Ancient & Medieval Literature
epub |eng | 2017-10-11 | Author:Hesiod

He spoke, and all the gods obeyed their chief. 70 To Zeus’s plan, the Cripple7 right away Modelled a modest maiden out of clay; Clear-eyed Athena dressed her, cinched her ...
( Category: Poetry July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-04 | Author:H. D. F. Kitto

VIII The Greeks at War The Greek world was now divided. On the one side was the Athenian Empire, which men openly called a ‘tyranny’; on the other, Sparta, the ...
( Category: Dramas & Plays July 2,2018 )
epub |eng | 1995-01-01 | Author:Aristotle [Aristotle]

13. Further reading This introduction began by mentioning some of the problems which the Poetics poses to its interpreters; it scarcely needs to be said, therefore, that there are many ...
( Category: History & Criticism June 30,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Plutarch

19. As for Phocion’s wives we have no record of the first, except for the fact that she was a sister of Cephisodotus the sculptor. But his second wife was ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence June 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-24 | Author:John Marincola

Historians and their Sources (Natural Questions 4b.3.1) … if I assure you that hail is formed in the same way that ice is here on earth,6 when an entire cloud ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature May 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-30 | Author:Sheehan, Sean

Athenian history (5.55–96) Aristagoras’ visit to Sparta afforded the occasion for a digression concerning that city’s political history and his trip afterwards to Athens also affords an excursus, though a ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature May 13,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 1973-07-26 | Author:Tacitus

PART TWO CLAUDIUS AND NERO CHAPTER 9 The Fall of Messalina * [The manuscript breaks off at the death of Tiberius, and Tacitus’ description of the four years’ reign of ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations May 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 1976-05-08 | Author:Highet, Gilbert;

The heir of the Revolution Although he belonged to a later generation, although he lived until nearly the end of the nineteenth century, Victor Hugo (1802-85) was the heir of ...
( Category: History & Criticism May 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-14 | Author:Muddupalani [Muddupalani]

Chapter Three Ila pleads with Madhava to give up Radhika Radha’s growing jealousy of Ila Parrot says Krishna is obsessed with Ila Radha curses her fate Parrot narrates how Ila’s ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature May 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-31 | Author:Tacitus [Tacitus]

Book 12 1. (48 CE, continued) Messalina’s killing produced dislocation in the Emperor’s household. A contest arose among the freedmen over who would choose a wife for Claudius, a man ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature May 1,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-10-01 | Author:Cicero, Marcus Tullius [Cicero, Marcus Tullius]

BOOK III. I. AFTER these words from Balbus, Cotta said, looking at him with a smile, You tell me too late, Balbus, what cause I am to defend, for during ...
( Category: Philosophy April 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2003-10-01 | Author:Machiavelli, Niccolo [Machiavelli, Niccolo]

CHAPTER IV. THE ANCIENT REPUBLICS EMPLOYED THREE DIFFERENT METHODS FOR AGGRANDIZING THEMSELVES. WHOEVER has studied ancient history will have found that the republics had three methods of aggrandizement. One of ...
( Category: Philosophy April 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-10-01 | Author:Cicero, Marcus Tullius [Cicero, Marcus Tullius]

BOOK III. 1. MY son Marcus, Cato, who was nearly of the same age with Publius Scipio, the first of the family that bore the name of Africanus, represents him ...
( Category: Philosophy April 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-04-21 | Author:Sellars, John;

5. The Persistence of the Technical Conception of Philosophy Despite the way in which the technical conception of philosophy may enable one to understand better the relationship between philosophy and ...
( Category: History & Criticism April 21,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Henry Lamar Crosby & John Nevin Schaeffer [Henry Lamar Crosby and John Nevin Schaeffer]

281. Syncopated nouns of the consonant declension drop of the stem in the genitive and dative singular and dative plural, substitutes δ for except in the nominative. 282. Possessive adjectives ...
( Category: Words, Language & Grammar April 17,2018 )

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