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artist's name was not hitherto known; he are not wanting plenty of signs which point must have lived nearly contemporary with to a distinctly hopeful future.

The new the great painter Polygnotos, and bis style school at Athens, which bas at length raised is a charming combination of archaic fresh- Britain to the same footing there with ness with refined skill. Jf this restoration France, Germany, and America, and which of his name, which seems justified by the is now commencing its work, will give traces of the letters, is correct, it is worthy impetus and encouragement to British enterof remark that an Athenian vase published prise. From the days of Dodwell and Leake in Benndorf, Gr. und sicil. Vasen, taf. v. 5, down to the present times of Bent and gives us a painter's name Paseias, who

may

Paton, whose patriotic generosity is so very likely have been one of the same handsomely evidenced in the accompanying family.1

list of acquisitions, this quality has never The third object from this find is a lekythos been wanting in Englishmen, but the present of great beauty decorated with red figures movement will supply, it is thought, facilities with white and gilt accessories on a fine which could never be obtained by private black glaze ; it belongs to a series of which individuals, and will minimise the trouble the best, including this example, would and friction often entailed in desultory belong to the first half of the fourth century, undertakings. The Classical Review will, it B.C. But the chief interest is in the design, is hoped, furnish an opportunity for recordwhich represents Oidipous slaying the ing the notes and news of British students Sphinx with a spear, in the presence of at Athens, for which its monthly issue is Athenè and other figures; a treatment of

well adapted. the myth which Greek literature had given Coming now nearer home, we shall find us reason to expect, but of which this is the the prospect equally encouraging. Archfirst representation in art that has yet come aeology is not only occupying a recognised down to us. The figure of Athenè has a position in the curriculum of our universities, special interest here, in that it reproduces but is being largely taken up in the most the exact type (only excepting the Nike in important of our public schools. Several the hand) of the chryselephantine statue of have already the nucleus of a representative Pheidias; and to heighten the resemblance, museum, others are contemplating the formthe helmet, aegis, shield, spear, and bracelets ation of one; and Mr. Upcott's little handhave been gilt, while the entire figure and book of Greek sculpture, which we hope to drapery are painted white. A seated figure notice in our next number, is a proof that of Apollo balances that of Athenė, and the the interest, at Marlborough at any rate, remaining space is filled with the figures of is not wholly that of curiosity. Kastor and Polydeukes on one side and of This is all as it should be; perhaps when Aineias on the other, all the figures being English scholarship shall finally have reidentified by their names inscribed beside moved from itself the reproach of dilettantthem.

ism, we may hope for its obtaining a more A brief description such as this cannot of practical recognition from the State than course give anything like an adequate idea has been its fortune hitherto. of the merit of these gems of art, any one of which ought to be sufficient to stimulate public enterprise towards a satisfactory and

ACQUISITIONS TO BRITISH MUSEUM, 1886. thorough excavation of this promising site.

NAUKRATIS COLLECTION.—A series from the antiOur pecuniary incapacity represents the quities excavated by Mr. Flinders Petrie during the dark side of the present condition of winter of 1884-5 at Tell Nebireh, the site of the British archaeology ; but fortunately we

ancient Naukratis, and published in Naukratis, pt.

i. 1884-5. Third Memoir of the Egypt Exploration may congratulate ourselves that the out

Fund. look is not all gloomy. The tendency is

Architecture. certainly growing among us to place classical

1. Limestone fragments from the archaic temple of archaeology in its true position of import- Apollo, including part of what appears to be the ance wherever an interest is felt in classical necking of a column ornamented with a lotus pattern literaturo and the art of all periods. There

in low relief ; parts of bead and reel and egg and

tongue mouldings, with remains of colour ; part of 1 See Klein, Vasen mit Meistersignaturen, new ed. base of a column ; part of drum of a column, diam. 1887, p. 49. On p. 222 ibid. he gives a description 1 ft. 6 in. with 25 shallow flutings ; Naukratis, of this alabastron under the name Jasiades. This does not sound a very likely name, and there seem 2. Marble fragments from the second temple of besides to be actual traces of the r on the vase : un- Apollo, including bead and reel and anthemion patfortunately a fracture in the clay occurs just at this terns, with remains of red and blue colour : ibid. doubtful spot.

pls. xiv. xiv.a.

pt. ii.

