A Greek Reader; Containing Selections from Various Authors Adapted to Sophocles's and Kuhner's Grammars. with Notes and a Lexicon, for the Use of Schools and Academies

A Greek Reader; Containing Selections from Various Authors Adapted to Sophocles's and Kuhner's Grammars. with Notes and a Lexicon, for the Use of Schools and Academies

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...S. 186. 2; K. 159. 3 (6).--: --T7js r)n4pas is the partitive genitive, the rest of the day. 6--10. Aapio-oo. These ruins are supposed by Ainsworth and other modern travellers, to occupy the site of the ancient Resen cf the Scriptures (Gen. 10: 12). To Ttoaoiov, anciently, is an adverbial accusative phrase. fyos, height. Toh St Kvkov T rrepioSos, the whole distance around; literally, the circuit of the circle. irXfy&ois nepafiiais, bricks made of potter's clay. 11--14. rairrnv is the object of ie7y. Itoiookuiv denotes the means or manner S. 225. 3. Wy Sk ref cAij TrpoKoAttyacm. This obscuration of the Bun was probably an eclipse, the cause of which 47 being unknown to the inhabitants, was attributed to a cloud. An illustration of the terror anciently inspired by eclipses, is furnished in the consternation of Nicias and his troops, at an eclipse of the moon, when they were just ready to leave Syracuse. Zonaras relates, that Hannibal was terrified by an eclipse of the sun before the battle of Zama, For the maimer in which Columbus wrought upon the fears of the Indians, by predicting an eclipse of the moon, cf. Irving's Columbus, vol. ii. p. 144. Q4itov, sc. Tv T6iv. Cf. tpfifiri, 1. 6. Kal ourws edw, and thus it was taken. k&Ku, 2 aor. act. with pass, signification from 'AA.IMl. S. 1S3; K $122. 1. 14--16. irapa rairriv Tv ir6Xiv, near this city. Tvpa/its, pyramid. "Quae figura apud geometras ideo sic apellatur, quod ad ignis speciem, Tou vvp6s, ut nos dicimus, extenuatur in conum." Amm. Marcell. XXII. 15. M Taints, upon this, i. e. the pyramid. It served as a kind of fortress. 20--22. T-?xoj, castle. irpis ry v6u, near the city. A fortress like this being usually built for the defence of some city, ...show more

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