Αναζήτηση Εικόνες Χάρτες Play YouTube Ειδήσεις Gmail Drive Περισσότερα »
Είσοδος
Βιβλία Βιβλία 1 - 10 από 42 για Next to prowess in arms, it is regarded as the greatest proof of manly excellence....
" Next to prowess in arms, it is regarded as the greatest proof of manly excellence to be the father of many sons. Every year the king sends rich gifts to the man who can show the largest number: for they hold that number is strength. "
The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and ... - Σελίδα 214
των Herodotus - 1859
Πλήρης προβολή - Σχετικά με αυτό το βιβλίο

The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Τόμος 1

Herodotus - 1862 - 2079 σελίδες
...(lowing robe. At Persepolis and CHAP. 134-136. NUMBER OF SONS. 221 they wear the Egyptian breastplate.4 As soon as they hear of any luxury, they instantly...learnt unnatural lust from the Greeks. Each of them lias several wives, and a still larger number of concubines. 136. Next to prowess in arms, it is regarded...

Notes and Queries

1862
...want of Children; and, indeed," &c.— The SamNer,So. 69. Herodotus observes of the Persians : — " Next to prowess in arms, it is regarded as the greatest...proof of manly excellence to be the father of many sons. Every year the king sends rich gifts to the man .who can show the largest number* : for they...

The European and Asiatic Races...

Dadabhai Naoroji - 1866 - 32 σελίδες
...authority lays the blame upon the Greeks themselves, for Herodotus tells us, " as soon as they (Persians) hear of any luxury they instantly make it their own,...several wives and a still larger number of concubines." It appears, then, that we have to thank our good friends, the European Greeks, for this unnatural lust....

The quest of the chief good: expository lectures on Ecclesiastes, with a new ...

Samuel Cox - 1868 - 320 σελίδες
...houses, became as * " There is no nation which so readily adopts foreign customs as the Persians. ... As soon as they hear of any luxury they instantly make it their own. . . . Each of them has several wires, and a still larger number of concubines." — Herodotus, Book...

The History of Herodotus. A new Engl. version, ed. with notes by G ..., Τόμος 1

George Rawlinson - 1875
...the old A. (Median.) B. (Penian.) 262 NUMBER OF SONS. BOOK I. they wear the Egyptian breastplate.9 As soon as they hear of any luxury, they instantly...proof of manly excellence, to be the father of many sons.1 Every year the king sends rich gifts to the man who can show the largest number : for they hold...

Bible Lands: Their Modern Customs and Manners Illustrative of Scripture

Henry John Van-Lennep - 1875 - 832 σελίδες
...as the Persians. Thus they have taken the dress of the Medcs, considering it superior to their own. As soon as they hear of any luxury, they instantly make it their own." — HERODOTUS, bk. i.. chap. 135. at the siege of Troy, was continued by Xerxes and Alexander, the...

BIBLE LANDS: THEIR MODERN CUSTOMS AND MANNERS ILLUSTRATIVE OF SCRIPTURE.

REV. HENRY J. VAN-LENNEP, D.D. - 1875
...as the Persians. Thus they have taken the dress of the Medes, considering it superior to their own. As soon as they hear of any luxury, they instantly make it their own." — HERODOTUS, bk. i., chap. 135. THE INMATES OF THE HOUSE. at the siege of Troy, was continued by...

Wine Among the Ancient Persians: A Lecture Delivered the 2nd of June, 1888

Sir Jivanji Jamshedji Modi - 1888 - 16 σελίδες
...theGreeks. "Thereisno nation," says Herodotus, " which so readily adopts foreign customs as the Persians As soon as they hear of any luxury they instantly make it their own." Xenophon, praising the moderation of the Persians at the time of their first institution under Cyrus,...

From Homer to Theocritus: A Manual of Greek Literature

Edward Capps - 1901 - 476 σελίδες
...first deliberation, but in this case they always reconsider the matter under the influence of wine Next to prowess in arms, it is regarded as the greatest...proof of manly excellence to be the father of many sons. Every year the king sends rich gifts to the man who can show the largest number; for they hold...

Readings in Ancient History: Greece and the East

William Stearns Davis - 1912
...of the Medes, considering it superior to their own ; and in war they wear the Egyptian breastplate. As soon as they hear of any luxury, they instantly make it their own. Each of them has several wives, and a still larger number of concubines. Next to prowess in arms, it...




  1. Η βιβλιοθήκη μου
  2. Βοήθεια
  3. Σύνθετη Αναζήτηση Βιβλίων
  4. Λήψη ePub
  5. Λήψη PDF