Sentence Examples

  • LUXOR, more properly El-Aksur, "The Castles" (plur.
  • The temple of Luxor is one of the greatest of the monuments of Thebes (q.v.).
  • The sacred barks of the divinities preserved in the sanctuary of Karnak were then conveyed in procession by water to Luxor and back again; a representation of the festal scenes is given on the walls of the great colonnade.
  • The greater part of the old village of Luxor lay inside the courts: it was known also as Abu '1 Haggag from a Moslem saint of the 7th century, whose tombmosque, mentioned by Ibn Batuta, stands on a high heap of debris in the court of Rameses.
  • The principal street of Luxor follows the line of the ancient avenue.