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Page 245 - Hue, ubi praesonuit sollemni tibia cantu, It per velatas annua pompa vias. Ducuntur niveae populo plaudente iuvencae, Quas aluit campis herba Falisca suis...
Page 287 - feminine weakness," he writes, "therefore she was not * CGS 1. 284. born in the ordinary way; this might have been if Zeus swallowed her mother. Afterwards, as this swallowing story gained ground, it received a new explanation, namely, that Zeus swallowed Metis to prevent her bearing any more children, as a son would else be born stronger than he.
Page 141 - Circa hoc templum quercus immanis fuisse dicitur, ex cuius radicibus fons manabat, qui suo murmure instinctu deorum diversis oracula reddebat: quae murmura anus Pclias nomine interprétala hominibus disserehat.
Page 419 - Amazonum proelium caelavit intumescente ambitu, in parmae eiusdem concava parte deorum et Gigantum dimicationes in soleis vero Lapitharum et Centaurorum. adeo momenta omnia capacia artis illi fuere.
Page ix - Greek religion was, on the whole, sober and sane. An emotional exposition of it may be of great value for the purposes of literature ; but for the purposes of science it is best to exhibit the facts, as far as possible, in a dry light.
Page 144 - I 21 § 1 apud Cyprios humanam hostiam lovi Teucrus immolavit idque sacrificium posteris tradidit: quod est nuper Hadria.no imperante.
Page 388 - Esse viros fama est in Hyperborea Pallene, Qui soleant levibus velari corpora plumis, Cum Tritoniacam novies subiere paludem. Haud equidem credo: sparsae quoque membra veneno 360 Exercere artes Scythides memorantur easdem.
Page viii - Five volumes. - 8vo (9 x 6j), with 235 plates. A work which ' aims at giving a complete account of the names and ideas that were attached, and the ceremonies that were consecrated, by the Greek States to their chief divinities '. The State-cults represented throughout a long period what was strongest and most attractive in the popular religion, and therefore their history is the main exposition of the Greek religion and reflects the life...