Herodotus, with a Comm. by J. W. Blakesley
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...the normal subjunctive, but contains the with of the speaker for the contemplated re-sult, over and above the sense which would follow from the subjunctive; "or fall (as the gods grant he may I) under ut Tov ruy Toix e....?x1' "one of the walls of which communicated with the outside of the house." For the use of the word iatxt'y, see note on 138. rtxvAffaxro OlKoboflttOV rby dTJffCtVpbvrovssaaiXios. Muller (Orchomeiiue, pp. 95, seqq.) endeavours to show that the story of the two brothers robbing the treasury of the king, and the escape of one of the two by the bold expedient of decapitating the other who was caught, is an ancient Minytean tradition, which was carried (he conceives) like many others to Egypt, and afterwards reproduced by the i(-i yriTai as a native Egyptian story. The grounds of this opinion consist mainly in the existence of a story, almost identical in its circumstances, in which the two brothers are Agamedes and Trophonius. Paukani As found it current at Orehomemu in Bceotia, where Hyrieus (the eponymous founder of Hyrea) was made the owner of the robbed treasurehouse (ix. 37. 3). Charax of Pergamus related a similar adventure in the treasure-house of Augeas at Elit. He made Agamedes king of Stymphalus in Arcadia, and Trophonius his son; and the victim who lost his head Cercyon, another son of Agamedes; and he added the further circumstance that Daedalus, who happened to be at the court of Augeas, both devised the snare in which Cercyon was taken and put Augeas on the track of the fugitives (ap. Schol. ad Arittoph. Nub. 608). But, although an ethnical connexion between the Minyaeans and the Epeans (Augeas's subjects) may be al lowed, and the names of..