builder of the Great

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  • Five centuries before Christ it was the capital of a small state, but was destroyed three centuries later by the builder of the great wall. Cited from Court Life in China, by Isaac Taylor Headland
  • It was once my privilege to be one of those to whom the illustrious builder of the great telescope entrusted its use. Cited from Great Astronomers, by R. S. Ball
  • Away back two hundred and more years B.C., we find the famous builder of the Great Wall attempting an impossible task with no better result. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • This prince is known to us especially as the builder of the great public cemeteries which now form the most conspicuous objects among the ruins of Mugheir, and the construction of which is so remarkable. Cited from Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea, by George Rawlinson
  • Many coglayers and steamborgs view him as the designer and builder of the Great Engine of the universe, a power who does not require that mortals think of him, only that they think.
  • The Confucian classics having been engraved on stone to secure them from being again burned up, as they had been by the builder of the great wall, the rubbings taken from those stones were printing. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV, by John Lord
  • The eldest of them was Anthemios, the builder of the great church of Santa Sophia in Constantinople. Cited from Old-Time Makers of Medicine, by James J. Walsh
  • Thus the builder of the great church of Valenciana at Guanajuato, which has been described in this chapter, from plain Antonio Obregon became Count of Valenciana. Cited from Mexico, by Charles Reginald Enock
  • Charles Walker Posnett (the builder of the great Cathedral at Medak) arrived in Secunderabad in 1895.
  • It is recorded that a fleet freighted with youth and maidens was despatched thither by the builder of the Great Wall to seek in those islands of the blest for the herb of immortality; but none of them returned. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV, by John Lord
  • The now famous single instance of Pharaoh Khufu's name (identifying him as the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza) is found on the south ceiling towards the west end of Campbell's chamber.
  • Hetepheres I was Sneferu's main wife and the mother of Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid on the Giza Plateau.
  • He participated in the funeral services for the Pharaohs Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid, and his successor Djedefre (Radjedef).
  • It was discovered that the temple itself dated back to the reign of the famous Khufui (Kheops), the builder of the great Pyramid, since an inscription with his name on it was discovered, together with one inscribed to King Khafri (Chephren). Cited from History Of Egypt From 330 B.C., Volume 12 (of 12), by S. Rappoport
  • The house of Han (B.C. 202-A.D. 221) restored the sacred books, which the builder of the Great Wall had destroyed in order to obliterate all traces of feudalism and make the people submit to a centralized government. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV, by John Lord
  • In the 13th century two of its governors, Shams-ud-din Altamsh, the builder of the great mosque referred to above, and his son Rukn-ud-din Firoz, attained the imperial throne. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • Petrie discovered at Abydos a small ivory statuette of Khufu or Cheops, the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Cited from History of Egypt, by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  • The name of the city is derived from its Ancient Egyptian name Men'at Khufu, meaning the nursing city of Khufu, linking it to the Pharaoh Khufu or Cheops, builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza.
  • This dictat was repeated around 300 years back when the last great Chola King, Kulothunga III, the builder of the great Sarabeswarar Temple at Tribhuvanam on the outskirts of Kumbakonam, hails Lord Ranganatha at Srirangam in an inscription in the Srirangam Koil, as his 'tutelary deity'.