American Journal of Philology

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Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller, Tenney Frank, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Henry Thompson Rowell, Harold Fredrik Cherniss
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1880 - Classical philology
Features articles about literary interpretation and history, textual criticism, historical investigation, epigraphy, religion, linguistics, and philosophy. Serves as a forum for international exchange among classicists and philologists.
 

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Page 265 - The rosolic acid obtained from rosaniline is free, or almost free, from leuco-rosolic acid. Be this, however, as it may, there can be no doubt that rosaniline and carbolic acid give essentially the same product...
Page 248 - Abbott.— HELLENICA. A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry, Philosophy, History, and Religion.
Page 265 - Xp-i)<jTÓTipov, quoniam id genus hominum1 speciem ostentent humanitatis et commodi esse videantur 6 inopibus nummos desiderantibus," idque dixisse ait Hypsicraten quempiam grammaticum, cuius libri sane nobiles sunt super his, quae a Graecis accepta sunt. Sive hoc autem ipse Cloatius sive nescio quis alius nebulo effutivit, nihil potest dici insulsius. 7 "Faenerator
Page 484 - Oxford, is a slab in the shape of a pediment, ' in which there is in basso relievo the figure of a man as big as the life with his arms extended as if he was crucified, but no lower than about his paps is seen, the cornice cutting him off as it were ; and this extension of his arms is called a grecian measure, and over his arm is a grecian foot.
Page 255 - Verrius) opinionein ñeque in hoc ñeque in aliis compluribus refutare minime necesse est, cum propositum habeam ex tanto librorum eius numero intermortua iam et sepulta verba atque ipso saepe confitente nullius usus aut auctoritatis praeterire, et reliqua quam brevissime redigere in libros admodum paucos...
Page 258 - ... principle of competition. He was made tutor to the grandchildren of Augustus and died as an old man in the reign of Tiberius. The remains of his work may still be traced in Quintilian, Gellius, Nonius, Macrobius and other writers4. It appears to have been of the nature of an encyclopaedia, including ' not only lexicographical matter, but much information on points of history, antiquities, and grammar, illustrated by numerous quotations from poets, jurists, historians, old legal documents, and...
Page 469 - Islanders, Finns, Russians, Scandinavians, and Eskimo. The whole is surrounded with the atmosphere of the kingly age of Greece, and the result is the Odyssey, with that unity of plot and variety of character which must have been given by one masterly constructive genius. The date at which the poet of the Odyssey lived may be approximately determined by his consistent descriptions of a peculiar and definite condition of society, which had ceased to exist in the ninth century BC, and of a stage of...
Page 342 - ... which has attained on the whole tire highest grade of inflective structure is practically equivalent to their demonstration for all languages. It will take, at any rate, very strong and direct evidence to convince us that the history of any given family has not been essentially of the same character. The question of the origin of language, as a scientific one, is simply to determine how such human beings as we see and know would possess themselves of such an instrumentality if they received none...
Page 349 - M'CRINDLE. — THE COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION OF THE ERYTHRAEAN SEA. Being a Translation of the Periplus Maris Erythraei, by an Anonymous Writer, and of Arrian's Account of the Voyage of Nearkhos, from the Mouth of the Indus to the Head of the Persian Gulf. With Introduction, Commentary, Notes, and Index.
Page 339 - ... the products of the pre-historic period — the only scientific method. Its argument may be stated thus: 1. through the whole known history of Indo-European speech, combinations of independent elements have been integrated into words and sometimes into forms; and examples of forms of every class and age appear plainly to have been so made ; 2. no material of this sort is seen to have been made in any other way ; 3. there are no forms met with which might not have been made in this way; and hence,...

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