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“ The Notes are judicious, and, a rare merit in English Notes, not too numerous or too long. A most useful feature in the work is the Analysis of Müller's celebrated dissertations.”—BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW.
Aristotle. AN INTRODUCTION TO ARISTOTLE'S
RHETORIC. With Analysis, Notes, and Appendices. By E. M. COPE, Senior Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge.
This work is introductory to an edition of the Greek Text of Aristotle's Rhetoric, which is in course of preparation. Its object is to render that treatise thoroughly intelligible. The author has aimed to illustrate, as preparatory to the detailed explanation of the work, the general bearings and relations of the Art of Rhetoric in itself, as well as the special mode of treating it adopted by Aristotle in his peculiar system. The evidence upon obscure or doubtful questions connected with the subject is examined ; and the relations which Rhetoric bears, in Aristotle's view, to the kindred art of Logic are fully considered. A connected Analysis of the work is given, sometimes in the form of paraphrase; and a few important matters are separately discussed in Appendices. There is added, as a general Appendix, by way of specimen of the antagonistic system of Isocrates and others, a complete analysis of the treatise called 'PnTopixo #pos ’Aréfavopov, with a discussion of its authorship and of the probable results of its teaching.
ARISTOTLE ON FALLACIES ; OR, THE SOPHISTICI
ELENCHI. With a Translation and Notes by EDWARD Poste,
M.A., Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. 8vo. 8s. 6d. Besides the doctrine of Fallacies, Aristotle offers, either in this treatise or in other passages quoted in the commentary, various glances over the world of science and opinion, various suggestions or problems which are "ill agitated, and a vivid picture of the ancient system of dialectics, which
hoped may be found both interesting and instructive. “It is not holarlike and careful, it is also perspicuous.”—GUARDIAN. “ It is
work of great skill.”-SATURDAY REVIEW.
Blackie.-GREEK AND ENGLISH DIALOGUES FOR USE
IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES. By JOHN STUART BLACKIE,
Why should the old practice of conversing in Latin and Greek be
altogether discarded ?”—PROFESSOR JOWETT. Professor Blackie has been in the habit, as part of the regular training of his class in Edinburgh University, of accustoming the students
converse in Greek. This method he has found to be eminently successful as a means of furnishing the students cuith a copious vocabulary, training them to use it promptly, confidently, and with correct articulation, and instilling into them an accurate and intelligent knowledge of Greek Grammar. The method which has been so highly successful in Professor Blackie's hands, he believes, may be used with equal success by others ; he has therefore in the present little volume furnished a series of twenty-five graduated Dialogues in parallel columns of Greek and English on a great variety of subjects, all of them calculated both to interest and instruct young men going through the usual course of School an: College education in this Country. In the Preface, the Author fully expiains the aim of the book, and the principle on which he himself intends to use it; where also, as well as in the Preliminary Remarks on Orthoepy, he gives a brief account of his theory of Greek Pronunciation, a theory which is now being gradually adopted by all the most eminent English scholars. The work hys been revised by several eminent scholars, both English and Scotch. The GLOBE says “Professor Blackie's system is sensible; his book is likely to be useful to teachers of Greek; and his suggestions valuable to the learners of any language.”
Cicero.—THE SECOND PHILIPPIC ORATION.
With an Introduction and Notes, translated from the German of KARL HALM. Edited, with Corrections and Additions, by JOHN E. B. MAYOR, M.A., Fellow and Classical Lecturer of St. John's College, Cambridge. Third Edition, revised. Fcap. 8vo. 55.
This volume opens with a List of Books useful to the Student of Cicero, including History, Chronology, Lexicons, and some account of various editions, mostly German, of the works of Cicero. The Introduction is based on Haim: where Halm gives a reference to a classic, the passage has been commonly printed at length ; where the reference is to Halm's notes on other Ciceronian speeches, or to modern books, the additional matter has been incorporated: and the numerous Greek quotations have been rendered into English. The English editor has further illustrated the work by additions drawn, for the most part, (I) from the ancient authorities; (2) from his own private marginal references, and from collections ; (3) from the notes of previous commentators. A copious 'argument' is also given. “On the whole we have rarely met with an edition of a classical author which so thoroughly fulfils the requirements of a good school-book.”EDUCATIONAL TIMES. “A valuable edition,” says the ATHENÆUM.
