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Page 253 - THE HISTORY OF GREECE. By Prof. Dr. ERNST CURTIUS. Translated by Adolphus William Ward, MA, Fellow of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, Prof, of History in Owen's College, Manchester. Five volumes, crown 8vo. Price per set, $10.00. " We cannot express our opinion of Dr. Curtius' book better than by saying that it may be fitly ranked with Theodor Mommsen's great work."—London Spectator.
Page 251 - FROM THE EARLIEST TIME TO THE PERIOD OF ITS DECLINE. By Dr. THEODOR MOMMSEN. Translated, with the author's sanction and additions, by the Rev. WP DICKSON, Regius Professor of Biblical Criticism in the University of Glasgow, late Classical Examiner in the University of St.
Page 252 - ... it ; of early social life, the religions, mythologies, and folk-tales, and of the history of writing. The present edition contains about one hundred pages of new matter, embodying the results of the latest researches. " A fascinating manual. In its way, the work is a model of what a popular scientific work should be.
Page 251 - A work of the very highest merit ; its learning is exact and profound ; its narrative full of genius and skill ; its descriptions of men are admirably vivid. We wish to place on record our opinion that Dr. Mommsen's is by far the best history of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Commonwealth.
Page 252 - MANUAL OF MYTHOLOGY. For the Use of Schools, Art Students, and General Readers. Founded on the Works of Petiscus, Preller, and Welcker. By ALEXANDER S. MURRAY, Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities. British Museum. With 45 Plates on tinted paper, representing more than 90 Mythological Subjects.
Page 250 - I regard the work as a very valuable treatment of the great movements of history during the Middle Ages, and as one destined to be extremely helpful to young students. ' ' BOSTON HERALD :—" Professor Adams admirably presents the leading features of a thousand years of social, political, and religious development in the history of the world. It is valuable from beginning to end.
Page 240 - EPOCHS OF ANCIENT HISTORY, A SERIES OF BOOKS NARRATING THE HISTORY OF GREECE AND ROME, AND OF THEIR KELA TIONS TO OTHER COUNTRIES AT SUCCESSIVE EPOCHS.
Page 244 - It is written with great clearness and simplicity of style, and is as attractive an account as has ever been given in brief of one of the most interesting periods of Roman History.
Page 249 - Admirably adapted to interest school boys, and older heads will find it pleasant reading." — New York Tribune. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION, AND FIRST EMPIRE. By WILLIAM O'CONNOR MORRIS. With Appendix by ANDREW D. WHITE, LL.D., ex-President of Cornell University. ' ' We have long needed a simple compendium of this period, and we have here one which is brief enough to be easily run through with, and yet particular enough to make entertaining reading.