NINEVEH

AND

ITS REMAINS

 

WITH AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT TO THE CHALD∆AN
CHRISTIANS OF KURDISTAN, AND THE YEZLDIS,
OR DEVIL-WORSHIPPERS; AND AN ENQUIRY
INTO THE MANNERS AND ARTS OF
THE ANCIENT ASSYRIANS.

 

 

BY AUSTEN HENRY LAYARD, ESQ. D.C.L.

 

"She saw men portrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion.

"Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity."

EZEKIEL, xxiii. 14, 15.

 

 

IN TWO VOLUMES. — VOL. II.

 

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1849.

 

 

Procession of the Bull beneath the Mound of Nimroud.