Constitution of Athens; A Revised Text

Constitution of Athens; A Revised Text

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...hold (contrast c. 28 with latter part of c. 39). Nor (y) in certain technical expressions, such as indications of dates, t.g. ti'iin Si l/fre/xf frei eiri TeXcpfoov pxovros (11, 21); constitutional terms, e.g. 17 ssovT) 'Apfiov iriyov (4, jo); and legal phrases, e.g. rcpl rov Somai eavrov if &v (35, 14) and /mtj tfrat eu4)cpor (42, 8). To these may be added 5 (or if) vofui (14, 17; 17, 13). (i) The exceptions are ver)' unevenly distributed. A list of all that occur in the first part (ce. i--41) shows that, at the beginning, clear and undoubted exceptions are very rare: in ce. i--14 3 (omitting c. 7, 21--30), there are only five. In the second part, the first few pages are as free as any in the first part; then cases become more 1 Blass, Praef. xvi--xxv. Also after 17, ef and . frequent, and at the end the rule is almost completely neglected. The author had to insert so many technical expressions that he gave up troubling about the matter. In the first part the more striking exceptions often occur directly after a quotation (c. 31 i). In the first part at least, no conjectural emendation should be accepted which violates hiatus. The rule is much laxer than that of the school of Isocrates. Hence the work was not written by any member of that school. On the other hand there is considerable evidence that it is from the hand of Aristotle himself, for the usage in this matter is very nearly the same as that of some of his best authenticated works1. While it cannot have been written by any of the Isocratean school it exhibits the same familiarity with the works of Isocrates as that displayed by Aristotle..show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236513088
  • 9781236513083