In 1845-47 and again in 1849-51 Mr. (later Sir) A. H. Layard carried out a series of excavations among the ruins of the ancient city of Nineveh, " that great city, wherein are more " than sixteen thousand persons that cannot discern between " their right hand and their left; and also much cattle "' (Jonah iv, 11). Its ruins lie on the left or east bank of the Tigris, exactly opposite the town of Al-Mawsil, or Mosul, which was founded by the Sassanians and marks the site of Western Nineveh. At first Layard thought that these ruins were not those of Nineveh, which he placed at Nimrud, about 20 miles downstream, but of one of the other cities- that were builded by Asshur (see Gen. x, 11, 12). Thanks, however, to Christian, Roman and Muhammadan tradition, there is no room for doubt about it, and the site of Nineveh has always been known...
Who's under the hat? Is that you? PEEK-A-BOO! I see you!
This adorable book with fun, interactive flaps begs the youngest and eldest of readers to play along! The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share.
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Whos under there playing hide and seek Can you see the babies Lets take a peek. Read the rhymes and lift the flaps to find the faces. Look out for the mirror at the back of the book Perfect for babies and very young children. Also available Peekaboo Moo Peekaboo Moon Peekaboo Zoo
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