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CONTENTS OF VOLUME THE FIRST

I. Investigations on Ancient Weights, Coins, and Mea-

sures. By George Grote, Esq. ..... 1

II. Hymn to Isis. By Dr. L. Schmitz . 34

III. Greek Topography. By the Rev. A. P. Stanley, A.M. 41

IV. Herodotus. By Dr. L. Schmitz, and Professor G. Long. 85

V. A Dissertation on a Second Bosporus Cimmerius, and

several Rivers of the Palus Maeotis. By Dr. W. Plate. 85

VI. Comparative Etymology. By Dr. W. Smith . .110

VII. On the Meaning and Origin of the Verb To Tirl.

By G. C. Lewis, Esq. A.M 112

VIII. Notices of Recent Publications .... 125

No. 77 of the Westminster Review, 125—The Public Eco-

nomy of Athens; to which is added a Dissertation on the

silver mines of Laurion. By A. Boeckh. Translated by G. C.

Lewis. 2nd edition, 129.—The History of Rome by B. G.

Niebuhr, Vol. III. Translated by Dr. W. Smith, and Dr.

L. Schmitz, 130.—Observationes critic® in Platonis Comici

reliquias. Scripsit C. G. Cobet. 130.—Travels and Researches

in Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, Chaldea and Armenia, by W.

F. Ainsworth, 131.—Linwood's Lexicon to iEschylus, 132.—

Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.

Edited by Dr. W. Smith, 133.

IX. Foreign Intelligence 135

German Philological Journals, 135.—Excavations in Italy,

135.—Literary discoveries in Greece, 135.—Discoveries and

Restorations at Athens, 136.

X. Universities 137

Gottingen, 137. — Breslau, 138. — Greifswald, 138. Jena,

138—Wurzburg, 138.

XI. List of Recent Philological Publications . . 139

XII. Remarks on the Documents in the De Corona of Demos-

thenes. By Francis W. Newman . . .141

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XIII. A Memoir illustrative of the Geography of the Anabasis

ofXenophon. Parti. By W. Francis Ainsworth . 170

XIV. Certain Points in the Chronology of Herodotus, illus-

trated from Niebuhr, Kleine Schriften, and Dahlmann's

Herodot. By the Rev. R. Scott, A. M. . . . 185

XV. On Aristotle's Definition of Tragedy. By Thomas

Dyer 190

XVI. Napoleon on the Capture of Troy ..... 205

XVII. Observations on the Xanthian Marbles. By Sir Edmund

Head, Bart., A.M 222

XVIII. On the so-called Monument of Sesostris in Asia Minor.

By Dr. L. Schmitz 231

XIX. Mr. Frere's Translations of Aristophanes . . . 238

XX. Miscellanies 267

Conjecture on a passage in the Choephoroe of iKschylus,

and correction of a passage in the Hecuba of Euripides.

By Philologus, 267.—The Rape of Europa. Translated from

Lucian, by R. A. Scott, 268.—The Pushtu, or Affghan Lan-

guage, 270.

XXI. Notices of Recent Publications 271

Aristotelis opera, ex recensione Immanuelis Bekkeri. Ac-

cedunt indices Sylburgiani. Oxonii, 1837. 11 Vols. 271.—

Buttmann's Lexilogus. Translated by J. R Fishlake, second

edition, 273.

XXII. Literary Intelligence and Universities .... 273

Philological Society of London, 273.— Archaeologische Zei-

tung, 274.—Athens, 274.—Wilhelm Abeken, 275. —Berlin

Academy, 275.—Antichita della Sicilia, 276.—Rome, 276.—

Dorpat, 276.—Heidelberg, 277.—Marburg, 278.

XXIII. List of Philological Publications 278

XXIV. On the Chorus of the Eumenides. By Thomas Dyer 281

XXV. A Memoir illustrative of the Geography of the Anabasis

of Xenophon. Part II. By W. Francis Ainsworth 299

XXVI. Excursions from Rome in June 1843. By F. Buxton

Whalley, Esq., A. M -318

XXVII. On the Rhythmical Declamation of the Ancients. By

Professor John S. Blackie 338

XXVIII. Review of C. F. Heinrich's edition of Juvenal. By Pro-

fessor G. Long 369

THE

CLASSICAL MUSEUM.

METROLOGISCHE UNTERSUCHUNGEN UBER GEWICHTE,

MUNZFUSSE, UND MASSE DES ALTERTHUMS IN IHREM

ZUSAMMENHANGE, VON AUGUST. BOECKH.

BERLIN, 1838. 1 Vol. 8vo.

(INVESTIGATIONS ON ANCIENT WEIGHTS, COINS, AND

MEASURES.)

M. BOECKH has so long been celebrated in the philological world for profound erudition—for method, as well as ingenuity, in the combination of scattered facts, and for the quality, somewhat rare among eminent scholars, of sobriety in the field of conjecture—that no preface is necessary when I proceed to offer a few remarks upon one of his recent and most elaborate productions.

The Metrologie is a work not unworthy of its distinguished author. The dispersed fragments of evidence, respecting the weights, measures, and monetary systems of the ancient world— one of the most perplexing subjects in the whole range of philology,—are patiently collected, and perspicuously discussed: and the thirty chapters, of which the book consists, are so closely packed with matter, as to forbid the possibility of any condensed abstract of the entire contents. The views of M. Boeckh are, in several respects, original, differing even from opinions stated by himself in former publications: he has, moreover, imparted to the subject a new interest, by considering the metrological systems of the various countries in antiquity in continual com

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