Archæologia Græca, Or The Antiquities of Greece

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Sam. Palmer, 1722 - 464 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 336 - But the rich matron, who has more to give, Her anfwers from the Brachman will receive : Skill'd in the globe and fphere, he gravely ftancjs, And, with his compafs, meafures feas and lands.
Pàgina 12 - ... the husbandmen in profit, and the artificers in number. And that Theseus was the first, who, as Aristotle says, out of an inclination to popular government, parted with the regal power, Homer also seems to testify, in his catalogue of the ships, where he gives the name of People to the Athenians only.
Pàgina 440 - At their return home, they rode in a triumphal chariot into the city, the walls being broken down to give them entrance ; which was done (as Plutarch is of opinion), to signify that walls are of small use to a city that is inhabited by men of courage and ability to defend it. At Sparta they had an honourable post in the army, being placed near the king's person. At some places they had presents made to them by their native city, were honoured...
Pàgina 320 - Callicrates, who, we are told, was the most comely man in the army, being shot with an arrow and upon the point of expiring said, that he lamented not his death (for he came from home to lay down his life in the defence of Greece) but that he died without action. The...
Pàgina 285 - Didymaeus, so named from the double light imparted by him to mankind, the one directly and immediately from his own body, the other by reflection from the Moon.
Pàgina 353 - ... exposed to the wind ; and as many of the letters as remained in their own places, were taken up, and being joined together, contained an answer to the question.
Pàgina 189 - ... ages. Nevertheless, the way of building temples towards the east, so as the doors being opened should receive the rays of the rising sun, was very ancient...
Pàgina 440 - Plutarch is of opinion), to signify that walls are of small use to a city that is inhabited by men of courage and ability to defend it. At Sparta they had an honourable post in the army, being placed near the king's person. At some places they had presents made to them by their native city, were honoured with the first places at all shows and games, and ever after maintained at the public charge.
Pàgina 97 - Areopagus of those who had been yearly archons of which he himself was a member therefore, observing that the people, now free from their debts, were unsettled and imperious, he formed another council of four hundred, a hundred out of each of the four tribes, which was to inspect all matters before they were propounded to the people, and to take care that nothing but what had been first examined should be brought before the general assembly. The .upper council, or Areopagus, he made inspectors and...
Pàgina 139 - Thesmothetae vowed for himself at the stone in the market.place, that if he broke any of the statutes, he would dedicate a golden statue, as big as himself, at Delphi. Observing the irregularity of the months, and that the moon does not always rise and set with the sun, but often in the same day overtakes and gets before him, he ordered the day should be named the Old and New...

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