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Origines Kalendariae Hellenicae (Paperback) Loot Price: R698
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Origines Kalendariae Hellenicae (Paperback): Edward Greswell

Origines Kalendariae Hellenicae (Paperback)

Edward Greswell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...such an etymology is unexceptionable; that such an adjective as K&pvuos or Kapvftoi would be regularly derivable from Kapvos; and that, if we accept the tradition which accompauied the etymology, we have in both a natural and consistent explanation of the name both of the Carnean Apollo and of the Carnean solemnity. Now, though objections might certainly be made to some of the particulars in the preceding accounts, which, at this distance of time, and in the absence of all further information relating to the same subject, it would not be easy to answer; yet on the whole, it may be fairly maintained that nothing is discoverable in them which may not have been founded in fact. They are consistent with all that is known at present of the history of the return. It is agreed that the last, and only successful, attempt of this kind, was made in the third generation from Hercules; and Hippotes, to whom the death of Camus was attributed, stood third in descent from Hercules. It is agreed also that, for this act, he in particular was banished by the rest of the Heraclidae--and that circumstance of his personal history was attested by the name of his son, who afterwards reigned at Corinth; born during his exile, while he was still a wanderer, and therefore called 'aatjtjjs, or the wanderer. It is agreed too that this last invasion of the Peloponnese by the Heraclidae was made by sea, across the gulf of Corinth, from the opposite coast of iEtolia; and that the ships which were wanted for this purpose were built at Naupactus, so called from that circumstance itself: and this Camus, the subject of the violence of Hippotes, was an Acarnanian also, and came by his death, through this act of Hippotes, while the Heraclidae and he were still on the...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Edward Greswell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 234
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-09598-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-155-09598-7
Barcode: 9781155095981

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