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" Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their commands." This was for the Lacedaemonians ; and for the prophet, the following : " This is the monument of the illustrious Megistias, whom once the Medes, having passed the river... "
Herodotus - Page 489
by Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...those who died before they who were dismissed by Leonidas went away, the following inscription has been engraved over them : " Four thousand from Peloponnesus...the impending fate, would not abandon the leaders of Sparta.'fjf The Amphictyons are the persons who honoured them witli these inscriptions and columns,...
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An analysis and summary of Herodotus [by J.T. Wheeler].

James Talboys Wheeler - 1848
...4000 Peloponnesians fought against 3,000,000." The second, which referred to the Spartans, said, " Stranger ! go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here obedient to their commands ! " An engraved monument was also erected to Megistias the augur, by his friend Simonides, saying,...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 42

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1888
...pass of Thermopylae against the myriads of Xerxes. He tells us that this epigram ran as follows : — Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians, that we lie here, obedient to their commands.* A still more ancient inscription of this character is preserved, which is attributed to Cleobulus,...
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Proceedings, Volume 42

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1888
...pass of Thermopylae against the myriads of Xerxes. He tells us that this epigram ran as follows : — Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians, that we lie here, obedient to their commands.* A still more ancient inscription of this character is preserved, which is attributed to Cleobulus,...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1892 - 613 pages
...those who died before they who were dismissed by Leonidas went nway, the following inscription has been engraved over them : " Four thousand from Peloponnesus...knowing the impending fate, would not abandon the Jeaders of Sparta." The Amphictyons are the persons who honored them with these inscriptions and columns,...
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The Makers of Hellas: A Critical Inquiry Into the Philosophy and Religion of ...

Frank Byron Jevons - 1903 - 711 pages
...into the pass under the lash ; not by Persian might but by treachery alone was Thermopylae taken.1 " Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here obedient to their commands." " Either your great and glorious city shall be destroyed by the sons of Perseus, or the watchers of...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians ...

Charles Francis Horne, Rossiter Johnson, John Rudd - 1905 - 440 pages
...them : " Four thousand from Peloponnesus once fought on this spot with three hundred myriads ! " l This inscription was made for all ; and for the Spartans..."Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, 1 Three millions. K., VOL. i.— 24 obedient to their commands ! " This was for the Lacedaemonians...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 44

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1858
...stone lion raised to his memory at the entrance to the pass, and of the inscription placed over all : " Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their commands." When he pronounced these words, there went up a shout from the assembled multitude, which rent the...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...slain Spartans, who were buried on the spot where they fell, the following inscription was engraved: 10 "Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their commands." —Abridged. NOTES AND QUESTIONS Biographical and Historical Note. Herodotus (4847-425? B. c.) was...
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