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Full text of "The Legacy Of Egypt"

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Index

_aion, 270.

Lagash, 25, 27.

Lagus, 288-9.

el-Lahun, 154, 182.

Lake, K., 58.

Idmedh, Hebrew, 57, 59.

land: exploitation of, in Egypt, 291-2;
register, 215; tenure, 270-1, 291-3,
335-8, 3?i.

landowners, 335-7, 344~5-

landscape, depicted on tombs, 95.

Lange, H. 0., 242.

language: Arabic, 329; Bohairic, 329;
of Byzantine documents, 270; Cop-
tic, 329; Greek, 340-2; Hittite, 31;
Indo-Aryan, 32; Saidic, 329; Semi-
tic, 25, 28, 33, 125.

languages of New Testament in papyri,

lapis lazuli, 23, 155.                 [264-5.

Larsa, city, 28.

lattice-work (mashribiyya), 363.

law, 198-217, 269 sqq., 278.

codes: Coptic, 216-17; Germanic,
199; Greek, 210-12, 285-6; of Ham-
murabi, 30-1, 199, 201, 204, 206;
Hanafi, 351; Ptolemaic, 210-12 ; of
Rekhmire, 202; Roman and By-
zantine, 212-16, 285-6.

courts of, 204; criminal, 206, 212;
divorce, 204, 209, 383; evidence,
201, 205; Hanbali rites, 351; im-
perial, 216; influence of Qur'an. on,
216; in Islamic Egypt, 350-1; inter-
national, 206-7; Isma'ili, 351; Late
Egyptian and Persian, 208-10; legal
decisions in Egyptian literature,
207; Malik! rites, 350-1; national,
213, 215-16; New Kingdom, 202-8;
of procedure, 204-6, 209-10, 212-15,
217; Old and Middle Kingdoms, 199-
202; public, 217; revenue, 202;
royal, 210, 211; Shan't rites, 350-1;
statute of Haremheb, 203; stereo-
typed forms, 208; see also Penta-
teuch.

Layla, 354.

lead, 136.

leases, 270-1.

leather, as writing material, 55.

leather work, 130, pi. 18.

leaven, 159.

Lebanon, 6, 39, 44, 218.

Leo, 326.

Leonides, 304.

Leontopolis, temple in, 237 n. i.

Le"rins (St. Honorat), monastery at,

325-

level, builders', pi. 22.

lever, used in building, 148-9.

Leviathan, monster, 70.

'lewis', not used by Egyptians, 148.

Lex Hieronica, 295.

libetti, Decian, 263.

Libya, 333.

Libyans (Lubim), 40, 227, 230.

Lidzbarski, M., 62.

limestone, 127, 143-5, 147-8, pi. 26;
blocks, 92; crystalline, 89; walls, 91.

limitation, or bound (Horos), 313.

linear inscription, at Byblus, 62, 63,

linen, export of, 20.                   [pi. i.

linen-weaving, 123.

lion-hunting, representation of, 89.

literature: Arabic, 329; Christian; addi-
tions to, from papyri, 261-5; Coptic,
327,329; Egyptian, 64-6, 72-8, 240-
8, 343-4; Greek, 64-6, 340, 343; in
Islamic Egypt, 352-9; see also

t papyri.

liturgy (compulsory service), 297-9.

loans, records of, 203.

local government, 31,  375-6.

local markets, 382.

London magical papyrus, 280.

London Medical Papyri, 183.

London-Leiden demotic papyrus, 183.

lotus flower, in design, 113.

love-poems and songs, 77-8, 248.

Lubim (Libyans), 40, 227, 230.

Lucas, Alfred, 122, 133,156-7.

Ludus Capitolinus, 267.

Lugal-zaggisi, ruler of Umma, 25,

Luke, St., 278.

lunar calendar (Arabic), 163.

lustre ware in pottery, 366.

Luther, Martin, 301.

Luxor, 389.

luxury, evidence of, 88.

Lycians, the, 41.

Lydia, kingdom of, 48-50.

lyrical poetry, 76-8.
Lysias, 257.