Greek Inscriptions.

Bent IN THE ISLAND OF KARPATHOS ; see Hellenic 3. Fragment of limestone slab, inscribed in archaic Journal, vol. vi. p. 235. characters, Tecw fui onua; ibid. pl. xxx. 1.

1. A very rude idol of dark limestone, 26 in. high, 4. Marble block inscribed with dedication of representing a female figure of which the arms and palaestra to Apollo by Kleainetos and Maiandrios ; legs are not indicated; the nose and breasts are ibid. pl. xxx. 4.

roughly chiselled out, and the style is clearly that of 5. Marble block inscribed with dedication, pro- the prehistoric marble idols frequently found in bably of a ram, to Zeus Thebaios (Ammon), by the Greek islands. Acquired at Pegadia (ancient Ampelion ; ibid. pl. xxx. 2.

Poseidonia) where, as Úr. Bent says, 'there are 6. Limestone slab, with ten lines of elegiac in- evident traces of prehistoric remains.' scription of sepulchral import and late period ; ibid. A series of objects excavated by Mr. and Mrs. Bent pl. xxxi. 11.

at Bourgounte (ancient Brykountios) on the extreme Fictile Vases.

north of Karpathos ; mostly from rock-cut tombs A series of fragments of pottery representing almost used by successive generations. every stage of Greek vase-painting.

2. Large drab lebes, with two vertical and two 7. Among the archaic specimens are many engravedl horizontal handles, containing (3) a mastos of late with dedications to Apollo, beside whose temple they greyish glaze, studded with oblique bands of pyramidal were found, such as Φάνης με ανέθηκε τωπόλλων[ι τη projections. Mi]Anoia d raavao, on the rim of a large krater ; .4 aud 5. Two large rooftiles (imbrices) of a form new this may refer to the Phanes whose story is narrated to me, viz. a nearly complete cylinder, which thins by Herodotus iii. 4; ibid. pl. xxxiii. 218.

gradually to one end, where it terminates in a circular Among the vases with designs, the following may knob, from which again projects a spout. Drab with be noted :

black decorations of ivy tendrils, rude birds, and 8. A series of fragments of a ware hitherto un- florid palmette ; probably, like a similar class of ware known, painted in brown or orange on a creamy-white at Rhodes (Furtwaengler in Jahrbuch, 1886, p. 152), ground ; ibid. pl. v.

a late local imitation of a more archaic style. Both 9. Kylix of so-called Kyrenè style ; ibid. pls. found in same tomb. viii. -ix.

6. Similar in style to the preceding is an amphora 10. Kylix, black-figured, on each side, Ulysses with upright handles and a cover (lost), decorateil tied beneath the ram.

round the body and neck with an ivy wreath ; found Miscellancous.

in a tomb with the following vases, viz. 7. A trefoil 11. Terra-cotta figures, masks, and moulds for oinochoè with late red figures, three ephebi. 13. A figures, moulds for scarabs, &c.

plain black glazed kantharos. 14. A ditto patera 12. Several figures, fragments of vases, and scarabs, with graffito KAE. 15. A lekythos with late red of porcelain.

figure of a crouching panther. 13. Statuettes and fragments, of alabaster.

The remaining vases are of the usual late Graeco14. Statuettes of calcareous stone'; among them, Roman black and drab ware, including some of the a nude figure of Aphroditè of finest Ptolemaic work, white-faced ware with polychrome decorations such with ornaments in red ; ibid. pls. i.-ii. p. 33.

as was found e.g. at Kyrenè. A date for much of 15. Three fragments of the shell tridakna squamosa, this class of objects is afforded by the case of a series engraved with lotus and Assyrian sacred tree ; ibid. acquired by the British Museum in 1859, all found pl. xx,

together in a toinb in Karpathos. This tomb con16. Gold bandeau with repoussé figures of Hygieia, tained a large lebes precisely similar to No. 2, two Ceres, Juno, and a medallion head of Helios ; inscribed oinochæ of the thin-necked angular shape (common in late Greek characters with name liberius Claudius at Kyrene), some late glass, common Roman jewellery Artemidorus ; ibid. pl. xxvii.

and three bronze coins of Antoninus Pius, Faustina, 17. Gold and silver figures and ornaments ; ibid. and Caracalla respectively. pls. xxvii.-xxviii.

