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.

Author: Moogulrajas Kigajin
Country: Jordan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 20 October 2007
Pages: 344
PDF File Size: 10.81 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.46 Mb
ISBN: 499-7-20416-973-4
Downloads: 72008
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tasho

It is produced indeed in Thrace likewise, not so solid, but as it were of a sandy nature. And a proof is this, that no one has ever seen a nest of a great vulture.

Although we often associate classical Mediterranean civilizations with wine, other alcohol beverages such as mead were not unfamiliar to them — and were probably quite outspread and popular.

For boys, coming out of the villages and places round to hunt small birds, take hawks with them, and behave as follows: 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.

Its horns are not like those of oxen, but are turned downwards, and come to a sharp point by the ears; each of these holds more than three pints and is pitch black, but they shine as though they were peeled. Another marvel also they say occurs among the Heneti: Apsorus i Crexa na jadranskom putu in Senjski zbornik 32, Senj, 8.

They state besides that in many parts of Italy many memorials of Heracles still exist on the roads by which he travelled. More often his crew is grief-stricken because of the hero’s death on such grand level that god s transform them into birds out of compassion. The Dark Adder and the Viper.

On Mount Sipylus they say there is a stone like a cylinder, which, when pious sons have found it, they place 5 in the sacred precincts of the Mother of the Gods, and never err through impiety, but are always affectionate to their parents. The Sybaris makes those who drink from it timorous, but the Crathis makes men who bathe in it golden-haired.

East Adriatic in Pseudo-Aristotle’s De Mirabilibus Auscultationibus | David Štrmelj –

First of all, we have a solid evidence that two prominent local ethnics Ardiaei and Autaritae at one point of history shared border. Sylburg thinks that these two chapters should be connected together. It is said also that among the Illyrians the cattle bring forth young twice in the year, and that most of them have twins, and that many goats bring forth three or four kids 30 at a time, and some even five or more ; and, besides, that they readily yield nine pints of milk.

On these is the 25 inscription — ‘ Heracles, son of Amphitryon, having cap- tured Elis, dedicated them ‘. They also claim Demeter, saying that the goddess was born among them. Island of the Carthaginians. There they say that the Crotoniates during their supremacy dedicated them at the Apollonium in their own district. The Copper of Demonesus.

According to the P. It is not of great, but only moderate size. They say that Demaratus, the pupil of the Locrian Timaeus, having fallen sick, was dumb for ten days ; but on the eleventh, having slowly come to his senses after his delirium, he declared that during that time he had 10 lived most agreeably.

They are friendly to Greeks and aggressive towards barbarians. The Sybaris and Crathis. Enter the code below and hit Verify.

Catalog Record: De mirabilibus auscultationibus | Hathi Trust Digital Library

It protects itself by kicking and voiding excrement over a distance of forty feet; it easily and often employs this form of defence, which scorches so fiercely that it will scrape off a dog’s hair. After they have done this for five or six days, the water hardens and becomes very fine salt, which they keep especially for the cattle; for salt is not imported to them because they live far from the sea and do not associate with others. Moreover they say that at Tarentum a certain wine- 32 mirabilibuz was mad at night, but sold his wines during the day: There is also amongst them a temple of Achilles.

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. They say that this has occurred even among some people in Greece, so that it shows auscjltationibus difference from old wine; but that when they sought for the mixture later they could not find it.

Cumaean Sibyl and River Cetus.

de Mirabilibus Auscultationibus (Classic Reprint)

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.

It chirps as it goes round him in a circle. 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 to the subvention of a series of translations of the works of Aristotle. Fish on Dry Land. The Fragrant Mountain and Oil-spring.

Natalis renders ‘ cum. It is doubtful what animal Aristotle is referring to.

Probably, as Heyne thinks, these words crept into the text from a marginal gloss. Book ratings by Goodreads. But as a reason for their forbidding the introduction of money, 5 some such statement as this is added, that Heracles made his expedition against Iberia for the sake of the riches of the inhabitants. But in Greek mythology Daedalus was not just a travelling hero, he was also a greatest travelling craftsman.