Archaeologia Graeca Or the Antiquities of Graece, Volum 1

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Pàgina 66 - And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads ; and that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Pàgina 453 - ... erected that famous pillar on the Isthmus, which bears an inscription of two lines, showing the bounds of the two countries that meet there. On the east side the inscription is, — Peloponnesus there, Ionia here. And on the west side, — Peloponnesus here, Ionia there. He also instituted the games, in emulation of Hercules, being ambitious, that as the Greeks, by that hero's appointment, celebrated the Olympian games to the honour of Jupiter, so, by his institution, they should celebrate the...
Pàgina 336 - To Chiromancers cheaper Art repair, Who clap the pretty Palm, to make the Lines more fair. But the Rich Matron, who has more to give...
Pàgina 379 - At the celebration, they crowned the statue of the goddess with garlands, appointed a choir of music, and exhibited horseraces. They afterwards led a dance, in which they imitated, by their motions, the various windings of the Cretan labyrinth, from which Theseus had extricated himself by Ariadne's assistance. There was also another festival of the same name, yearly celebrated by the Athenians in Délos.
Pàgina 11 - Come hither, all ye people, was the words that Theseus proclaimed when he thus set up a commonwealth, in a manner, for all nations. Yet he did not suffer his state, by the promiscuous multitude that flowed in, to be turned into confusion and be left without any order...
Pàgina 351 - ... the person that consulted it was to be purified from all manner of pollution, and to have his face covered : this done, he repeated divers prayers, and placed certain characters in an appointed order ; and then the stone moved...
Pàgina 12 - 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 11 - ... among them; — and by this means brought a part of them over to his proposal. The rest fearing his power, which was already grown very formidable, and knowing his courage and resolution, chose rather to be persuaded than forced into a compliance. He then dissolved all the distinct...
Pàgina 113 - I will give sentence according to the laws, and the decrees of the people of Athens, and the council of five hundred. I will not consent to place the supreme power in the hands of a single person or...
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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