(The remainder of this Report, including ANTIQUITIES obtained by Mr. and Mrs. J. Theodore General Acquisitions, Reports of British,

Roman, and Coin Departments, will appear i In Mittheil. xi. p. 36, Duemmler refers to marble idols in the British Musenm found at Naukratis and siinilar to those in the next issue in April.) from Atuorgos and other præ-Greek sites ; but no such objects, nor indeed anything of so carly a date, were found there.

CECIL SMITH (To be continued.)

SUMMARIES OF PERIODICALS.

Mnemosyne. Nova series. xv pt. 1. Lugd. Bat. Brill. (Cobet, who contributed little or nothing to the last few numbers, has withdrawn from the editorship, which has been undertaken by S. A. Naber, J. van Leeuwen, jr. (to whom contributions are to be sent) and I. M. J. Valeton).

Quaestiones Graecae, I. De suffragio senum milium Atheniensi, ecr. J. M. J. Valeton. pp. 1-47.-Plat. Theact. p. 151a. J. v. Leeuwen reads oursouloa. for συγχωρήσαι, coll. p. 149% συγκομιδής (and-ης).-Notulae criticae ad Pausaniam, scr. H. v. Herwerden. pp. 48-74. Many certain emendations e.g. iv 16 7 (and v 28 9) Arlonja for imlonua. In the oracle viii

42 5 for énknoloTaxówr (which should be éAKEOLOT. or έλξιστ.), εκ δησισταχύων, retaining ναστοφάγων. In vii 17 3 he retains Buttmann's aðov for eúdú ; in x 32 2 'sine controversia e Porsoni correctione edendum fuerat και δάων ευζώνω ανδρί <ή > ημιόνοις τε και ίπποις επί το άντρον εστίν άνοδος το Κωρύκιον.' Homerica, scr. J. v. Leeuwen. pp. 75–119. De particularum kév et av apud Homerum usu.' The former (1230 exx. in Il. and Od.) is alone Homeric ; the latter (280 exx, with 80 of and dohv) is to be corrected in all genuine passages. Only eleven exx. of av are for the present left uncorrected. One of the restorations is due to Oxford. Commemoranda est

elegantissima correctio, qua doctus Anglus Monro, de Homerica syntaxi bene meritus, persanavit versuin M 41:

ώς δ' ότ' αν έν τε κύνεσσι και ανδράσι θηρητήρσι

κάπριος ήε λέων στρέφεται. "Vides kv cum praesenti indicativi iungi, et sine ullo igitur dubio vitiosum esse. Restituit Monro poctae manum scribendo (Hom. Synt. p. 51):

ώς δ' ότ έναντα κύνεσσι.'Aristoph. Nub. 1065 by the same. For πλείν και τάλαντα πολλά read πλείν και εκατον τάλαντα, i.e. ΠΛΕΙΝ Η Η ΤΑΛΑΝΤΑ, when the second ή (= εκατόν) had fallen out, a scribe added nonná for the metre. See Lys. 19 45 seq. ώστ' ώοντο είναι τινες αυτώ (to Alcibiades) πλείν και εκατοντάλαντα and Ael. v. h. x 17.-Serviana, scr. J. van der Nict. (Six corrections of Serv. Aen 111).-I. N. Madvigius, scr. C. M. Francken. A graceful tribute, which considerations of space alone prevent us from transcribing. We extract from it the following letter written by Madvig, Aug. 1884 in answer to congratulations on his eightieth birthday. 'Ex laudibus, quibus me epistola tua onerat, ceteras nimias esse et benevolentia exag. geratas intelligo sentioque, unam agnosco accipioque, quod indefessum litteras nostras tuendi iuvandique studium mihi tribuis, nec felicitatis praedicationem, nisi impius sim, repudiare liceat, quod mihi et longum operae navandae spatium natura deusque concessárit nec vires senectus etiam longe provecta prorsus subtraxerit. Sed tamen a philologia me sensim et oculi prope novem iam annos sic caligantes, ut et in legendo et in scribendo alieno auxilio utar, removent et animus vitam actam respiciens et, quod instat adventatquo, prospiciens ad alia meditanda avocat. Itaque studio. rum communium, quae amare non desinam, tutelam et amplificationem vobis, qui me aequalesque meos antiquitatis humanitatisque amore aequatis, viribus et aetatis robore superatis, trado commendoque tuisque propriis laboribus lactum successum precor, sive tu Lucilium ceterosque scriptores Latinos sive Latinorum instituta tractare perges.'

