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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: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 467
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 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
...was Dithyrambus, son of Harmatides.J}228. In honour of the slain, who were buried on the spot w£ere they fell, and of those who died before they who were...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 - 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, 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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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: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
...the spot where they fell, and of those who died before they who were dismissed by Leonidas went nway, the following inscription has been engraved over them...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 ...

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 glorious 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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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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