A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 2, From the by John Edwin Sandys

A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 2, From the by John Edwin Sandys

By John Edwin Sandys

Sir John Edwin Sandys (1844-1922) used to be a number one Cambridge classicist and a Fellow of St. John's collage. His most renowned paintings is that this three-volume heritage of Classical Scholarship, released among 1903 and 1908, which continues to be the single large-scale paintings at the topic to span the complete interval from the 6th century BCE to the top of the 19th century. The heritage of classical experiences used to be a favored subject through the 19th century, quite in Germany, yet Sandys stands proud for the bold scope of his paintings, even if a lot of it was once in line with prior scholarship. His chronological account is subdivided by means of style and area, with a few chapters dedicated to fairly influential members. quantity 2 covers the interval from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century.

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902, n . 24). 58 DISCURSOS eran más diestros en ios asuntos públicos. Además, pensaron que este sistem a era más dem ocrático que el producido por la suerte. Pues en un sorteo decide el azar y muchas veces los cargos van a parar a quienes desean la oligarquía, pero en una elección de los más adecuados, el pueblo será dueño de escoger a los más firmes partidarios de la constitución establecida. La causa de que agradara a la m ayoría y de que los cargos públicos no fueran disputados era que habían apren­ dido a trabajar y a econom izar24, a no descuidar sus asuntos domésticos, a no desear los ajenos, a no aten­ der sus cosas con los fondos públicos, sino que, si era necesario, abastecían al erario con sus propios bienes, y a conocer los ingresos de los cargos públicos con no menos exactitud que los de su fortuna privada.

Pág. 911, n. 66, nota que la palabra aquí em pleada para «dom inar» (katelchon) aparece ya en Solón, frags. 24, 22, y 25, 6. AREOPAGÍTICO ( V i l ) 65 cometido algún delito, que incluso sospechaban quié­ nes serían probables delincuentes. Por eso los jóvenes no se entretenían en las casas de juego, ni con las flau­ tistas ni pasaban el día como ahora en semejantes reuniones, sino que se mantenían en las ocupaciones que les habían mandado, adm irando y envidiando a los que en ellas eran los prim eros.

78-84. Recuerdo de los éxitos del pasado y exhortación para salvar a todos los griegos. , págs. 903 y 908. 51 AREOPAGÍTICO ( V i l ) La fecha del Areopagítico ha sido también discutida. Blass y Drerup lo sitúan en los años 356 ó 355 a. , Norlín en el 355 y M athieu en la prim era m itad del 354 . Jaeger5, en cambio, sostiene una fecha anterior al 357 a. , comienzo de la guerra de Atenas con sus aliados. Las razones de Jaeger son que Isócrates alude repetidas veces al potencial de Atenas en el momento de pronunciarse el Areopagítico, y que los ejemplos de decadencia a que se refieren están siempre tomados de lo ocurrido al disolverse la prim era liga marítima.

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