Berliner Philologische IV ochenschrift, edited by C. BELGER and O. SEYFFERT. No. 1 (1 Jan. 1887) Reviews.-A. Kiessling, Horace's Satires (W. Mewes). * Decidedly the best edition of the Satires yet pub. lished.'—K. Sittl, Geschichte der griechischen Litteratur bis auf Alexander den Grossen. Zweiter Teil. (E. Heitz). 'Spoilt by hurried work.'—A. v. Urbanitzky, Elektrizität und Magnetismus im Altertume (S. Günther). 'A successful book.'

No. 2 (8 Jan.) A. Gemoll, Die homerischen Ilymnon (A. D. Ludwich : continued from No. 1). More cautious than the recent edition of Abel, but defectire in many points.'-Lorenz, Milcs Gloriosus (E. A. Sonnenschein), notes in detail on several passages. – A. Terquem, La science romaine à l'époque d'Auguste (S. Günther). The real aim of the bool to answer the question what, apart from the subjects directly treated of, can be learnt from Vitruvius as to the history of other sciences ; much to be learnt from the book though it is hardly up to the German standard.' -S. Reinach, Conseils aux voyageurs archéologues en Grèce et dans l'orient hellénique, 'a charming little book.'

No. 3 (15 Jan.) H. Guhrauer, Musikgeschichtliches aus Homer (H. Riemann) 'a stimulating, but too positive, study.'-P. Wendland, Quaestiones Musoni

De Musonio Stoico, Clementis Alexandri aliorumque auctorc. (L. Stein); much to be recommended.'—G. Bilfinger, Dic Zeitenesser der antiken Völker (S. Gunther) ; 'good.'— K. Ohlert, Rätsel u Gescllschafts picle der alten Griechen (G.

Knaack); 'good'-C. Rhomaïdes, Tà uovoria Târ 'Aonvwv, en reproduction phototypique. I Lieferung, Fouilles de l'Acropole, texte descriptif de P. Cavvadias (C. Belger). Reviewer traces the changes in costume and arrangement of the hair.

No. 4°(22 Jan.) U. v. Wilamowitz-Möllendorf, Isyllus von Epidaurus (G. Schultz). "A work of art and of genius : the author puts forth revolutionary views on metre.'-E. Schweder, Ueber die Weltkarte des Kosmographen von Ravenna ; Versuch einer Rekonstruktion der Karte. (D. Detlefsen) ; 'not altogether a success.'-H. Jordan, Analecta cpigraphica Latina (Chambalu) a discussion of three inscriptions.

No. 5 (29 Jan.) E. Brey, De septem fabulae stasimo altero (Wecklein); contains a good explanation of WKÚTOLVOV in l. 729,-E. Bruhn, Lucubrationum Euripidcarum capita selecta (Wecklein), 'methodical and clever textual criticism ; in the last chapter 8 discussion of the date of Soph. Electra,-M. Pet. schenig, F. C. Corippi Africani Grammatici quinc supersunt (J. Partsch) an excellent work, particularly strong in questions of late Latin style.' -H. Nohl, M. 1. Ciceronis orationes selectae, vol. 3 de imp. l'omp, in L. Catilinam (J. H. Schmalz) 'good'Original Article: J. Baunack, Cretica (continued from preceding four numbers) linguistic consideration of some inscriptions from Crete.

