46, 327, 333.

Aramaean cities, 45, 46.

Aramaeans, 42-3.

Aramaic tribes, 222.

Aramaic papyri from Elephantine
(Yeb), 235-6.

Arangio-Ruiz, V., 215.

arch, the, in building, 153-4.

architecture, 80-1,89, 91, 118, 147-52,
361, 364-7.

Arian heresy, 332.

Arians, 319.

Aries, constellation, 162.

Aristeas, 236-7.

Aristides, Aelius, 284.

aristocrats, depicted on tombs, 95.

Aristotle, 158, 261.

Aristophanes, 343.

Arms, 327, 332.

Armageddon, battle of, 34.

Armant, monasteries near, 322.

Armenian mountains, 45.

Armenian plateau, 46.

armlet of Queen of Djer, 154.

armour, leather, 130.

army, of Ptolemies, 295; Roman, 285.

Army of the Dead, 94-5.

Arsinoe (Medinet el-Faiyum), 250, 253,

Arsinoeia, games, 266.                [278.

Arsinoite nome, 273.

art, 80-119; academic element in, in,
113; aesthetic quality in, 113-14;
Amama period, 82-3; applied, 83,
89, 118; appreciation of, 89; artistic
vocabulary, 114; continuity in, 84;
convention of, 90 ; decadent periods,
Hi-is; dynastic period, 82; fashion

397

in, 113; graphic, Western conception
of, 89; Greek and Egyptian, 116-18;
hi Islamic Egypt, 360-7; limits of,
110; Middle Kingdom, 30; neo-Mem-
phite, 108-9; norm of, 100-1; Old
Kingdom, 83, 86, 88; Pharaonic, 87,
89-90; Renaissance and standards
of art, 84; renaissances of, 27, 112;
revolutionary period, 112; sculptures
of earliest dynasties, 86; technique
in, 115-16, 119; tombs and temples,
85-6; tradition of, in, 118-19;
utility in, 113-14.
artisan class, 126.
arts of life, delineation of, 85-6.
Arvad, place-name, 43.
apXwroi/iTjv, 265.
Asa, King of Judah, 227.
ascetics, 322, 351.
Ashdod, city, 41, 228-9.
Ashurbanipal, King, 48, 230-1.
Ashurnasirpal II, King, 19, 46, 227.
Ashuruballit, King, 35-6.
Asia, 116, 155; expeditions into, 115;
revolt against Memeptah,. 224; tithe
of, 295.
Asiatic, head of, 89.
Asiatics, 219, 221, 239.
Askelon, city, 41, 224.
assize-court, 214.
Assur, 26, 28-9; fall of, 25.
Assyria, 43-8; conquest and downfall,
26,28,41,48-9,221,227-33; histori-
cal literature of, 18-19 J k^g  29-
Assyrians, first, 25; development of,
28-9; traders in Cappadoda, 29;
imperial administration, 50; and
Babylonians, 46; and ChaJdaeans,
46; and Greeks, 51.
Astarte, goddess, 239-40.
astronomy, 120, 161-5, pi. 32.
Astyages, King, 49.
Astydamas, 266.
Aswan, 24; dam, 109; granite from,
144, 147; Persian garrison at, 210.
Asyut, see Siut.
<Ata' Allah al-Shadhffi, poet, 354*
Aten, sun-disk, worship of, 37.
Athanasius, St., 301, 318-20, 323, 326,
327, 332, 340.
Athens, 51,116.