Cornelii Nepotis Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum; Or, Cornelius Nepos's Lives of the Excellent Commanders

Cornelii Nepotis Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum; Or, Cornelius Nepos's Lives of the Excellent Commanders

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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. 1773 edition. Excerpt: ... % Mantinea, when he pressed very boldly upon the Enemies with his Army in Bat 1 alia, being known by the Lacedamonians, because they pntabant salutem, universi in unum impetum secerunt neque prius abscesserunt, quam magna caede, facta, multisque occisis, fortistime jpsum Epaminondam pugnantem, sparo eminus pcrcusium, concidere viderunt. Hujus casu aliquantum retardati sunt B otii; neque tamen prius pugna cxcesse-r runt, quam repugnantes pro.fligarunt. At Epaminondas, quum animadverteret morti serum se vulnus accepjsse, simulque, si serrum, quod ex hastili in corpore remanserat, extraxisset, animam statim amiflurum; usque ed retinuit, quoad renunciatum est, Vicisse B otios. Id postquam audivit, Satis, inquit, vixi; invictus enim morior. Tum serro extracto, coofsestim exanimatus est. Though some pretend to desend the vulgar Reading here, pericu/o; yet I cannot forbear thinking it to be a Mistake for sepulchre, or some other word of like Import. f A Country of Peloponnesus bordering upon Laconia to the Westward.' X A City of Arcadia in Peloponnesus, Cap. X. Hie nunquam duxit; quum reprehenderetur a Pelopida, qui silium habebat insamem; maleque eum in eo patriae consulere diceret, quod liberos non relinqueret: Vide, inquit, ne tu. pejiis confabs, qui taiem ex te natum relicturus sis. Neque vero stirps mihi potest deesii; namque ex me natam relinquo pugnam Leuctricam, quae non modo mihi superftes, sed etiam immortalis sit, necesseest. Quo tempore, duce Pelopida, exuks Thebas they thought the Saving of their Country depended upon the DejlruSiion of him alone, they all made an Attack upon him only: nor did they depart, till, having made a great Slaughter, and killed many, theysaw Epaminondas himself, fighting veryshow more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123686607X
  • 9781236866073