The conventional Latin title is De Mirabilibus Auscultationibus or, more simply, De Mirabilibus. Although the work is certainly not by Aristotle. ELECTRYONE Η Ε Ρ ΩΝΗ East Adriatic in Pseudo-Aristotle’s De Mirabilibus Auscultationibus David Štrmelj University of Zadar [email protected] Abstract: . de Mirabilibus Auscultationibus (Classic Reprint) by Aristotle Aristotle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Its flesh has an agreeable taste.

auscultationibs And so the young ones, as though avenging the death of their father, bite through their mother’s belly. They put out branches like the myrtle suitable for crowns. Next paragraph informs us with extraordinary fertility of cattle in Illyria.

Images with borders lead to more information. When this happens the wave is carried high in the air with a loud noise over a wide space upwards, so that, when auscultationiibus high in the air, it can be seen by those who are a long way off, not like the high travel of the sea but white and foamy, and like the tracks which are made by violent storms. The correction was made by a later hand.

The Statue of Bitys. The Stone of Madness. The Wild Pear ausccultationibus Ceos. They say that this is in no way concealed, nor happens for a short time, but that the fire rises all the summer time, and water all the winter.

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But if one forces one’s way close to them, they let out of their mouths a quantity of phlegm, which apparently blows at the faces of dogs and men alike, so as to choke and blind them. The “seven” are the seven largest islands in the Mediterranean: The editors have secured the co-operation of various scholars in the task of translation.


The same thing is said to occur at Lampsacus. They say that in many parts of Italy there are many memorials of Heracles on the roads over which he travelled. Another marvel also they say occurs among the Heneti: Consequently they honour storks, and it is unlawful to kill them; if anyone does so, he is liable to the same penalties as a murderer. They say that once in Tenos, the Thessalian city, one was killed by a woman, and this was the manner of its death. It is no coincidence that the first works that can be classified as actual “paradoxography” were compiled by Callimachus of Cyrene, working in mirabiljbus library and engaging in conversations with other scholars there.

They say that among the Celts there is a poison called 86 by them ‘arrow-poison’, which they assert produces cor- ruption so quickly that the Celtic huntsmen, when they 15 have shot a stag, or any other animal, run up to it in haste, and cut out the wounded mirailibus of the flesh, before the poison spreads, as well for the sake of the food as to prevent the animal from ajscultationibus.

While it was replying the woman became sleepy, and as it approached still nearer she could not control her sleepiness. Polycritus, who has written the history of Sicily in verse, states that in a certain part of the interior there is a little lake, with a circumference about that of a shield, and this 35 contains water transparent indeed, but somewhat turbid.

Daunia and the Arms of Diomedes. In his Geography, in the chapter dealing with Illyricum, Strabo is quoting Theopompus saying that he overstretched the length of the coastline and that: It smells of sulphur and vitriol, and round it grows thick grass, which is a most surprising fact, and there are huge trees not more than four cubits away from the fire.


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And this, they declare, is not a secret occurrence, nor does it appear for only a short time ; but it sends forth 25 the fire throughout the whole summer, and the water throughout the whole winter. Dello pseudo aristotelico “de mirabilibus auscultationibus”. The legend is that these birds are descended from the companions of Diomedes, who were wrecked near the island, when Diomedes was treacherously murdered by Aeneas, the king of those parts at the time.

Among other literally sources, we can quote Pseudo-Aristotle who mentions temples in Daunia and among Peucentini where belongings of Diomedes and his crew were honoured.

The waves of the sea carry the timber of ships and the bodies of men all together, and so do the storms of destructive fire.

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It is stated that these are works of Daedalus, a memorial of old times, ee he, fleeing before 30 Minos from Sicily and Crete, put in to these places. On the plane named Salamandria in red circle was situated Pseudo Aristotle’s temple mentioned in chapter The Crows of Crannon.

Hibernating Birds and Fish.

The Stone called ‘Modon’. Of this they say that 20 Dionysius the Elder obtained possession, and sold it to the Carthaginians for one hundred and twenty talents.