No. 6 (5 Feb.) F. J. Schwerdt, Hethodologische Beiträge zur Wiederherstellung der griechischen Trugiker (Wecklein) mainly concerned with the choruses of the Agamcinnon an accomplished writer, but the book contains little of value.'-G. Hart, zur Scelen u. Erkenntnislehre des Demokrit (F.Lortzing). Reviewer does not agree with the results. --Strecker, Ueber den Rückzug der Zehntausend (C. Belger). «The author is a general in the Ottoman service who has travelled much in Armenia. His theories did not recommend themselves to Kiepeit, but the little book is to be warmly recommended. It contains a large and excellent map.'—C. Meissner, M. T. Ciceronis Somnium Scipionis (F. Müller). “Au excellent school edition, especially on questions of style'.-E. Thomas, Ciceronis in Verrem IV de signis (J. H. Schmalz) 'an excellent school editionE. Krah, Beiträge zur Syntax des Curtius, Teil I. (J. H. Schmalz) 'treats of the cases, very useful'C. Diehl, Ravenne. Etudes d'archéologie byzantine (G. D.) 'aims and successfully at summarizing results.'—B. Dripser, Ueber die Bildung u. Bedeutung der lateinischen Adjectiva auf fer u. ger (K. E. Georges), a detailed and complimentary review,

Original articles by A Bötticher and C. Belger on the Excavations at the Acropolis of Athens (continued froin the five previous numbers).

Rheinisches Muscum, vol. xlii. Part. 1.

* Leukippos und Diogenes von Apollonia,' by H. Diels. An answer to Natorp's paper in vol. xli. p. 349. Neue Briefe von Julianus Apostata,' by A. Papadopulos Kerameus, who re-edits with notes six letters discovered by him at Chalki. “Ueber Tempel. Orientirung, V.' by H. Nissen. Continued from vol. xl. p. 370. Scaliger's und Labbé's hand. schriftliche Noten zu den veteres glossae verborum iuris,' by Ingram Bywater. The marginal notes from the original volume, late in the possession of Mark Pattison. Die Entwickelung der Ueberlieferung über die Lykurgische Verfassung II. and III.' by Ed. Meyer. II. is on the parpai, which he cousiders unauthentic. III. argues that Lycurgus was originally the same as Zeus Lycaeus. Ueberlieferung der Politik des Aristoteles,' by S. Heylbut. A collation of certain passages found in the

anne.

Zur

Vatican Aristides-codex. 'Die verloren gegangenen

80tis and supplies tv with énBAérwv. 5. rls and Scenen der Plautinischen Bacchides,' by O. Ribbeck. ootis in pronominalen Wiederholungsfragen bei Aris. * Das Wiener Apion Fragment,' by A. Kopp. “Die tophanes. W. Uckermann. “The direct, as well as Gladiatorentes seren,' by P. J. Meier. Chiefly on the the indirect, interrogative pronoun or pronom. advb. import of the words 'spectatus,' 'palus,' and rudis.' may be used in repeating a question.' 6. Zum Monu

Under the head of Miscellen : -Nonnana, by H. mentum Ancyranum III. J. Schmidt. The continuTiedke. Athenaeus, iv. p. 174. F. Dümmler. Reads ation of a critical review of the edition by Wolfflin Eeyopárns for Eevopây and restores the lines. Diog. and Wilamowitz. 7. Laeviana. C. Haeberlin. Col. Laert. I. 79, und die Chronologie des Pittakos. F. lecting the references to this little-known poet. 8. Susemihl. Quintilian, x. 1, 46. E. Wolmin. Reads Ueher die römische Aedilität in ältester Zeit. Ed. ' fluminum' for 'amnium.' Quintili in, x. 1, 79.

Moll. A review and comparison of the works of F. Becher. Removes comma after “studiosus' and Soltau, Herzog, and Ohneszeit, on the subject. places it after compositione.' Apulei Metamor. Notes on the following also appear : phoses. Joh. van der Vliet. Ist Herodot's Ges hichte Tac. dial. de Or. cap 10. (Th. Stangl.) Read vollendet ?' E. Meyer. Decides in the affirmative 'transisse' for 'transit et.' Minucius Felix Octavius. in spite of vii. 213. Verschleppte griechische In. (A. Eussner.) Theophrastus Char. 29. (G. F. Unger.) schriften. K. Schumacher. Ala classiana in Köln, Callimachus, Hym. Del. 1. 10. (C. Haeberlin.) Real by ‘F. B.' A tomb-inscription found at Cologne Kápvei' airhons. Aristotle, Psychol. (Fr. Susemihl.) jiroving the ala classiana to have been stationed there, Ammianus Marcellinus, xxvi. 6, 15. (Th. Stangl.) probably to cooperate with the fleet. Nachtrag zu Read 'cavationem' for 'cavillationem' and perhaps vol. xli. p. 640. A. Riese.

