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EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, MEDES
BY CHARLES ROLLIN,
LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCE
OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTERS.
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
BY THE REV. R. LYNAM, A. M.
IN EIGHT VOLKNES GUILE.
Vol. IV. NEW YORK
TENTS 07 THE FOUR TII VOLUME.
BOOK IX. Continued.
THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIANS AND GRECIANS.
Page · Distory of Socrates abridged -
- 7 SECT. I. Birth of Socrates. He applies at first o sculpture; then to the study of the
sciences. His wonderful progress in them. Lis taste for inoral philosophy. His manner of living, and sufferings from the ill humour of his wife
Affection of his disciples for him. The admirable principles with which he inspires
them, both with respect to government and religion SECT. V. Socrates applies bimself to discredit the sophists in the opinion of he young
Athenians. What is to be understood of the ironical character ascrived to him . 21 Sect. VI. Socrates is accused of holding bad opinions in regard to the Gods, and of
corrupting the Athenian youth He defends himself without art or fear. He is'
condemned to die - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 Sect. VII, Socrates refuses to escape out of prison. He passes the last day of his
life in discoursing with his friends upon the immortality of the soul. He drinks the
poigon. Punishment of his accusers. Honcurs paid to bis meinory SECT. VIII. Reflections upon the sentence passed on Socrates by the Athenians, and
upon Socrates himself
ansfer from Circ. Dept 58tert, Beauch MAR 23 1909
Of the government of Sparta -
was in a manner the soul of it .
III, Laws established by Minos in Crete the model of thoso of Sparta .
Of the government of Athens