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Index

athletics, 269.

Aton religion, 38.

Atreus, 40.

Atripe, abbot of, 320.

audience chambers, 81.

Augustus, Emperor, 7 n. i, 212-13,
267, 274, 287-9.

autobiography, 72-3.

autopract estates and villages, 338.

autopragia, 337, 346.

Avaris, capital of the Hyksos, 220.

Averroes, philosophy of, 261.

al-Awhadi, historian, 358.

awl, 138.

axes, 123,130,138.

*ayin, 56, 61.

Ayyubids, 349, 354; al-Maqrizi's his-
tory of, 358.

al-Azhar mosque, 351, 363-4, 377.

Azharites, 352.

al-'Aziz, 351.

azurite from Sinai, 155.

'Axata, see Akhkhiyawa.

Baal, god, 40.

Baal festival of Sarnhain, 7.

Baalat, Semitic goddess, 57, 58.

Babylonia, and Egypt, 221; cuneiform
characters of, 62; decay and fall of,
17, 50; Chaldeans in, 42; conquered
by the Hatti, 31; Cyrus in, 348; end
of Cassite rule in, 42; end of Gutian
rule in, 28; first dynasty of, 12, 13
n. i; historical literature of, 18-19;
kings of, 40, 290; literature of, 18-
19, 66, 70, 72; native ruler in, 46;
raided by Elamites, 42; rising power
of, 231; Syria-Palestine and, 29,233;
under the Cassites, 32; united, 49.

Babylonian army, 232.

Babylonian Chronicle, 231.

Babylonians (Chaldaeans), 29, 30,41-
2/46, 233.

Bacchylides, 255.

Badd'i* al-suMr, 359.

el-Badari, place-name, 122.

Badarian culture, 122, 123, 127;
pottery, 130, 131, pi. 14.

Bagdad, khahfs of, 329-30, 362; sack

<* 35*> 367-
bags, 130.

Baha' al-Din Zuhayr, poet, 354.
Bahri (Turkish) Mamluks, 349, 365.
Banu HUM, 357.
Barabbas, story of Pilate and, 265.
baraka, 390.
barber, the, 376-7.
barges, 139, 140, 142* 38l> pi- 24-
barley, 156, 158.
Barnabas, St., epistle of, 310-11.
barque, sacred, of Amon, 76.
Barquq, Sultan, 358; mosque of, 365.
barrel-roofs, 128.
el-Barsha,tomb at, 146.
Barudi, poet and politician, 354.
basalt, 122, I43-S> J47» pi- a6-
Basil, St., 302, 323; letters of, 261.
basilican monks, 326.
Basilides, 312-15.
basket-work, 123-4, 129-30.
bas-reliefs, 88, 92, 95,100-1,103,117-
18.
bathing, 385.
baths, public, 277-8.
Bauer, H., 58, 60-3.
Baybars I, King, 365.
bead-making, glass, 134.
beads,  123,  133, 135-6,  154; lucky
colours of, 388-9.
Bebti-Snefru, u.
Becker, C. H., 361.
bed, 92.
Bedawin, the, 27, 219, 229.
beech wood, 137.
beer, 293.
beeswax, 156.
el-Beled, Sheikh, 83, 94, 137.
Bell, H. I., 262, 263 n. i, 311 n. i.
belles-lettres, in Islamic Egypt, 354-5.
Belloc, Hiiaire, 114.
Belshazzar, General, 50.
Benedict, St., 324.
Benedite, G., 108.
'benevolences', 287.
Ben-Sirach, see Ecclesiasticus.
Beni Hasan, village, 131,139,143,219.
Beni Salama, village, 122.
Berlin Medical Papyrus, 182,188, 272,
beryl, 155.                                 [275.
Bes, god, 238,
beskelosheth, in Lachish inscriptions, 59.
bethf Hebrew, 56, 59, 61.