Cornelius Nepos, With Notes, Historical And Explanatory

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byCornelius Nepos

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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. 1871 Excerpt: ... how ever, he ordered the galleys which followed the Athenians to tho op posite shore, as soon as the latter should have landed and become scattered over the country, to return, and in the middle of the channel to hoist a shield. When this signal was raised, he ordered the whole fleet to push across at its utmost stretcii ol ipecd. Of the six Athenian generals, Conon alone vas on the waich, and observed the enemy's approach. His own galley and eight others, including the Paralus, were soon manned; but this only enabled them to make their escape. The crews of the rest were too far offto be recalled by the signal which he gave, and Lysander found the ships nearly empty, and took possession of them, while Thorax, who commanded the land forces, scoured the country with his troops, and made tin greater part of the men prisoners. V3. Factiosus audaxque. "A factious and bold man." Factiosus properly means one who stands at the head of a party, and has a large number of followers. Here, however, it is employed to designatf a man of turbulent and intriguing spirit, one who is eager aftei power. (Daehne, ad loe.) It is said that, urged by ambitious hopes Lysander meditated a scheme for abolishing the hereditary right ol the descendants of Hercules, and rendering the Spartan throne elect ive, and that he had tampered largely with different oracles to pro mote this scheme.--Ejus opera. "By his means."--Perveuerinl On this use of the perfect, consult notes on Vit. Milt., chapter v., § 2 v4. Dictilassent. "Had frequently asserted." Observe the force of the frequentative verb.--Impotentem dominalionem. "The outra geous tyranny." Impotens is properly said of one who is deficieD in power over himself, his desires, &c. When ap...

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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. 1871 Excerpt: ... how ever, he ordered the galleys which followed the Athenians to tho op posite shore, as soon as the latter should have landed ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:May 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217193110

ISBN - 13:9780217193115

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