Casting away barbarians in the histories by herodotus

He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: Cast them about his wrists and with might strike with your hammer; rivet him to the rocks. Hence arise treaties of commercium and connubium, which bring about a middle state of things between war and peace.

So the Greek word, commonly used to signify war, expresses in its original, an idea of multitude. I hunted out and stored in fennel stalk the stolen source of fire that has proved a teacher to mortals in every art and a means to mighty ends.

From hence we are informed by Jewish and Greek Historians, that the Idumaeans, or Edomites were compelled by the Jews to be circumcised.

But desiring not even these things as chief, but by reason of fellowship in life, as necessary for his sojourn in life, as far as necessary.

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They tried to force others to join the confederacy — that is, to come into the peace-pact or to make an alliance with it; if they would do neither, war arose and the outside people was either exterminated or absorbed. This combination is what makes groups and brings about industrial organization.

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It likewise comprehends property, which is either complete or imperfect; of the latter kind is the use or possession of any thing without the property, or Edition: Let us follow these peace-institutions up into higher civilization. In states such as the Achaean league, this also involved the admission of other ethnic groups into the federation with equal rights, in this case, non- Achaeans.

This passage represents the Indo-European patriarchal perspective of a matrilineal society, where the children were considered the offspring of the mother and were raised in equalitarian, agriculture societies, not warfare, weaponry training of the hero worshipping PIE cultures.

And the ninth being interrogated, Up to what point it is good for a man to live. Heraclitus, establishing common reason as the best criterion of truth, says, those things are certain which generally appear so.

As I stated earlier, these deities cross borders and boundaries, taking beliefs with them, merging and carrying on through time. It may be of interest at this point in the career of Grotius to describe briefly the character of the great work which was soon to win for him a new celebrity, and materially change his prospects in life.

Clement of Alexandria

Enough about these arts. The same difference is found among the Hebrews, who, by way of distinction, in speaking, call that natural right, precepts, and the voluntary right, statutes: So Plouton Pluton [Haides] and the overseers from the Isles of the Blest came before Zeus with the report that they found men passing over to either abode undeserving.

Prometheus bound, Laconian black-figure amphoriskos C6th B.C., Vatican City Museums PROMETHEUS was the Titan god of forethought and crafty counsel who was given the task of moulding mankind out of clay.

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CORNELIUS NEPOS. LIVES OF EMINENT COMMANDERS.

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PREFACE. I do not doubt that there will be many, 1 Atticus, who will think this kind of writing 2 trifling in its nature, and not sufficiently adapted to the characters of eminent men, when they shall find it related who taught Epaminondas music, or see it numbered among his.

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