The Dawn of Modern Geography; A History of Exploration and Geographical Science ...

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...and of its successes in far distant parts, from India to Socotra, was quite out of the range of the orthodox monk; but this, like all the other indications of partiality for the "Protestantism of the East," may be a survival from an earlier time. The Nestorian merchant may have become an orthodox ascetic. The famous passage where he runs over all the Christian Churches of the world, without a word of condemnation for the Catholics of the West and North; his quotation, in one place, of the very phrase, "Mother of God," on which the whole Nestorian controversy first arose; and his constant use of Catholic divines, point perhaps to this conclusion. Whether schismatic or no, Cosmas made little of the divisions among Christians compared to the gulf which separated them all from the atheists of pagan science. (king or kings), vi. 267, ii. 141, etc. (Adule monument); (5G) Ptolemy, Claudius, iii. 177,182; (57) Pythagoras, iii. 179; (58) Pytheas of Marseilles, ii. 149; (59) Salamon or Solon, xii. 342; (60) Samaritans, v. 262, vi. 271, 272; (61) Severian of Gabala, his Hexsemeron, bks. i. ii. iii. iv. vi. in x. 320, also cf. vii. 292; (62) Socrates, iii. 179; (63) Sopater, merchant, xi. 338; (64) Stephen of Antioch, priest aud mathematician, vi. 264; (65) Syrians, vii. 292; (66) Story-tellers (TeparoAoyof), V. 205, 213; (67) Teucer, lawgiver of Locri, xii. 342; (68) Theodosius of Alexandria, schismatic, x. 331; (69) Theophilus of Alexandria, x. 320; (70) Thomas of Edessa, Catholic of Persia, disciple of Patricius, ii. 125; (71) Timwus the philosopher, xii. 340 (cf. Plato); (72) Timothy the younger of Alexandria, x. 332; (73) Tryphon, xii. 344 adviser of Ptolemy Philadelphus in translation of Septuagint; (74) Xenophanes, ii. 149....show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236982215
  • 9781236982216