Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volume 1

Sir William Smith
Little, Brown, 1859

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Page 388 - And we shall not be far wrong, if we determine its date as about the end of the fourth, or the beginning of the fifth century before Christ. 3. In the critical work on the Four Books, called ' Record of Remarks in the village of Yung1,' it is observed, ' The Analects, in my opinion, were made by the disciples, just like this record of remarks.
Page 174 - Paul; and, in every deed of mischief, he had a heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.
Page 325 - Germany at the end of the Middle Ages. We leave out of our consideration those territories which at the end of the fourteenth and the beginning of the fifteenth century...
Page 112 - At last, at the end of the second and the beginning of the third century...
Page 181 - Antaeus, the son of Terra, the Earth, was a mighty giant and wrestler, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother Earth.
Page 235 - The -acuteness of his taste led him to discover that as all men were connected by one general form, so they were separated each by some predominant power, which fixed character, and bound them to a class : that in proportion as this specific power partook of individual peculiarities, the farther it was removed from a share in that harmonious system which constitutes nature, and consists in a due balance of all its parts...
Page 396 - Amidst the storms of persecution, the archbishop of Alexandria was patient of labour, jealous of fame, careless of safety ; and although his mind was tainted by the contagion of fanaticism, Athanasius displayed a superiority of character and abilities, which would have qualified him, far better than ( the degenerate sons of Constantine, for the government of a great monarchy.
Page 348 - Hamadani, who flourished towards the end of the third and the beginning of the fourth century...
Page 254 - Arachne, in despair, hung herself: the goddess loosened the rope and saved her life, but the rope was changed into a cobweb and Arachne herself into a spider (upu^vri), the animal most xlious to Minerva (Athena).
Page 127 - Arabic, was probably only the sixth book of his great work, which is entirely devoted to the consideration of this disease. A very full account of the life and works of Alexander Trallianus was published at London...

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