gave a speech of rebuke to the Rhodians
for engaging overly much in the
As the Rhodian
economy lacked other significant sources of revenue, state revenue plummeted and with that, its military and naval power declined.
We had happily escaped sobriety, when some female entertainers entered: female pipers, singers, Rhodian
However, the bronze set of ritual vessels (piriform jugs, handled receptacles, thymiaterion) and Greek pottery (Rhodian
jugs) can only be found in elite tombs, such as tomb 5 at La Joya, Tumulus 2 at Parque Moret, and the barrow at El Palmaron cemetery, all in Huelva.
The Justinian Code (Corpus Juris Civilis Iustinianus) included the earlier Rhodian
law of jettison, that when some goods had to be thrown overboard to save the vessel, those whose goods survived shared in the loss on the basis of the general average value of what was sacrificed.
Glacken C J, 1967 Traces on the Rhodian
Shore: Nature and Culture in Western Thought from Ancient Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century (University of California Press, Berkeley, CA)
Trata-se de Clarence Glacken (1909--1989), com sua grande obra Traces on the Rhodian
Shore: Nature and Culture in Western Thought from Ancient Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century (1967), considerada por muitos como o mais importante livro sobre historia das ideias Ocidentais sobre natureza.
In Traces on the Rhodian
Shore (Glacken 1967), one of the most encompassing essays on the history of the environment in the Western tradition, Clarence Glacken developed a detailed critical assessment of the assumption according to which the sphere of human activities is separate from the natural world.
Sea Laws were the first attempt at codifying maritime law, which consisted of the customs that long outdated this effort by the Greeks between 800 and 900 B.C.
Basilisco, a Rhodian
knight, displays sorrow over the capture of Rhodes by Turkish troops.
GLACKEN, CLARENCE J., Traces on the Rhodian
Shore, The University of California Press, Berkeley/Los Angeles, 1967.
In Balaustion's Adventure, the Rhodian
girl Balaustion and her companions, on their way to join Athens in the war against Sparta, are about to be refused shelter in the harbour of Sparta's Syracusan allies when she offers to recite the Alcestis to them, and Then, because Greeks are Greeks, and hearts are hearts, And poetry is power,--they all outbroke In a great joyous laughter with much love.