ancients: he elsewhere says also, that the blood of animals was forbidden
to be eaten, as having in it soul and spirit, Antiq. B. III. ch. 11. sect.
This man was called Adam, which in the Hebrew tongue signifies one that
is red, because he was formed out of red earth, compounded together;
for of that kind is virgin and true earth. God also presented the living
creatures, when he had made them, according to their kinds, both male and
female, to Adam, who gave them those names by which they are still called.
But when he saw that Adam had no female companion, no society, for there
was no such created, and that he wondered at the other animals which were
male and female, he laid him asleep, and took away one of his ribs, and
out of it formed the woman; whereupon Adam knew her when she was brought
to him, and acknowledged that she was made out of himself. Now a woman
is called in the Hebrew tongue Issa; but the name of this woman
was Eve, which signifies the mother of all living.
icum, subduing the Ardiaei as they went.
They were met on their march by envoys from
man tribes: those of the Partheni offered an unconditional
surrender, as also did those of the Atintanes. Both were
accepted: and the Roman army proceeded towards Issa, which
was being besieged by Illyrian troops. On their arrival, they
forced the enemy to raise the siege, and received the Issaeans
also under their protection. Besides, as the fleet coasted along,
they took certain Illyrian cities by storm; among where they lost not only a large number of soldiers,
but some of the Military Tribunes also and the Quaestor.
But they captured twenty of the galleys which were conveying
the plunder from the country.
Of the Illyrian troops engaged in blockading Issa, those
that belonged to Pharos were left unharmed, as a favour to
Demetrius; while all the rest scattered and fled to Arbo.
Teuta herself, with a very few attendants, escaped to Rhizon,
a small town very strongly fortified, and situated on the riv