By T. Corsten

ISBN-10: 0199567433

ISBN-13: 9780199567430

A Lexicon of Greek own Names bargains students a entire directory of all named participants from the traditional Greek-speaking international. the knowledge wanted has been compiled from all written assets, literary, epigraphical, papyrological, and numismatic, inside a chronological variety from the 8th century BC to nearly six hundred advert; the geographical limits fit using the Greek language in antiquity, from Asia Minor to the Western Mediterranean, the Black Sea to
North Africa. With the current quantity, LGPN strikes into Asia Minor (modern Turkey), to the components of Pontos, Bithynia, Mysia, the Troad, Aiolis, Ionia, and Lydia. Asia Minor is very attention-grabbing because it differs from such a lot different areas coated up to now in its ethnic and cultural variety. own names
are recognized in abundance from just about all cultures to be present in this sector, they usually hence play a well known position within the research of ethnicity and acculturation.

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Mais j'avoue qu'il y faudrait de l'adresse et de la dépense, afin de proportionner ces fontaines, et faire que les liqueurs y sautassent si haut, que ces figures pussent être vues de fort loin par tout un peuple, sans que l'artifice s'en découvrît. * Comment on peut faire Paraître des signes dans le ciel qui semblent des prodiges.

En sorte qu'on pourrait disposer par ordre plusieurs fontaines, dans lesquelles y ayant diverses de ces liqueurs, on y verrait par leur moyen toute une grande partie du ciel pleine des couleurs de l'iris : à savoir en faisant que les liqueurs dont la réfraction serait la plus grande, fussent les plus proches des spectateurs, et qu'elles ne s'élevassent point si haut, qu'elles empêchassent la vue de celles qui seraient derrière. Puis, à cause que, fermant une partie des trous ABC, on peut faire disparaître telle partie de l'iris RR qu'on veut, sans ôter les autres, il est aisé à entendre que, tout de même, ouvrant et fermant à propos les trous de ces diverses fontaines, on pourra faire que ce qui paraîtra coloré ait la figure d'une croix, Ou d'une colonne, ou de quelque autre chose qui donne sujet d'admiration.

Mais j'avoue qu'il y faudrait de l'adresse et de la dépense, afin de proportionner ces fontaines, et faire que les liqueurs y sautassent si haut, que ces figures pussent être vues de fort loin par tout un peuple, sans que l'artifice s'en découvrît. * Comment on peut faire Paraître des signes dans le ciel qui semblent des prodiges.

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