A Geographical and Historical Description of Ancient Greece: With a Map, and a Plan of Athens

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Clarendon Press, 1828 - Greece

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Page 234 - These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Page 234 - And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens : and receiving a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed.
Page 319 - Tum quoque marmorea caput a cervice revulsum, Gurgite quum medio portans Oeagrius Hebrus Volveret, Eurydicen vox ipsa et frigida lingua, Ah miseram Eurydicen! anima fugiente vocabat: Eurydicen toto referebant flumine ripae.
Page 377 - Est nemus Haemoniae, praerupta quod undique claudit silva: vocant Tempe. per quae Peneus ab imo effusus Pindo spumosis volvitur undis, deiectuque gravi tenues agitantia fumos nubila conducit, summisque adspergine silvis inpluit et sonitu plus quam vicina fatigat.
Page 234 - Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the scriptures daily, whether these things were so. Many of them therefore believed ; also of the Greek women of honourable estate, and of men, not a few.
Page 65 - Veneris iustissima cura, Dardanius caput ecce puer detectus honestum, qualis gemma micat, fulvum quae dividit aurum, aut collo decus aut capiti; vel quale per artem 135 inclusum buxo aut Oricia terebintho lucet ebur; fusos cervix cui lactea crines accipit et molli subnectens circulus auro.
Page 261 - Isthmus, now called fProblakas, where Xerxes is said to have cut a canal for his fleet of galleys. This is about a mile and a quarter long, and twenty-five yards across; a measurement not very different from that given by Herodotus * This is the sea polypus, which we often observe beaten by the Greeks to make it tender. Forskal says, ' carnem bene tusam edunt," and an older authority makes mention of this practice IToXwiroof roWerai ToAAaxjf wpos TO TTEWCOV yivivQai, Suidas, — E.
Page 441 - Sin has ne possim naturae accedere partis frigidus obstiterit circum praecordia sanguis, 485 rura mihi et rigui placeant in vallibus amnes, flumina amem silvasque inglorius.
Page 349 - Boeotia had taken the lead, Thessaly was acquiring a degree of importance 'and weight among the states of Greece which it had never possessed in any former period of its history. This was effected, apparently, solely by the energy and ability of Jason, who, from being chief or tyrant of Pherse, had risen to the rank of Tagus, or commander of the Thessalian states.
Page 354 - Towards the north, it joined the great Illyrian and Macedonian ridges of Bora and Scardus, while to the south it was connected with the ramifications of (Eta, and the Italian and Acarnanian mountains.

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