Excerpt From The Sibylline Oracles Translated From The Greek Into English Blank VerseIt Must Be Remembered That The Greek Text Of These Books Has Come Down To Us In A Very Corrupt State, Mutilated In A Number Of Places, And Notable For Its Imperfect Meters Many Of The Geographical And Historical Allusions Are Obscure And Uncertain, And The Several Books Contain Numerous Rep Etitions For The Convenience Of The Critical Reader The Corresponding Lines Of The Greek Text Are Indicated At The Foot Of Each Page Of The Translation, And In The Notes Refer Emees Are Furnished To The Places In The Writings Of The Christian Fathers And Other Ancient Authors Where The Sibyl Is Quoted, Or Where Similar Sentiments Occur It Is Hoped That Our Introduction And Foot Notes Will Also Supply The Information Which Readers In General Will Desire But It Should Be Observed That There Are Many Passages Which All The Learning And Ingenuity Of Scholars Have Hitherto Failed To Make ClearAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
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