A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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William Smith, Charles Anthon
Harper & brothers, 1843 - 1116 pages
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I suspect that since the time of the first review, the book was scanned again.
Now the quality is not exceptional, but text and figures are sufficiently clear.

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Page 208 - And ye shall be holy men unto me: neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.
Page 50 - They bound themselves by an oath that ' they would destroy no city of the Amphictyons, nor cut off their streams in war or peace ; and if any should do so, they would march against him and destroy his cities; and should any pillage the property of the god, or be privy to, or plan anything against what was in his temple at Delphi, they would take vengeance on him with hand, and foot, and voice, and all their might
Page 104 - Each legion was divided into ten cohorts, each cohort into three maniples, and each maniple into two...
Page 126 - The chief duties of augurs were to observe and report supernatural signs. They were also the repositories of the ceremonial law, and had to advise on the expiation of prodigies and other matters of religious observance. The sources of their art were threefold: first, the formulas and traditions of the college, which in ancient times met on the nones of every month ; secondly, the...
Page 259 - With us practically, if not in theory, the essential object of a state hardly embraces more than the protection of life and property. The Greeks, on the other hand, had the most vivid conception of the state as a whole, every part of which was to co-operate to some great end to which all other duties were considered as subordinate.
Page 164 - Ep. 75) alludes to a person who married in order to comply with the law. That which was caducum came, in the first place, to those among the heredes who had children ; and if the heredes had no children, it came among those of the legatees who had children. The law gave the jus accrescendi, that is, the right to the caducum as far as the third degree of consanguinity, both ascending and descending (Ulp. Frag.

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