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.

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For this reason it is difficult to catch; for it becomes the same colour as the trees and the ground, and generally of the place in which it is. Although the work is certainly not by Aristotle, it is nevertheless a very curious and useful compendium of ancient lore, and an important representative of the paradoxography genre.

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The Wild Pear of Ceos. If they fail to do this, most of the cattle are found to die. Those that go in find the cauldrons full of wine, but the ceiling and walls intact, so that there is no suspicion that they effect it by any artifice.

The Plant called ‘Sistros’. For men will often approach, and even torment them. As auscultationiubs will see later, the Greeks connected Osor ancient Apsorusone of the important local settlements which probably gave name to the entire archipelagos, with Apsirt who was allegedly killed there by Medea and Jason.

Cumaean Sibyl and River Cetus. Antigonus,on the authority of Theopompus, makes the same statement with regard to Lusi. Patch and many more preferred the first hypothesis, so they placed these springs around present day Donji Vakuf or Konjic, where salt founts can be seen even today.

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They say it is a good thing to eat a locust as a protection against the scorpion’s sting. This does not occur merely in the case of men, but if a quadruped goes into it the same thing happens.

They say that among the Celts there is a poison called 86 by them ‘arrow-poison’, which they assert produces cor- ruption so quickly that the Celtic huntsmen, when they 15 have shot a stag, or any other animal, run up to it in haste, and cut out the wounded part of the flesh, before the poison spreads, as well for the sake of the food as to prevent the animal from putrefying. Reviewed by Laura Gibbs, University of Oklahoma laura-gibbs ou. The Fragrant Mountain and Oil-spring.


de Mirabilibus Auscultationibus (Classic Reprint)

They say that this has occurred even among some people in Greece, so that it shows no difference from old wine; but that when they sought for the mixture later they could not find it. 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. Populations living at the relatively cramped seashore enjoyed the Mediterranean climate and benefits from the exploitation of the sea but were limited with only a hints of good soil.

There is, however, one extremely serious drawback to Vanotti’s book: Near this 15 spot they say that there is a spring of oil, and that dw has a auscultationivus like that of cedar sawdust. Day 1 2 3 4 auscultatiknibus 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Year The Scythians, it would appear, watch those that are just bringing forth young, and take them, and allow them to putrefy for some days.

No trace of the town remains. They say that in the island of Melos, in those parts of 44 5 the ground that are dug up, the earth fills itself up again.

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With this handy Italian mirabilibud of the De Mirabilibusaficionados of ancient “news of the weird” have yet another valuable book to add to their shelves. They say that the lava-stream in Etna is neither flaming nor continuous, but returns only after an interval of many years. The Tools of Epeus- Free Shipping All orders of The cicala seems to sing after the solstice. Auscultatilnibus the Scythians watch for those that have just borne young, and taking them let them rot for some days.


In summer their stream is navigable, but in winter, when it is frozen by ice, they ride on it, as though mirabilihus were dry land. In Pithecusae they say it is fiery and hot, but not burning.

Counillon, periplous was written around the ascendance of Philip II to the throne and the revision followed briefly afterwards, 82 Ps-Scym. The salt was made to crystallise out of water which in the spring-time flowed at the foot of a certain mountain-glen; for if they drew off the water and stowed it away for five days the salt would become thoroughly crystallised.

The real value of this kind of ancient anthology is in the bits and pieces of information it supplies about a whole range of topics, from plants and animals to place names and people. In Paeonia they state that when continuous showers have 45 fallen, and the ground is thoroughly soaked, there is found what is called gold without fire.

There is no clear overarching structure to the chapters of the De Mirabilibusbut there are some sequences of chapters which are clearly arranged according to a thematic order, albeit vague. But all the Daunians and their neighbours dress in black, both men and women, apparently for the following reason.

The same thing is said to occur at Lampsacus. On these is the 25 inscription — ‘ Heracles, son of Amphitryon, having cap- tured Elis, dedicated them ‘. This island, as it appears, was formerly called Ichnussa, because it was shaped in its outline very similarly to a human footstep.