We have no information, not even a tradition, concerning the first migration of the human race into Italy. It was the universal belief of antiquity that in Italy, as well as elsewhere, the first population had sprung from the soil.
Under the Julian and Claudian emperors, the Parthians seem to have been the leading power at the mouth of the Indus.
The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.
All good Literature rests primarily on insight.
Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them.
Little do we find any Phoenician architecture or plastic art at all comparable even to those of Italy, to say nothing of the lands where art was native.
About the time of the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome, the Etruscan power had reached its height.
Good writers are of necessity rare.
The order of things established by the Romans in Libya rested in substance on a balance of power between the Nomad kingdom of Massinissa and the city of Carthage.
Insight is the first condition of Art.