Res Gestae

Res Gestae

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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. 1609 edition. Excerpt: ...quos appellant Sogdios. Intcr quos amnes duo fluunt navium capacissimi, Araxatcs & S Dymas, qui per iuga vallesque precipites in eampestrem planiciem decurren tes, Oxiam nomine paludem emciunt longe lateque diffusarru. Hic inter alia oppida celebrantur, Alexandria, & Tribatra,& Drepsametropolis. His contigui sunc Saca? natio fera, squalentia incolens loca, solo pecori fructu-10 osa, idco nec civitatibus culta_i: cui Ascanimia mons imminet, & Comedus. Praeter quorum radiees, & vicum quem Lithinon pyrgon appellant, iter longissimum patetmercatoribus pervium, ad Seras subinde commearitibus. Circa defectus & crepidines montium, quos Imavos & Tapurios vo-1$ cant, Scythe sunt intra Persicos fines, Asianis contermini Sarmatis, Alanorumquelatus tangentes extremum. Qui velut agentes quodaminseceslu, coalitiquesolitudincperintervalladisperiuuntlonga, adsueti victu vili & paupertino. Et gentes quidem varia? hos incolunt tractus, quas nunc recen-20 ierealioproperans superfluum puto. Illudtamenscicndum, inter has nationes pene ob asperitatem nimiam inacceflas, homines efle quosdam mites & pios h ut Iaxarta? sunt & Galactophagi, quorum meminit vates Homerus in hoc versu. Inter flumina vero multa, quai.per has terras, vel potioribus iungit natura, vel lapsu post trahit in mare r R mnus celebris est & Iaxartes,& Talicus.Civitates.autem non nisi tres solas habere noscuntur, Aspabota,& Cauriana,& Saga. Vitra ha?c utriusqj Scythiae loca, contra.orientalem plagam in orbis spe-30 cicmeonserta? celforum aggerum.iummitates ambiunt Seras, ubertate regionum & amplkudine circumspectos: ab occidentalilatere Scythis adnexos: ..."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123653218X
  • 9781236532183