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" This inscription was made for all ; and for the Spartans in particular : " 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... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 491
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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An analysis and summary of Herodotus [by J.T. Wheeler].

James Talboys Wheeler - 1848 - 231 pages
...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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Herodotus

Herodotus - 1879
...the spot where they fellj and of those who died before they who were dismissed by Leonidas went away, the following inscription has been engraved over them...prophet, who, at the time well knowing the impending fate, would not abandon the leaders of Sparta." The Amphictyons are the persons who honoured them with...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...over them : " Four thousand from Peloponnesus oace fought on this spot with three hundred myriad's." This inscription was made for all ; and for the Spartans...prophet, who, at the time well knowing the impending fate, would not abandon the leaders of Sparta." The Amphictyons are the persons who honoured them with...
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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, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...who died before they who were dismissed by Leonidas went away, the following inscription has be*.n engraved over them : " Four thousand from Peloponnesus...prophet, who, at the time well knowing the impending fate, would not abandon the leaders of Sparta." The Amphictyons are the persons who honoured them with...
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The Makers of Hellas: A Critical Inquiry Into the Philosophy and Religion of ...

E. E. G. - 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 gloiious city shall be destroyed by the sons of Perseus, or the watchers of...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians: D. 843-1161

Charles Francis Horne, Rossiter Johnson - 1905 - 380 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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The Leisure Hour, Volume 7

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - 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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Methodist Magazine and Review, Volume 54

1901
...columns erected to their memory. The Spartan inscription thrills even the cold western heart to-dav " Stranger, go tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here obedient to their command." Greek epitaphs abound, and are full of absorbing interest. The stone which marks the spot...
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