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Ducas Hist. c. 34. Leunclavius Hist. Turcia Musulmanica, 1. xv. p. 577. Under the
Greek empire these castles were used as state prisons, under the tremendous
name of Lethe, or towers of oblivion. -- - - . - 9 Darius engraved in Greek and ...
Hist, p. 74. Mem. p. 24.o. 17 See the seventh book of Herodotus, who has
ere&ted an elegant trophy to his own fame and to that of his country. The review
appears zo Strabo, l. xiii. p. 595. The disposition of the OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
This column was erected on a pedestal of white 43 Hist. Compend. p. 369. He
describes the statue, or rather bust of Homer with a degree of taste which plainly
indicates that Cedrenus copied the style of a more fortunate age. ** Zofim. l. 2. p.
M. de Tillemont (Hist, des Empereurs, tom. iv. p. 371.) has evidently mistaken the
nature of these estates. With a grant from the Imperial demesnes, the same
condition was accepted as a favour which would justly have been deemed a
describes, in a lively and fanciful manner, the various games of the circus, the
theatre, and the amphitheatre, exhibited by the new consul. The sanguinary
combats of gladiators had already been prohibited. 9. Procopius in Hist, Arcana,
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