'infimam' for ' miciam.' Rhet. Lat. ed. Halm,

P.

65.

Carmen de figuris, 41 ff. (A. Eussner.) Read 'fama' Zeitechrift für das Gymnasinlwesen herausg. G. von for 'famam.' Aristophan. Acharn. 1095. (C. Hae.

H. KERX und H. J. MÜLLER. Berlin. Jan. 1887. berlin.) Read
The only articles which call for mention here are, συ δ' έγκόνει: δείπνόν τις εν σκευαζέτω.
(1) On the History of the Roman Empire in Higher
Education,' by Dr. H. Schiller, pp. 8-21, in which he

Under Jahresberichte' comes the first part of a insists on the importance of this study in the upper

paper by H. Landwehr on the researches made in forms of schools of higher education, and suggests

Greek history between 1882 and 1886. improvements in the methods of teaching it, by

Under Miscellen' appear the following :paying less attention to proper names and more to

1. A contribution to Latin epigraphy, by Joh. the growth of institutions. (2) Two Jahrexberichte

Schmidt, on .cupula,' arguing that in certain African dis philologischen Vereins zu Berlin, the former a

inscr. the word occurs and signifies a tombstone of report by H. J. Müller, editor of Weissenborn's Livy, peculiar form. 2. On Sophocles Electra, by E. on the literature of Livy during 1885 and 1886 (pp. Deiter, commenting on Il. 157 f., 466 f., 757 f, 1-30), the latter by G. Andresen (pp. 31-48 incom

986 f. 3. On the quotation from Polybius in Julius plete), on Tacitus during 1884 and 1885. Besides the

Africanus, ap. Eusebius, Praep. evang. x. 10, 3, hy 3rd ed. of Weissenborn (Bks vi-viii), and the 4th of

G. F. Unger, who thinks Nonviotopos should be Madrig and Ussing which has been revised by Siesbye

substituted for Non vßiou. 4. On the Periplus of the and Zacharia (Bks xxi-xxv), Luterbacher's school

Pseudo-Scylax, by Wiedemann. "That the Egyptian edition of Bks iii and iv with explanatory notes is

information is drawn from Hecataeus and not from praised. Two books of criticism are commended,

Hdt., and that it represents Hecataeus more faithQurestiones criticre et_prlaeographicae de vetustis

fully than Hdt. does ; as no personal observation is codicibus Livianis by W. Heraeus, and Prolegomena

used to correct him.' 5. Critical notes on Cicero's in T. Livii librum xxiii by A. Frigele. The reviewer philosophical works., H. Deiter. 6. The position of notices only one English book (L. D. Dowdall, Bk xxi)

March ist in the old Latin solar year, by L. Holzapfel, which he pronounces to be merely a compilation, and

who places it on Feb. 24th. A summary of periodione French by L. Duvan, giving an account of a new

cals completes the number. MS. of the 1st decad, which he considers to be of no importance. He also gives the names of nine English The Philol. Anzciger for Jan. 6th contains reviews hooks, four French, three Italian, two Hungarian, of the following :two Russian, which he has not seen. Andresen 1. Hübner, Römische Epigraphik in Iwan Müller's notices seven German books on Tacitus, and names Handbuch, by Joh. Schmidt, favourable, but con. two French and one Italian. He speaks of K. Heräus' testing many points. 2. Miller, De decretis Atticis, 4th ed. of Hist. i ii, and 3rd ed. of iii-v as having been Quaestiones Epigraphicae. “Disputes Hartel's posiconsiderably improved.

tion, and establishes his own after a careful examina

tion of the material.' 3. Allbracht, Kampf und The Philologus, vol. xlvi., part 1, contains :- Kampfschilderung bei Homer. Confounds poetic

1. Duo commentarii de comoedia,' by G. Stude- and absolute truth ; throws light on Homer, but not mund, giving the Greek text with the readings of on primitive warfare.' 4. Hüttig, Zur Characteristik five MSS. and parallel extracts from Valla. 2. Pseudo- Homerischer Composition. 5. Seeliger, Die UeberPlutarchus de Metro Heroico. G. Studemund. Edited lieferung der Griechischen Heldensage bei Stesichorus. from codex C. Parisiis. 3. Das Prooemium der * From a narrow, but instructive,. point of view.' 6. Odysee, und der Anfang des fünften Buches, by A. Ohlert, Räthsel und Gesellschaftsspiele der alten Scotland, proposing to cut them down as follows : Griechen. 7. Christ, Platonische Studien. “The i. 1 14, 11-14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 26 ; v. 4, 28-31, Parmenides must have preceded the Sophistes.' 8. 43, with some changes in the reading. 4. Beiträge Kopp, Beiträge zur Griechischen Excerptenlitteratur, zu Sophocles Oedipus Rex. A. Spengel

