He told his mother countless stories every night about his school-companions: and what a fine fellow Lyons was, and what a sneak Sniffin was, and how Steel's father actually supplied the meat for the establishment, whereas Golding's mother came in a carriage to fetch him every Saturday, and how Neat had straps to his trowsers--might he have straps?--and how Bull Major was so strong (though only in Eutropius
) that it was believed he could lick the Usher, Mr.
But she found the stock unaccountably shrunk down to the few old ones which had been well thumbed,--the Latin Dictionary and Grammar, a Delectus, a torn Eutropius
, the well-worn Virgil, Aldrich's Logic, and the exasperating Euclid.
John Chrysostom and even translated his "Sermon on Eutropius
" (SD, pp.
If he had a rich source like Ammianus for this period, why did Jordanes borrow heavily from the breviaries of Festus and Eutropius
? Moreover, Greek was Ammianus's first language, so he would have recognized Potamus as a common noun and not mistaken it for a river name.
The topics include ghosts of authors past in Claudian's De Bello Gildonico; Lucan in Claudian's In Eutropium: rhetoric, paradox, and exemplarity; Eutropius
, Lucan, and the ladies of elegy; and Claudian's engagement with Lucan in his historical and mythological hexameters.
?Red Avenger and Eutropius
had an almighty tussle in the final furlong of the mile handicap at Newcastle and the judge failed to separate them.
(102) A series of breviary histories was published in the 360s and 370s by Aurelius Victor, Eutropius
, and Festus (see Rohrbacher 2002, 42-63), with whom Ammianus placed his expansive, classicising history in rivalry (Kelly 2008, 240).
Tote Trifecta: PS972.20 4.00: LLANARMON LAD (P Pickard 16-1) 1; Escape To Glory (10-1) 2; Capaill Liath (14-1) 3; Eutropius
(11) On Marius Maximus as a source of the Epitome de Caesaribus and Eutropius
, see Barnes 1976:261-63; Birley 1997:2724; Baldwin 1993:82; Bonamente 2003: 100 and 102.
De la Mare also argues for addition to the list "reject leaves for the beginning of a Eutropius
found in the bindings of several of Gray's MSS (Balliol MSS 125, fos.