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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 13 13 Browse Search
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 3 3 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
Titus Livius (Livy), Ab Urbe Condita, books 40-42 (ed. Evan T. Sage, Ph.D. and Alfred C. Schlesinger, Ph.D.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK XXI. AN ACCOUNT OF FLOWERS. AND THOSE USED FOR CHAPLETS MORE PARTICULARLY., CHAP. 109. (34.)—AN EXPLANATION OF GREEK TERMS RELATIVE TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. (search)
also B. xxv. c. 5. Foreign Authors Quoted.—Theophrastus,See end of B. iii. Democritus,See end of B. ii. Orpheus,See end of B. xx. Pythagoras,See end of B. ii. Mago,See end of B. viii. MenanderSee end of B. xix. who wrote the Biochresta, Nicander,See end of B. viii. Homer, Hesiod,See end of B. vii. Musmæus,An alleged disciple of Orpheus, and probably as fabulous a personage. Many works, now lost, passed under his name. Sophocles,One of the most celebrated of the Greek tragic writers; born B.C. 495. Of his 127 tragedies, only seven have come down to us. Anaxilaüs.A Pythagorean philosopher, a native of one of the cities called Larissa. Being accused of magical practices, he was banished from the city of Rome by the Emperor Augustus. The explanation of these charges is, that he probably possessed a superior knowledge of natural philosophy. See B. xxv. c. 95. B. xxxiii. c. 49. B. xxxii. c. 52, and B. xxxv. c. 50. Medical Authors Quoted.—MnesitheusA physician, a native of Athens in the f<