. 1. 198 by 0. Crusius, who refutes the charge of fictitiousness reads tenei, 287, puts colon at toût', 328 f. supplies brought against Miller's Athous. 9. Below, De έσται with ου μή ποτε and takes ως όπως, 597-600, Hiatu Plautino Quaestionum Prima Pars, qua agitur drrave' = = εμοί, νούς sc. έμός and κακός is predicative, de hiatu qui fit in thesi. 10. Plessis, Italici Ilias 1221 f. the reference is to the deliverance from the Latina. Very severely handled. 11. F. B. Jerons. plngrie, 1512 f. reads etxero' euol ol karpos ... and The Development of the Athenian Democracy. Dois construes Etxeo be actively, 1526 reads * Tls... for not agree with the position taken up. 12, 13, 14, 15,

Bücheler und Zitelmann, Das Recht von Gortyn, Suppl. to Rh. Mus. vol. 40. The text by Bücheler, the subject matter by Zitelmann ; excellently treated. Lewy, Altes Stadtrecht von Gortyn auf Kreta. "Handy and clear.' J. und T. Baunach, Die Inschrift von Gortyn. With a careful and valuable commentary, mainly philological.' J. Simon, Zur Inschrift von Gortyn. 'Careless and faulty.' 16. Liebenam, Beiträge zur Verwaltungsgeschichte des Römischen Kaiserreichs, I. Die Laufbahn der Procuratoren, bis auf die Zeit Diocletians. 17. Schweder, Ueber die Weltkarte des Kosmographen von Ravenna, Versuch einer Rekonstruktion der Karte. "The world as a circle with Jerusalem as the centre, divided into 24 hours by lines through Ravenna.'

It further contains a list of publications, miscel. laneous notes, and an index to the philological articles in periodicals for 1886. The Journal of Philology. No. XXX. Macmillan.

8vo. 48. 6d. On Aurelius Victor. By F. Haverfield. - Aristotle, Politics III 2 2 (Congreve) ; 12756, 16. By Wm. Ridgeway. – Notes on Plautus, Mercator, Prol. 54, and III 1 26 (524). By J. H. Onions.Placidiana (ed. Denerling). By J. H. Onions.'AMPATOZ — 'AMPAKTOE Pionii vita Polycarpi 8 (Lightfoot's Ignatius and Polycarp, II 1021, 39). By John E. B. Mayor.--Suetonius Augustus, 92. By John E. B. Mayor. -'H 'ENETKOTža in Heliodorus. By John E. B. Mayor.- Eunapius Vit. Soph. pp. 477, 35 and 480, 14. Didot. By John E. B. Mayor. -Seneca de Beneficiis vi 16, § 2 Medicus Amicus, Medicus Imperator. By John E. B. Mayor.-Olem. Al. Stroin. iv § 62, p. 592 Potter. By John E. B.

Mayor.- Dierectus. By H. Nettleship. --The Study
of Latin Grammar among the Romans in the First
Century. By H. Nettleship. Herodotus in
Egypt. By D. D. Heath.-Notes on a Fortnight's
Research in the Bibliothèque Nationale of Paris. By
Robinson Ellis.—On the Trilogy and Tetralogy in the
Greek Drama. By A. E. Haigh.-Plato's later Theory
of Ideas. Vi. The Politicus. By Henry Jackson.
-William Hepworth Thompson. By C. Merivale.

Expositor, Jan. 1887. In a very interesting paper which is continued in the Feb. number, Prof. Sanday states and examines three theories which he connects with the names of Bishop Lightfoot, Dr. Hatch, and Dr. A. Harnack, upon the origin of the Christian Ministry. Other articles are on Prof. Westcott as a theologian, by the Rev. W. H. Simcox, on the prophetess Deborah, by Prof. A. B. Davidson, on Difficult Texts of the Old Testament, by Prof. Driver. Prof. Cheyne gives brief laudatory notices of Kuehnen's Introduction to the Hexatcuch and Dr. C. A. Briggs' on Messianic Prophecy.

