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A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 2, From the by John Edwin Sandys

By John Edwin Sandys

Sir John Edwin Sandys (1844-1922) used to be a number one Cambridge classicist and a Fellow of St. John's university. His most famed paintings is that this three-volume background of Classical Scholarship, released among 1903 and 1908, which continues to be the one large-scale paintings at the topic to span the complete interval from the 6th century BCE to the tip of the 19th century. The heritage of classical experiences used to be a well-liked subject throughout the 19th century, quite in Germany, yet Sandys sticks out for the formidable scope of his paintings, although a lot of it used to be according to past scholarship. His chronological account is subdivided by way of style and zone, with a few chapters dedicated to rather influential participants. quantity 2 covers the interval from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century.

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Tum Athenis perpetui archontes esse desierunt, 3 cum fuisset ultimus Alcmaeon, coeperuntque in Quae consuetudo in annos denos annos creari, septuaginta mansit ac deinde annuis commissa est magistratibus res publica. Ex iis, qui denis annis praefuerunt, primus fuit Charops, ultimus Eryxias, ex annuis primus Creon. 4 Sexta olympiade post duo et viginti annos quam prima constituta fuerat, Romulus, Martis fihus, ultus iniurias avi Romam urbem Parihbus in Palatio conA quo tempore ad vos consules anni sunt didit.

Whose \irtues resembled those of his grandfather, Pubhus Africanus, and of his father Lucius Paulus (he was, as has been ah-eady said, the son credible. AemiUanus Accordingly at was 29 VELLEIUS PATERCULUS L. Pauli virtutibus simillimus, omnibus belli ac togae dotibus ingeniique ac studiorum eminentissimus saeculi sui, qui nihil in vita nisi laudandum aut fecit aut dixit ac sensit, quem Paulo genitum, adoptatum a Scipione Africani filio diximus, aedilitatem petens 4 consul creatus est. Bellum Carthagini iam ante biennium a prioribus consuHbus inlatum maiore vi intuUt (cum ante in Hispania murali corona, in Africa obsidionali donatus esset, in Hispania vero etiam ex provocatione, ipse modicus virium, inmanis magni5 tudinis hostem interemisset) eamque urbem magis invidia imperii quam ullius eius temporis noxiae invisam Romano nomini funditus sustulit fecitque suae virtutis monimentum, quod fuerat avi eius clementiae.

Ii. 3— iii. 3 raging storms at sea, and, in the fifteenth year, finally settled on and about the island of Lesbos. by mighty disIII. Greece was then shaken turbances. The Achaeans, driven from Laconia, established themselves in those locahties which they occupy to-day. The Pelasgians migrated to Athens, and a warhke youth named Thessalus, of the race of the Thesprotians, \\-ith a great force of his fellowcountrymen took armed possession of that region, which, after his name, is now called Thessaly.

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