What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
12th century admiration Aeneas Aeneid allegory already ancient Anth antiquity appears Asconius Pedianus atque Augustan Augustus belong biography Bucolics Cassiodorus character Christ Christian Cicero classical commentary connection contemporary culture Dante Dante's Donatus Eclogue enim Ennius entirely epic etiam fact fame feeling Fronto Fulgentius Gellius Georgics Gervasius Gesch grammar grammarians Greek Hence Homer Horace idea influence interpolated Italian Italy language Latin learning literary literature Macrobius magician Maronis matter medieval mention merely middle ages name of Vergil Naples nature Neapolitan notices orator origin Ovid pagan passages period Philol philosophical poem poet poeta poetical poetry popular Puteoli quae quam quia Quintilian quod quoted regarded rhetoric Roman Rome says scholars schools secular seqq Servius speak Statins story Suetonius sunt tion tradition various Verg Vergil Vergilian legends Vergilium Vergilius verses Vide words writers
Page 324 - Ora si va con motti e con iscede A predicare, e pur che ben si rida, Gonfia il cappuccio, e pił non si richiede.
Page ix - PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION. THE object of this work is to show how the States of Europe have gained the form and character which they possess at the present moment.
Page 16 - De Aenea quidem meo, si mehercle iam dignum auribus haberem tuis, libenter mitterem, sed tanta inchoata res est, ut paene vitio mentis tantum opus ingressus mihi videar, cum praesertim, ut scis, alia quoque studia ad id opus multoque potiora impertiar (1).
Page 13 - ... et tamen ille tuae felix Aeneidos auctor contulit in Tyrios arma virumque toros, 535 nee legitur pars ulla magis de corpore toto, quam non legitimo foedere iunctus amor.
Page 16 - Et hercule ut illi naturae caelesti atque immortali cesserimus, ita curae et diligentiae vel ideo in hoc plus est, quod ei fuit magis laborandum ; et quantum eminentibus vincimur fortasse aequalitate pensamus.
Page 174 - ... they further demanded that history as a whole should be regarded in a special and peculiar manner of their own. Christianity, when it arose from Judaism, had merely enlarged the limits of the latter by putting every man into that relation with God which was before claimed as the exclusive right of the Jew alone and making the ' In exitu Israel de Aegypto ' the symbolical hymn of ransomed humanity. As a whole, the idea of a divine Redeemer and the fruitful labours of his apostles led naturally...
Page 29 - Cui tradas, Lupe, filium magistro quaeris sollicitus diu rogasque. omnes grammaticosque rhetorasque devites moneo: nihil sit illi 5 cum libris Ciceronis aut Maronis, famae Tutilium suae relinquat; si versus facit, abdices poetam.
Page 153 - Si quis in hoc artem populo non novit amandi me legat et lecto carmine doctus amet.
Page 131 - All that remained of classical rhetoric, properly speaking, was the configuration, the terminology, certain definitions, and especially that part relating to tropes and figures which had already in ancient times formed the connecting link between rhetoric and grammar, the former thereby becoming as it were a sort of appendix of the latter.