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A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged From the Larger ...
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Page 366 - Commentaries on the Gallic War, and the First Book of the Greek Paraphrase; with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, Plans of Battles, Sieges, &c., and Historical, Geographical, and Archaeological Indexes.
Page 367 - JEneid of Virgil. With English Notes, critical and explanatory, a Metrical Clavis, and an Historical, Geographical, and Mythological Index.
Page 369 - Classical Dictionary. Containing an Account of the principal Proper Names mentioned in Ancient Authors, and intended to elucidate all the important Points connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts...
Page 305 - Kipxic, the comb, the teeth of which were inserted between the threads of the warp, and thus made by a forcible impulse to drive the threads of the woof close together .... Among us the office of the comb is executed with greater ease and effect by the reed, lay, or batten.
Page 201 - The poet here alludes to what was technically called a malledm. The term denoted a hammer, the transverse head of which was formed for holding pitch and tow, which, having been set on fire, was projected slowly, so that it might not be extinguished during its flight, upon houses and other buildings, in order to set them on fire, and which was, therefore, commonly used in sieges, naval battles, &c.
Page 6 - Hirt. viii, 8) show that other instances had occurred before. A person on passing from one gens into another, and taking the name of his new familia, generally retained the name of his old gens also, with the addition to it of the termination -anus (Cic.
Page 365 - Latin Versification. In a Series of Progressive Exercises, including Specimens of Translation from English and German Poetry into Latin Verse. 12mo, Sheep extra, 75 cents. A KEY to the Above is published, which may be obtained by Teachers.
Page 40 - Pliny,' as having the twofaced head of Janus on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other (whence the expression used by Roman boys in tossing up, capita out navim').