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" Croesus gave it in charge to inquire of the oracles, whether he should make war on the Persians, and if he should unite any other nation as an ally. Accordingly, when the Lydians arrived at the places to which they were sent, and had dedicated the offerings,... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 21
by Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - 1824
...Lydians had arrived at the places to which they were sent, they consulted the oracles in these words : " Croesus, king of the Lydians " and of other nations, esteeming these to be the only ora" cles among men, sends these presents in acknowledgment " of the thing you have discovered ; and...
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1824
...Lydians had arrived at the places to which they were sent, they consulted the oracles in these words : " Croesus, king of the Lydians " and of other nations, esteeming these to be the only ora" cles among men, sends these presents in acknowledgment " of the thing you have discovered ; and...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...were the offerings he sent to Delphi; and to Amphiaraus, having ascertained his virtue and sufferings, he dedicated a shield all of gold, and a lance of...these presents in acknowledgment of your discoveries ; ad now asks, whether he should lead an army against the Persians, and whether he should join any...
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Stories of the East from Herodotus

Alfred John Church, Herodotus - 1881 - 299 pages
...should help him. So when the Lydians that had been sent on this errand were come, they enquired of the oracles, saying, " Croesus, king of the Lydians, and of other nations, holding these to be the only truth -speaking oracles that are among men, sendeth to you gifts that...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...the offerings he sent to Delphi ; and to Amphiaraus, having ascertained his virtue and sufferings, he dedicated a shield all of gold, and a lance of...of both oracles concurred, foretelling, " That if Croesus should make war on the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire ; " and they advised him...
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History of Greece, and of the Greek People, from the ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Victor Duruy - 1892
...temple of Ismenian Apollo. To the Lydians appointed to convey these presents to the temples, Crcesus gave it in charge to inquire of the oracles whether...opinions of both oracles concurred, foretelling that if Croesus should make war upon the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire; and they advised him to...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 2

Richard Garnett - 1899 - 9822 pages
...shaft as well as the points being of gold ; and these are at Thebes, in the temple of Ismenian Apollo. To the Lydians appointed to convey these presents...opinions of both oracles concurred, foretelling " that if Croesus should make war on the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire ; " and they advised him...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 3

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...temples, Croesus gave it in charge to inquire of the oracles whether he should make war on the Persia is, and if he should unite any other nation as an ally....opinions of both oracles concurred, foretelling " that if Croesus should make war on the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire ; " and they advised him...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett - 1899
...shaft as well as the points being of gold ; and these are at Thebes, in the temple of Ismenian Apollo. Lydians arrived at the places to which they were sent,...opinions of both oracles concurred, foretelling " that if Croesus should make war on the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire ; " and they advised him...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...the offerings he sent to Delphi ; and to Amphiaraus, having ascertained his virtue and sufferings, he dedicated a shield all of gold, and a lance of...of both oracles concurred, foretelling, " That if Croesus should make war on the Persians, he would destroy a mighty empire ;" and tliey advised him...
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