Tables of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures Explain'd and Exemplify'd in Several Dissertations

Tables of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures Explain'd and Exemplify'd in Several Dissertations

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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. 1727 edition. Excerpt: ...a proper occasion here to mention the rewards of Arts and sciences. 'The customary Salary which Princes gave to their Physicians Was 250 Sdlertia, 201 8 l. 4s. 7 al. fstertinius Complained that he had only a Salary of 500 Scstertia, 4oz6 I. 9s, zd. when he had by his private practice 600 Sestertia, 4843 l. 1 5 s. 1 This he made out by reckoning the Houses that aid him; which shews that the Physicians had yearly pensions rom private Families. BOne Veffiur Vtlens, who seems to have been little better than a Student in Physick and Astrology, but familiar with Mcffaina, left Centies HS. 8072. 9"l. zs. 4d. for publick Buildings in his own Country; having spent as much more in the same manner. A 5 Gellius lib. 3. Aristotelem quoque tradi-tios, Albatios, Rubrios; HS Antum est libros paucos Leusippi Philosophi post nua mercede iis fuere apud _Pr_in_c.xpes. f Plm. mortem ejus emisse talentis Atticis tribus. Ea ibid. Stertinius imputavit Prmcipibua quod HS. surnma fit nummi nostri-duo & septuaginta quingenis annuis contentus esset: sexcena enimmillia. i c Diog.Laert. in vita Platonis. tibi quazstu urbis su1sse, _.numerat1 domibu' d Apost. Act. x; Um-doyudx zzrerassa; vevssli-ostendebat. g PLin. i_b1d. Cenues reliAnglice Fiftyflzoujandpicses of Silver. V e Plin. quit muris patriae, moenibus quoque alus, non 'lib. 29. cap. r. Multos praeterea Medicos cele-minori summa exsiructis. bcrrimosque ex iis Cafiios, Calpitanos, Arun 'A Brother os Stertininr, after having spent a great Estate on publick Works, left (as Budceur hasrestored Pliny) Sestertiuni tricem tity, z4z187l. ror. We have an instance of the Fees of one country Gentleman to a Physician amounting to above I 6 ool. ' The rewards of Ora-ters, consideredas such, were greater more

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