In the Feb. number Prof. Westcott writes on Some Lessons from the Revised Version of the New Testament ; Prof. J. A. Beet defends the literal meaning of áprayuós in Phil. ii. 6, translating deemed not his being cqual to God a means of (perhaps rather

ground for ') grasping earthly good for himself.' Dr. Godet writes on the ep. to Philemon. There are also bricf notices by Dr. Marcus Dodds of Old Biblical Texts no. ii, Weymouth's Resultant Greck Testament, Rendel Harris' Fragments of Philo Judacus, and the 2nd ed. of Salmon's Introduction to the New Testament, containing a new chapter on the non-canonical books.

LIST OF NEW BOOKS PUBLISHED FROM JANUARY 1

TO FEBRUARY 15, 1887. This List will be issued regularly with each number, and an attempt will be made to include in it all works bearing on the study of Classical Antiquity actually published during the ir.onth. New editions will only be chronicled if there is a change either in matter or in price. New periodical publications will be registered on the appearance of the first Number, and a general list of all such as treat of Classical Studies will be given at the end of the year,

BOOKS PUBLISHED IN ENGLAND. Acschylus. The Seven against Thebes of Aeschylus, Homer. Odyssey, Books I.-XII. Translated into

with an Introduction, Commentary and Translation English Verse by the Earl of Carnarvon. Post 8vo. by A. W. Verrall, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, 300 pp. London, Macmillan. 78. 6d. Cambridge. 8vo. xl. 179 pp. London, Macmillan. Horace. The Eton Horace. Part I, The Odes and 78. 6d.

Epodes. With notes to the Odes. Book I. By Cacsar. The Gallic War. With Notes, Vocabulary, F. W. Cornish, M.A., Assistant Master at Eton and Maps. 16mo. London, Rivingtons.

College. Crown 8vo. London, Murray. 38. 6d. Book ). 48, 48 pp. Map. 18.

Jebb (R. C.) Homer : an Introduction to the Iliad Book 11. 72, 37 pp. Map. 1s.

and the Odyssey. 12mo. vi. 202 pp. Glasgow, Ciccro. Cato Major, de Senectute, edited with Notes MacLehose, 38. 6d. by L. Huxley. 16mo. Oxford, Clarendon Press. 2s. Juvenal. Thirteen Satires of Juvenal, edited with

Oratio Philippica Secunda, with Introduction Introduction and Notes by C. H. Pearson, M.A., and Notes by A. G. Peskett, M.A., Fellow of sometime Fellow of Oriel College, Oxforrl, and Magdalenc College, Cambridge. 16mo. xxiv. 151 pp. H. A. Strong, M.A., LL.D., Professor of Latin in Cambridge, Pitt Press. 38. 6d.

Liverpool University College. 12mo. 147, 162 Pl". Euripides. Andromache. Literally translated from Oxford, Clarendon Press.

the text of Paley by W. J. Hickie. 12mo. 38 pp. Kennedy (B. H.) Latin Vocabulary. Now edition, London, Cornish. ls. 6d.

revised and cnlarged. Post 8vo. 154 pp. London, Gcare (R.) Notes on Thucydides, Book J., compiled Longmans. 28. 6d.

and original. 16mo. iv. 242 pp. London, Longmans. Mahaffy (J. P.) Alexander's Empire. 8vo. xxii. 2s. 6d.

322 pp. With Maps and Illustrations. London, Gretton (F. E., Head Master of Stamford Grammar Fisher Unwin. 58. School). Classical Coincidences.

12mo. 68 pp.

Mommsen (J.) The History of Rome from Caesar to London, Elliot Stock.

Diocletian. Translated with the author's sanction Head (B. V.) Historia Numinorum. A Manual of Greek and additions by W. P. Dickson. With maps.

Numismatics. Large 8vo. lxxx. 807 pp. 5 plates, 2 vols. 8vo. 720 pp. London, Bentley. £1 16s. 399 woodcuts. Oxford, Clarendon Press. £2 2s. Nepos. Selections illustrative of Greek and Roman

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