The Emperor Hadrian: A Picture of the Graeco-Roman World in His Time

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Macmillan, 1898 - Emperors - 414 pages

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Page 133 - And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
Page 172 - ANIMULA ! vagula, blandula, Hospes, comesque, corporis, Quae nunc abibis in- loca — Pallidula, rigida, nudula, Nee, ut soles, dabis jocos...
Page 172 - Soul of mine, pretty one, flitting one, Guest and partner of my clay, Whither wilt thou hie away, Pallid one, rigid one, naked one, — Never to play again, never to play ?
Page 376 - The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot, with additional notes by William Smith.
Page 378 - Römische Geschichte vom Verfall der Republik bis zur Vollendung der Monarchie unter Constantin, mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf Verfassung und Verwaltung des Reichs.
Page 357 - At a sign from the emperor these groves, valleys, and halls would become alive with the mythology of Olympus; processions of priests would make pilgrimages to Canopus, Tartarus and Elysium would become peopled with shades from Homer, swarms of bacchantes might wander through the vale of Tempe, choruses of Euripides might be heard in the Greek theatre, and in a sham fight the fleets would repeat the battle of Xerxes...
Page 262 - Ego nolo Florus esse, ambulare per tabernas, latitare per popinas, culices pati rotundos.
Page 226 - The Alexandrian school diffused a splendour over the civilized world which lasted longer than that shed by any University afterwards, whether of Paris, Bologna or Padua. Long after the creative power of Greek genius was exhausted, encyclopaedic knowledge and Greek sophistry were to be found in the library and museum of Alexandria...
Page 237 - At last, at the end of the second and the beginning of the third century...

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