This did not save her from the Pharaoh, who took her into the royal harem and enriched Abram with herds and servants.
It was used as a church in Christian times, and under Turkish rule as the harem of the governor of Athens.
That he took over his harem is only in accordance with the Eastern policy (cf.
It is very curious to watch this harem and its lord in their indolent ramblings.
She wondered again whether or not he had a harem elsewhere.
Now, as the harem of whales is called by the fishermen a school, so is the lord and master of that school technically known as the schoolmaster.
But strike a member of the harem school, and her companions swim around her with every token of concern, sometimes lingering so near her and so long, as themselves to fall a prey.
In 333 B.C., after the battle of Issus, it was delivered over by treachery to Parmenio, the general of Alexander the Great; the harem and treasures of Darius had here been lodged.
Tirhaka was energetic in opposing the Assyrian advance, but in 670 B.C. Esarhaddon defeated his army on the border of Egypt, captured Memphis with the royar harem and took great spoil.
His wives were kept secluded in oriental fashion; a harem was maintained at Lucera, and eunuchs were a prominent feature of his household.