Tag: Rome

Gaius Plinius Secundus, Historia Naturalis (77)

Gaius Plinius Secundus, Historia Naturalis (77)

Source:┬áia700302.us.archive.org/29/items/plinysnaturalhis00plinrich/plinysnaturalhis00plinrich.pdf CHAPTER I. Whether the World be finite, and but one. THE World 1 , and that which, by another Name. Men have thought Good to call …

 

De Legibus, Marcus Tullius Cicero (50BC)

De Legibus, Marcus Tullius Cicero (50BC)

Book 1 A: Therefore, in this spare time, as you say, why do you not explain to us these very things themselves and write about …

 

The City of God, Augustine of Hippo (426)

The City of God, Augustine of Hippo (426)

BOOK I. ARGUMENT. Augustin censures the pagans, who attributed the calamities of the world, and especially the recent sack of rome by the goths, to the christian …

 

Letters to a Young Poet #5

Letters to a Young Poet #5

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke Publication date: 1903   Rome October 29, 1903   Dear Sir,   I received your letter of August 29 in Florence, and it has taken me this long two …

 

Italian journey

Italian journey

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Translated: W.H.Auden, Elizabeth Mayer Written: 1786 – 1788 ROME November 22 On the Feast of St. Cecilia I must write a few lines to keep alive …