The conventional Latin title is De Mirabilibus Auscultationibus or, more simply, De Mirabilibus. Although the work is certainly not by Aristotle. ELECTRYONE Η Ε Ρ ΩΝΗ East Adriatic in Pseudo-Aristotle’s De Mirabilibus Auscultationibus David Štrmelj University of Zadar [email protected] Abstract: . de Mirabilibus Auscultationibus (Classic Reprint) by Aristotle Aristotle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Comment on this review in the BMCR blog. Concerning the east Adriatic coast, De mirabilibus deals with Kvarner bay and Velebit channel chapters The College resolved that the funds thus accruing to them should, in memory of his services to the College and to Greek letters, be applied ausculrationibus the subvention of a series of translations of the works of Aristotle.

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In this place it is said that wheat is found, resembling neither the native sorts, which mirabilivus use, nor other kinds that are imported, but possessed of a great peculiarity. There is a spot in the middle in which, when a common market is held, Lesbian, Chian and Thasian goods are bought from the merchants who come up from Pontus, and Corcyraean amphorae from those who come from the Adriatic.

The description in the text corresponds with Strabo’s account of Volaterra, v. When they burn they have a smell like pitch, just as unpleasant and acrid, b so that no reptile can stay in the place while they are burning. The Cave of Demonesus. Auscultationigus without Wild Beasts. The Fragrant Mountain and Oil-spring. Those names in that particular form do not do not appear at any other ancient literary source. The Notion of Estatification.


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But if one forces one’s way close to them, they let out of their mouths a quantity of phlegm, which apparently blows at the faces of dogs and men alike, so as to choke and blind them.

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When the animal is struck with a weapon it flees, and only stops when it is quite exhausted. The local inhabitants say that Phaethon fell into this lake when he was struck by a thunderbolt. Through this cave there is an invisible underground passage, by means of which Pluto is said to have made the rape of Core.

When these have hatched their young, they depart from the place, as it appears, but leave behind as many others of their ofl”spring.

de Mirabilibus Auscultationibus (Classic Reprint)

Ross, Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. The same thing is done in Thrace, but it is not so hard though rather gritty. Now they say that it alone is not liable to rust, but that it is not very plentiful. It was none other than famous historian and rhetorician Theopompus of Chios c. Cook Wilson – – The Classical Review 6 They say that the ring-doves also take such a delight in it that they even assist it to drive out their own young. They say that Daedalus came to these islands, and putting in there set up in one of them his own image, and in the other that of his son Icarus.


We can see proof not only at the present time, but still more in ancient days that the river at these points is not navigable; for they say that Jason made his entry to the Pontus by the Cyanean rocks, but his exit by the Ister; and they produce a considerable number of other proofs, and in particular they show altars in the district dedicated by Jason, and in one of the islands of the Adriatic a temple of Artemis built by Medea.

Alojz Benac, Sarajevo In other variants of the myth local Illyrians murdered his crew while they are offering sacrifice on the island, and gods transform their souls into birds.

Among the Illyrians they say that the people called Taulantii make wine out of honey.

At last the locust approaches and eats it. They put out branches like the myrtle suitable for ausccultationibus. There is no clear overarching structure to the chapters of the De Mirabilibusbut there are some sequences of chapters which are clearly arranged according to a thematic order, albeit vague.

But those that live in sandy places are like the sand in colour.