Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 333 items for :

  • All: Living a Motivated Life x
  • Classical Studies x
Clear All
Author: David Fearn

and the uncertainties this gives a picture of Sappho’s life with a favourite girl. Such were the delights which they shared – the wearing of flowers as garlands or necklaces, the use of rich scent, visits to shrines and temples, no doubt because ceremonies were held in them. That this life was

In: Greek Lyric of the Archaic and Classical Periods
Author: Sara Saba

can illuminate. 29 Just as the Attalids are key to Pergamon’s history and development, Sparta’s proximity influenced Tegea’s life for centuries. Their relationship was not consistently a state of enmity or friendship, but rather alternated between phases of collaboration and armed opposition such

In: Isopoliteia in Hellenistic Times

drink and abounding in beds, and there was a dreadful and ill-smelling stench of frogs, dying and living and dead.5298ὑπὸ δὲ τούτων τῶν κακῶν ἐλαυνομένων τῶν ᾈγυπτίων τὸν Μωυσῆν ἐκέλευσεν ὁ βασιλεὺς οἴχεσθαι τοὺς Ἑβραίους λαβόντα, καὶ παραχρῆμα τοῦτ’ εἰπόντος ἠφάνιστο τῶν βατράχων τὸ πλῆθος καὶ ἥ τε γῆ

In: Flavius Josephus Online

that covers the entrails (Lev. 3:3) is to be burnt upon the altar. Josephus here provides a connection between the dietary and sacrificial laws.6As Altshuler (1977:91) remarks, the one notable exclusion from Josephus’ list is the prohibition of flesh torn from living beasts (Exod. 22:31, Lev. 7:24, 17

In: Flavius Josephus Online

Δαυίδου μοίρας οὔτε κλῆρονWhile the leaders were saying these things to one another,1 a certain vile man who delighted in civil strife,2 Sabai,3 son of Bochori4 of the tribe of Benjamin,5 standing in the middle of the crowd, cried out in a loud voice:6 “None of us has a portion in David or an inheritance

In: Flavius Josephus Online

in [a situation of] such great poverty had not lacked for anything of what he needed, would be found to be thus vile and unholy17 towards him who had benefitted him that he would not only not save him from the wrong plotted against him by others, but would himself be solicitous to seek his [life

In: Flavius Josephus Online

of Mariamme, who was living in wedlock with the king.5 It was clear that he believed Alexandra was somebody blessed with beautiful children.626ἐκείνης δὲ εἰς λόγους ἐλθούσης αὐτῷ πείθει γραψαμένην ἀμφοτέρων εἰκόνας Ἀντωνίῳ διαπέμψασθαι· θεασαμένου γὰρ οὐδενὸς ἀτευκτήσειν ὧν ἀξιοῖ.When she had a word

In: Flavius Josephus Online
Author: Mason, Steve

, καὶ ἀποθανεῖν δὲ κελεύσας ἅπαξ τῇ ἀδελφῇ Βερενίκῃ πολλὰ δεηθείσῃ τὴν σὴν σωτηρίαν ἐχαρίσατο;Although, as you say, I am a wretch,79 King Agrippa, who had granted80 your life to you when you had been sentenced by Vespasian to die,81 and who had presented [you] with so many goods82 —for what reason did

In: Flavius Josephus Online

τοῦ Ἀμασία υἱός,King Hieroboam, after living a life of total well-being1 and ruling for forty years,2 died and was buried in Samareia.3 His son Zacharias4 succeeded to the kingship.Zechariah (Zacharias) succeeds Jereboam216ἔτος ἤδη τέταρτον πρὸς τοῖς δέκα βασιλεύοντος Ἱεροβοάμου, τῶν δύο φυλῶν

In: Flavius Josephus Online

χρώμενοι, ὡς ἐν μόνῳ τῷ καλῶς ἀποθανεῖν καὶ παραβόλως διακινδυνεῦσαι τοῖς πολεμίοις τῆς ὅλης αὐτοῖς δόξης ἀποκειμένης, οὐδὲν γὰρ τούτου περισσότερον εἶχον,Once the Palestinoi joined battle, a fierce fight ensued; the Palestinoi were victorious and did away with many of their opponents.1 Saoul, the king of

In: Flavius Josephus Online