An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &C. with a General in

An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &C. with a General in

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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. 1747 edition. Excerpt: ...to sodomy, and having their wo-Tbeirthree men in common ]. They made feasts at the death of their tribe. relations; and if a sick man was forbid the use of wine and recovered, he was nevertheless put to death for it; but all this is to be understood of the ancient Locri before they had been civilized with the rest of Greece. Their chief city was Amphijsa, situate on the Evenus. Herodotus calls it Amphicea, and the inhabitants Amphi'caioi or Ampbicei. It was afterwards taken by the Phocians, and destroyed with the rest of the Phocian cities in the holy war formerly mentioned, and when it was rebuilt, Pausanias tells us it took the name of Ophitea, if the text has not been cor h De his vid. Ptolom. Strab. Mela, Cluver. & al. sup. citat. Pausan. Achaic. c 33. & Phocid. 38. + Tyr. Max. Athen. Heracl. & al. AELiAN.Var. 1. ii. c. 37. '" was, that the latter shaved perly be writ xo-i. We have the forepart of their heads, and nothing material concerning the others did not. Again, some this nation, except their conderive the name of C.uretes stant wars with the AEtolians, from the mount Curias i and at least during this epocha. The others from the Greek Kvm mai-remainder of their history will be dens, because they affected to go best seen in that of Epirtts, of drest like young women, though which they afterwards became a "1 this latter sense it should pro-province, S 3 rupted Epicne-rupted by his transcribersk (E). Epicnemidian Loerians were Median the only ones of all the three, who had aright to fend deLocri. pUties to the grand Amphiclyonian court ntDelphos. Their metropolis was Tbronium, mentioned by Homer, Ptolomy, and other ancient authors '. They had another city called Cnemis, built at the foot of the mount of.show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123663134X
  • 9781236631343