A Handbook to Modern Greek

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Macmillan and Company, 1881 - Greek language, Modern - 341 pages
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Page 343 - Edition. 8vo. ios. 6d. Contents :— The Mythical and Romantic Elements in Early English History — The Continuity of English History — The Relations between the Crown of England and Scotland — St. Thomas of Canterbury and his Biographers, &c. HISTORICAL ESSAYS. Second Series. Second Edition, with additional Essays. 8vo.
Page 343 - Mahaffy. — Works by the Rev. JP MAHAFFY, MA, Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin : — SOCIAL LIFE IN GREECE FROM HOMER TO MENANDER.
Page 343 - The Unity of History." 8vo. 14*. Historical and Architectural Sketches ; chiefly Italian. Illustrated by the Author. Crown 8vo. 1os. 6d. Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice. Being a Companion Volume to " Historical and Architectural Sketches.
Page 343 - HISTORY OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, from the Foundation of the Achaian League to the Disruption of the United States. VoL I. General Introduction. History of the Greek Federations. 8vo.
Page 212 - Heaven, from the mouth of angels, ' Leave off your singing of psalms, set down the Most Holy, And send word to the land of the Franks, that they may come and take it, And they may take the golden cross and the holy gospel And the holy table that the infidels may not pollute it.
Page 212 - Which had three hundred altar-bells and sixty-two 'bells in the steeple. And to every bell a priest, and to every priest a deacon. And when the Most Holy went out, and the Lord of the world, A voice was wafted from Heaven, from the mouth of angels, ' Leave off your singing of psalms, set down the Most Holy, And send word to the land of the Franks, that they may come and take it, And they may take the golden cross and the holy gospel And the holy table that the infidels may not pollute it.
Page 343 - Ancient Greece and Mediaeval Italy— Mr. Gladstone's Homer and the Homeric Ages — The Historians of Athens — The Athenian Democracy — Alexander the Great — Greece during the Macedonian Period — Mommsen's History of Rome — Lucius Cornelius Sulla— The Flavian Caesars, &c.
Page 343 - WE GLADSTONE, MP Juventus Mundi: Gods and Men of the Heroic Age.
Page viii - Greek is not a patois, a mongrel, a hybrid, or degraded dialect in any legitimate sense of the word : it is the same language in which St. Paul delivered his discourse to the Athenians from the hill of Mars in the first century, with only such slight variations as the course of time naturally brings with it in the case of all spoken languages which have enjoyed an unbroken continuity of cultivated usage.

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