the origin and influence of the thoroughbred horse

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Die epochemachende Untersuchungen von William Ridgeway, 6 The Origin of Metallic Currency and Weight Standards. -Deutsches Rundschau, June 5, 1897. It is the induction which is the real strength of the present work. The collection of sure facts is so large, and the facts themselves hang so well together, that me cannot help accepting what they point to-at least until we see whether an adversary can make an equally good collection onUhe other side. But we do not expect to find this done.-Economic Journal, vol. 11, p. 704. One of the most important and brilliantly original works on any archaeological subject which has appeared for many years past.-Saturday Review. A book of profound. erudition, and of the first value to everyone interested in the early history of civilization.-Scotanzan. THE EARLY AGE OF GREECE, Vol. I Vol. 11 in the press. No more lucid piece of argument has been produced for many years. Mr Ridgeway takes no step which is not sure. He trusts neither to prejudice nor to speculation. He admits nothing save facts, and being an eminent anthropologist he does not reason as though Greece were a province set in a vacuum far apart from the civilization of the world.-Spectator. With the main arguments we are fully in accord. The finds both in Greece and elsewhere, on which it is largely based, appear so far as me can test the matter to be accurately stated, and no material evidence seems to have been ignored. In this part we can hardly believe that his position will be seriously questioned .... We think the legends are most likely to be the battle-ground with his opponents. But they have never been critically examined before in the light of archaeological discoveries, nor has anyone so successfully illustrated them by the way in which historical heroes, like Alexander or Charlemagne, are treated in saga and song and when so examined their consistency with themselves and with the finds is indeed remarkable. It is no small confirmation of their value that by following them Mr Ridgeway has been enabled to explain better than any of his predecessors the origin of the Homeric poems.-Athenaeum. Der vorlieeende erste Band des auf zwei Bande berechneten Werkes p erdient wegen deu Inhaltes und wegen der Art der Stofibchaudlung aufmerksame Beachtung .... ... An dieser Stellc muss das Flervoraellobent geniigen und mird wenigstens das eine gezeight haben, dass-der vorliegende Band der interessanten Schift, auch schon wegen des reichen Materials in archaologischer und prahistorischer Beziehung, ein sorgfgltiges und eingehendes Studium verdient.-hietie Philologische Rundrchau, 1902, pp. 132-5. Jetzt beginnt er in einem grossen Werke, dessen erster Band vorliegt, die Frage nach Griechenlands Jugendzeit in peinlich sorgfaltiger und ausfiihrlicher Weise zu behandeln, und das Buch diinkt uns so interessant, dass wir in einer kurzen Uebersicht seinen Gedankengang hier wiedergeben wol1en.-Allgemeine Zeitung, 1901, p. 280. THE ORIGIN AND INFLUENCE OF THE THOROUGHBRED HORSE WILLIAM RIDGEWAY, M. A., F. B. A., HON. D. LITT., DISNEY PROFESSOR, OF ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, FELLOW OF GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, SOMETIME PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN QUEENS COLLEGE, CORK, HON. MEMBER OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ATHENS. A most absolute and excellent horse. SHAKESPEARE. WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS . CAMBRIDGE at the University Press I905 . . CAXBRIDGE UNITERSITT PItESS . dRJI HOI7SE, c. F. CLXT, A S A G E R . JLot bon FRTTRI LANE, E. C. blaegolu. 30, WEJ, J. INGTON STltEET. 1Lonbo11 11. li. J, E YIS. 1 jl. GOWl R STILEET...
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