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The Classical Weekly Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
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The Classical Weekly Volume 3 (Paperback): Classical Association of States

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Classical Association of States

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...by A. W. Van Buren, 84-262; Inscriptions from Rome and Central Italy, by James C. Egbert, 263-290. There is a brief index, 291-293. There are 41 illustrations in the text. Of these 18 show arches at various places; the remainder picture some of the inscriptions discussed by Professor Egbert. There is also, in connection with Mr. Allen's paper, a Plan Indicating the Relative Rank of Officers in the Roman Army. Mr. Allen's paper analyzes and tabulates the system of promotion that obtained in the Roman Army in the first three Christian centuries; all branches of the army have been subjected to thorough study, a study which rests throughout entirely on epigraphical sources. We now have clear evidence of a cursus honorum militaris corresponding to the wellknown civil cursus honorum. Of Mr. Curtis's article I prefer not to speak, because it awaits action by the classical faculty of Columbia University as Mr. Curtis's dissertation for his doctor's degree. Mr. Van Buren's paper, which occupies the bulk of the book (180 out of 290 pages) is at once the paper which called for most labor and which will appeal to the smallest circle of students; to the latter, however, it will be of the first importance. Part of the author's prefatory note deserves to be quoted: The transcription and introduction here presented are the result of an agreement made in the year 1903 between the Vatican Library and the American School of Classical Studies in Rome. At that time the Vatican Library suggested that, as its publication in facsimile of the palimpsest of Cicero's De Re Publico was not to be accompanied by a transcription of the under writing, the School would be doing a useful work if it should prepare such a transcription, with an introduction treating of the subjects which were...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Classical Association of States
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-73003-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-73003-4
Barcode: 9781130730036

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