School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 9

School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 9

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... connected with prehistoric archaeology in Eastern Spain. In sculpture the year has not added much to our knowledge, but the most important find in Greece, says Mr. A. Wace, is that of the archaic " Apollos " at Sunium, and of work concerning sculpture the most valuable is Dickins' determination of the date of Damophon. Mrs. Strong's History of Roman Sculpture is characterised as " an extremely valuable book," but " if anything is missed in the book, it is a central idea to trace the history and development of Roman sculpture." The death of Prof. Furtwangler is a serious loss to this branch of learning. In numismatics we have in Gaebler's M akedonia und Paionia an admirable fresh instalment of the Berlin Corpus Nummorun (Reimer). Mr. Farnell, who treats Greek mythology and religion, has praise for the excavations of the British School on the site of the temple of Artemis Orthia at Sparta, and finds in Mr. R. M. Dawkins' recent travel in Thrace clear proof for the first time of goat-men dancing a serious tragedy. The word Tpayrpdia on this evidence would certainly appear to mean the song of the goat-men. Ancient Legends of Roman History, by Ettore Pais is, according to Mr. Warde Fowler, a book which undermines the reader's confidence in his author. Greek inscriptions are dealt with by Mr. Marcus Tod, and Latin Edited by SCHOOL: A MONTHLY RECORD OF inscriptions briefly, but adequately for those who are not specialists, by Mr. Haverfield. A special feature in Greek history is the abundance of monographs on individual nations or cities, such as Sparta, Pergamum, and Sinope; and military history has been copiously discussed. On Roman history no book of first-class importance has...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236746309
  • 9781236746306