Cornelius Annales B. Tacitus Vita Agricolae

ISBN 13: 9781235884993

9781235884993: Vita Agricolae

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...104, which was perhaps spongy ice (see Elton, p. 73). It is however also probable that what is here said may represent some real knowledge, observed or gathered by the Roman fleet, respecting the contrary tides and currents off the north-east of Scotland, against which even sailing ships can often make no way (see Elton, p. 73, n. 4), and the belt of calm and fog surrounding the south of Shetland, by which all progress is often brought to a standstill for days. Miillenhoff (Altertumskunde, i. p. 388) refers to Hibbert, Description of Shetland (Edinb. 1822), p. 239. ne ventis quidem; i. e. still less by quidem perinde attolli,.credo quod rariores terrae montesque, causa ac materia tempestatum, et profunda moles continui maris tardius impellitur. naturam Oceani atque aestus'neque 7 quaerere huius operis est, ac multi rettulere: unum addiderim, 5 nusquam latius dominari mare, multum fluminum hue atque illuc frre, pec litore tenus adcrescere aut resorberi,,'sed influere penitus atque airibire, et iugis etiam ac montibus inserijvelut in suo. J 11. Ceterum Britanniam qui mortales initio coluerint, 1o indigenae,an advecti, ut inter barbaros parum compertum. habitus corporum varii atque ex eo argumenta.' namque ruti-2 lae Caledoniam habitantium comae, magni artuVGrermanicam 1. proinde: text Grotius. 5. damnari: text P, with rm. 12. Calydoniam (in c. 10 Caled., in c. 25, 27, 31 Calid.) T, Caledoma (in c. 10, 31, Caledoniam, in c. 25, 27 Calid.) A. arcus germanam A. I oars. Tacitus similarly describes the "TJead Sea in H. 5. 6, 5. 1. perinde, 'as much as other seas': the expression is so used in several places where the comparison is left to be supplied (see G. 5; 3; A. 2. 88, 4, and notes), so that it comes to mean 'less than would be expected.' The correction ...

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