THE ORATIONS OF CICERO AGAINST CATILINA. With
Notes and an Introduction. Translated from the German of Karl
of Latin in Owens College, Manchester. Fcap. 8vo. 35. 6d. This edition is a reprint of the one prepared by Professor Halm for Orelli's Cicero. The historical introduction of Mr. Wilkins bring's together all the details which are known respecting Catiline and his relations with the great orator. A list of passages where conjectures have been admitted into the text, and also of all variations from the text of Kayser (1862) is added at the end. Finally the English Editor has subjoined a large number of notes, both original and selected from Curtius, Schleischer, Corssen, and other well-known critics, an analysis of the orations, and an index.
Demosthenes.-DEMOSTHENES ON THE CROWN. The
Greek Text with English Notes. By B. DRAKE, M.A., late Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Fourth Edition, to which is prefixed ÆSCHINES AGAINST CTESIPHON, with English Notes. Fcap. 8vo. 55.
An Introduction discusses the immediate causes of the two orations, and their gen. ral character. The Notes contain frequent references to the best authorities. Among the appendices at the end is a chronological table of the life and public career of Æschines and Demosthenes. “ A neat and useful edition.”—ATHENÆUM. Hodgson.—MYTHOLOGY FOR LATIN VERSIFICATION.
A brief Sketch of the Fables of the Ancients, prepared to be rendered into Latin Verse for Schools. By F. Hodgson, B.D., late Provost of Eton. New Edition, revised by F. C. HODGSON,
M.A. 18mo. 35. The late Provost of Eton has here supplied a help to the composition of Latin Verse, combined with a brief introduction to Classical Mythology. In this new edition a few mistakes have been rectified ; rules have been added to the Prosody; and a more uniform system has been adopted with regard to the help afforded. Juvenal.—Thirteen Satires of JUVENAL. With a Commentary.
By John E. B. Mayor, M.A., Fellow of St. John's College,
The text is accompanied by a copious Commentary. For various notes the author is indebted to Professors Munro and Conington. All the citations have been taken anew from the original authors. “ A painstaking and critical edition."--SPECTATOR. ** For really ripe scholarship, extensive acquaintance with Latin literature, and familiar knowledge of continental criticism, ancient and modern, it is unsurpassed among English editions.”—EDINBURGH REVIEW. Marshall.–A TABLE OF IRREGULAR GREEK VERBS,
classified according to the arrangement of Curtius' Greek Grammar. By J. M. MARSHALL, M. A., Fellow and late Lecturer of Brasenose College, Oxford ; one of the Masters in Clifton College. 8vo.
cloth. The system of this tabie has been borrowed from the excellent Greek Grammar of Dr. Curtius.
Mayor (John E. B.)- FIRST GREEK READER. Edited
after Karl Halm, with Corrections and large Additions by John E. B. MAYOR, M.A. Fellow and Classical Lecturer of St. John's College, Cambridge. Second and Cheaper Edition. Fcap. 8vo.
A selection of short passages, serving to illustrate especially the Greek Accitence. A good deal of syntax is incidentally taught, and Madvig and other books are cited, for the use of masters : but no learner is expected to know more of syntax than is cintained in the Notes and Vocabulary. d preface “ To the Reader,” not only explains the aim and method of the volume, but also deals with classical instruction generally. The extracts are uniformly in the Attic dialect, and any Hellenistic forms occurring in the original classic authors, such as Ælian and Polybius, have been discurded in favour of the corresponding Attic expressions. This book may be used in connexion with Mayor's “ Greek for Beginners." • After a careful examination we are inclined to consider this volume unrivalled in the hold which its pithy sentences are likely to take on the memory, and for the amount of true scholarship embodied in the annotations."--EDUCATIONAL TIMES. Mayor (Joseph B.)—GREEK FOR BEGINNERS. By the
Rev. J. B. MAYOR, M.A., Professor of Classical Literature in
in one vol., fcap. 8vo. cloth, 4s. 60. The distinctive method of this book consists in building up a boy's knowledge of Greek upon the foundation of his knowledge of English and Latin, instead of trusting everything to the unassisted memory. The forms and constructions of Greek have been thoroughly compared with those of Latin, and no Greek words have been used in the earlier part of the book except such as have connexions either in English or Latin. Each step leads naturally on to its successor, grammatical forms and rules are at once applied in a series of graduated exercises, accompanied by ample vocabularies. Thus the book serves as Grammar, Exercise book, and Vocabulary. Where possible, the Grammar has been simplified ; the ordinary ten declensions are reduced to three, which correspond to the