The Classical World Volume 12

The Classical World Volume 12

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...feudal Europe, while their ruined castles still dominate the length of the country. I have one practical purpose in presenting this paper, without which I should not have imposed my topic upon you. As a Semitist and Orientalist in my studies I would take this opportunity to press upon you the point that Syria is a land for the Classicists as well as for the Semitists. We may in driving down the archaeological spade strike the original Semitic substratum, but as often possibly not. But, wherever the archaeologist goes, there are the remains of the Graeco-Roman civilization, rich spoils for you scholars. That Syrian province is part of your world, woven into its web and woof by the spirit of Greece and the strong hand of Rome. The garment has indeed been rent, but then it is only with fragments of the past that we students can ever deal. If I as a provincial make appeal for my Syria, do not be so provincial as to reject my plea. It was a Syrian provincial, a Jew of Tarsus but a Roman citizen, who made his appeal unto Caesar, and he got his hearing in Rome'. UNIVERSITY or PENNSYLVANIA. JAMES A-11oNTG0MERY CLASSICAL ARTICLES IN NON-CLASSICAL PERIODICALS II American Historical Rcview--October. The Extraordinary Commands from 80 to 8 B.C.: A Study in the Origins of the Principate, Arthur. R. Book. The American Schoolmaste: r----Nov. i5. Tantalus--The Greatest Sufierer in the World. 0. O. Norris. Art and Archaeology--July-August, The _Boscoreale Frescoes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gisela M. A. Richter; Rome and une. Grant Showerrnan: The Tomb of Virgil, Francis W. elsey' Hadrian's Villa. Norman Henry. Educational Rcents5view--September, Latin as _a Utility. Albert S. Perlins.--October. Our Common Latin Heritage. Frank Gardneshow more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937759
  • 9781236937759