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Plutarch: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans

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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. As geographers, Sosius, crowd into the edges of their maps parts of the world which they do not know about, adding notes in the margin to the effect, that beyond this lies nothing but sandy deserts full of wild beasts, unapproachable bogs, Scythian ice, or a frozen sea, so, in this work of mine, in which I have compared the lives of the greatest men with one another, after passing through those periods which probable reasoning can reach to and real history find a footing in, I might very well say of those that are farther off, Beyond this there is nothing but prodigies and fictions, the only inhabitants are the poets and inventors of fables; there is no credit, or certainty any farther. Yet, after publishing an account of Lycurgus the lawgiver and Numa the king, I thought I might, not without reason, ascend as high as to Romulus, being brought by my history so near to his time. Considering therefore with mysel

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Titel: Plutarch: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans
Autoren/Herausgeber: Plutarch, Arthur Hugh Clough

ISBN/EAN: 9782819928201

Seitenzahl: 3.029
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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