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Fourth Book (Paperback) Loot Price: R310
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Fourth Book (Paperback): Thucydides
Fourth Book (Paperback): Thucydides

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Thucydides

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...with 'kd-qvaluv is to be noticed: see note on ch. 18, 11. 5. irapd pao-iXe'ws--from the Persian court. /Sai7XeiJs, without an article, is commonly used to denote the Persian sovereign: ii. 62, oft-e fiacrikeiis ovre aXXo oiSiv (6vos=neither the Persians nor any other nation: cf. i. 18 etc. 8. xeTa7pai(dp.cvoi--'having caused to be transcribed' we have the act. i. 132, ineraypaxf/ai n, 'to make some alteration'. Ik T5v 'A(ro-vpCv-ypaiidTiv--'i.e. the cuneiform characters, which the Persians employed in their public inscriptions (Hdt. iv. 87), as here in a public document. They were, in various forms, the common alphabet of several languages' (Jowett). See also Poppo and Arnold. Here 'transcription' no doubt implies a translation. 11. iroXXuy iX66vruv--at the beginning of the war we find the Lacedaemonians preparing to send envoys to the Persians and other flapf3a.pot (ii. 7); and in 430 a body of Peloponnesian ambassadors on their way to Persia were seized in Thrace and given up to the Athenians (ii. 67). 12. ra$te Xfytiv--so in vi. 21 the Mss. reading is dfiox Spav, where Arnold inserts n. 18. irxfai--'they must send', as if KeXeueie had gone before. A similar construction to that found in treaties etc.: of. ch. 16, 5. ib. us awov--referring to the primary subject, sc. paoiMa. When two subjeots are expressed or implied, the former is often denoted by the oblique cases of aMs, when in Latin we or to alter the reading to rijs xXXi)s irapao-icevTJs, giving the same meaning. Arnold regards the text as a mixture of two constructions, connecting the dat. with what follows, as if the words ran vavai re (vavs yap einropla Tv Trouia&at ic.r.X.) Kal ry (iXXfl irapcuTKevy. Instead of wapaaKtvy the manuscript authority is in favour of...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Thucydides
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-02914-6
Barcode: 9781230029146
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Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-230-02914-1

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