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American Nepos

James Jones Wilmer

American Nepos

a collection of the lives of the most remarkable and the most eminent men, who have contributed to the discovery, the settlement, and the independence of America : calculated for the use of schools

by James Jones Wilmer

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Published by Published by A. Miltenberger, and John Vance & Co. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination408 p. ;
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14822859M
    LC Control Number17004263

    Cornelius Nepos, First Edition. You Searched For: Only two of Botfield s books in the sale, both illustrated with woodcuts, are represented by vellum copies: the Paris-MacCarthy-Hibbert copy of Le Rozier Historial de France, Paris: , bound by Lewis and bought from Payne & Foss for 30 gns. (estimate £70,,); and Vigerius s. For a man who devoted such energy to chronicling the exploits of famous men, Cornelius Nepos left behind few clues about his own life. Nepos was likely born within a decade of BC in Cisalpine Gaul, the district of northern Italy bounded to the north by the Alps and to the south by the Rubicon River. This prosperous region would produce many of the great Roman authors, Author: Cornelius Nepos, Bret Mulligan.

    Nancy was an American brig, also called brigantine, chartered to transport war supplies during the American Revolutionary learning that independence had been declared, her captain, according to his daughter, raised the first American flag in a foreign port. Evading British capture, she was later intentionally destroyed with a huge blast on J , during the Fate: Destroyed J during the Battle . The American war against nepotism began in the eighteenth century, with the abolition of English inheritance practices such as primogeniture and entail, in which the family estate was passed.

    Mark Nepo has 57 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mark Nepo’s most popular book is The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present. Life of Cornelius Nepos. Nepos lived in the first century BC. Pliny the Elder twice refers to him as dying in the principate of Augustus (Natural History, ix; x), and he seems to have lived from around 99BC to around know from his own words that he outlived Atticus, who died in 32 BC, and that he lived to an advanced age.


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Nepos, Cornelius: The lives of Cornelius Nepos, (New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American book company, []), ed. by Thomas Bond Lindsay (page images at HathiTrust) Nepos, Cornelius: The lives of Cornelius Nepos, ([n.p.], ), also by Thomas Bond Lindsay (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). In addition to Nepos's biographies of Cato and Atticus, the book includes the Preface to the Foreign Generals, Fragments, and the Letters of Cornelia.; Add to Cart 1-Click ordering is not available for this : Cornelius Nepos.

Cornelius Nepos has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cornelius Nepos’s most popular book is Cornelius Nepos. Introduction. Cornelius Nepos (b. –d.c. 25 BCE) is the first biographer in Latin whose works survive and the first biographer from antiquity whose surviving works include a series of lives of political is not known to have been involved in politics, and he seems to have lived a quiet, scholarly life.

He was friends with some of the distinguished literary minds of his time. This book is in fact only one volume of Nepos' larger "De Viris Illustribus," originally containing "descriptions of foreign and Roman kings, generals, lawyers, orators, poets, historians, and philosophers," in addition to this sole surviving (and thought to be complete) book of commanders and generals (imperatores).

Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening is one of Oprah’s Ultimate Favorite Things. The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo is a year’s supply of inspirational stories and beautifully written essays that the reader can reflect on in daily doses. “Mark Nepo is a poet,” Oprah says. The American Nepos: a collection of the lives of the most remarkable and the most eminent men by [Wilmer, James Jones] [from old catalog]Pages:   It is a shame the rest of Nepos' voluminous writings (including a biography of his acquaintance Cicero) have not survived.

Well, these have, and they are back in print. Nepos, along with Caesar and especially Eutropius, are without a /5(5). CORNELIUS NEPOS. LIVES OF EMINENT COMMANDERS. PREFACE. I do not doubt that there will be many, 1 Atticus, who will think this kind of writing 2 trifling in its nature, and not sufficiently adapted to the characters of eminent men, when they shall find it related who taught Epaminondas music, or see it numbered among his accomplishments, that he danced.

Amstelodami, Prostant apud WETSTENIOSThe Lives Of Illustrious Men. Written in Latin By Cornelius Nepos. Some great bells and whistles here. This book is from the library of well-known author Francis Marion Crawford (), the son of the American sculptor Thomas Crawford, had an international upbringing.

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His book Your Erroneous Zones has sold over 30 million copies and is one of the best-selling books. Cornelius Nepos' Lives of Eminent Commanders is a collection of short biographies on the most famous generals of antiquity, Pages: Get this from a library.

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Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campaign against Rome during the Second Punic War ( BC) make him one of history's most celebrated military leaders. This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. BC) sketches Hannibal's life Author: Bret Mulligan.Cornelius Nepos: Three Lives -- Alcibiades, Dion, Atticus by Cornelius Nepos; R.

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