But its very simplicity and the great ease which it has lent to all computations put our arithmetic into the first rank of useful inventions, and we shall appreciate the grandeur of this achievement the more when we remember that it escaped the genius of Archimedes and Appolonius
, two of the great men produced by antiquity.
, the philospher, comes at the marriage ceremony and recognizes the real nature of Lamia and reveals it in public.
(Gottfried von StraBburg, Tristan und Isold, 10370) [La espada que yace aqui, ?que significa?] 11) Appolonius
und Lonius, Zwar das dewtet sich alsu[beta].
Enumerative geometry is an old subject initiated by Appolonius
in 200 BC.
of Tyana, who lived in the first century, A.D., performed many miracles during his lifetime.
(9) Mack (1999) compares Virgil's descriptions to other authors' (including Appolonius
's and Homer's) and finds that Virgil accentuates the war's ambiguity and sinister quality as an invasion more than a return "home" of the Trojans.
The tour guide thus articulates this narrative: "A traveler in Tyana, who was looking for the sage Appolonius
, saw a snake enter the lower part of a man's body" (6).
(90) Similarly, accordingly to the admittedly questionable account in the Historiae Augusta, the emperor Alexander Severius (208-235) positioned in his private oratory (lararium) images of Abraham and Christ before those of other renowned persons like Orpheus and Appolonius
Theophrastus was a leading Aristotelian philosopher and father of ancient botany, Hecetaus of Abdera the founder of "scientific" ethnography, Agatharchides of Cnidus a prominent Alexandrian historian, while Posidonius was famous as a Stoic philosopher and Appolonius
Molon as a rhetorican.
Slavitt) and Appolonius
Rhodius (translated by Peter Green).
The young Caesar was sailing to Rhodes to improve his rhetorical skills under the tutelage of the legendary Appolonius
Molo, a noted philosopher and rhetorician.
[77.sup.v]: `Here folowyth Pictagoras spere that Appolonius