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This is an immense new pupil variation of the textual content defined as "the first glossy vintage of English history." Francis Bacon's perception into human explanations, his life-long adventure of politics and executive, and his impressive literary abilities, render this historical past of the Reign of King Henry VII a massive paintings of English literature and a tremendous record within the heritage of political notion. The variation additionally contains different appropriate writings by means of Bacon, beneficiant editorial footnotes explaining the historic and political problems with the interval, and a considerable glossary.

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Frühattisch. Schlange in ziemlich verblaßter, schematischer Form. c) S c h l a n g e am o b e r e n R a n d d e s G e f ä ß e s o d e r am D e c k e l r a n d : Annali delPlnst. 1872, 139 (vgl. Conze, Zur Gesch. d. Anf. gr. K. 1870 Tf. X 1). Die plast. Schlange kriecht auf dem oberen Teile des Vasenkörpers entlang. Arch. Anz. 1892, 100 s. o. S. 42. Kopf nicht angegeben. Collignon aaO. no. 196 s. o. S. 42. Graef, Akropolisvasen 1909 Tf. 14, 410; vgl. übrigens für die Form und Dekoration des plast.

Küster Bedeutung derselben: die beiden symmetrisch angeordneten^ aber ungleich gebildeten Schlangen scheinen aus der Erde emporzusteigen und sich an dem Gefäß, das jedenfalls die Totenspeise enthielt, hinaufzuringeln, um die dargebrachte Spende zu genießen. Die geringe Höhe des Gefäßes (0,28 m) macht indes wahrscheinlich, daß wir uns dasselbe wohl nur als Nachahmung eines größeren Grabgefäßes zu denken haben. Viel deutlicher erscheint diese Absicht der Totenschlange, aus dem Grabgefaß Nahrung zu sich zu nehmen, auf den weit zahlreicheren D a r s t e l l u n g e n , wo d i e S c h l a n g e s i c h um d e n B a u c h d e s G e f ä ß e s w i n d e t , d a n n an dem H e n k e l e m p o r k r i e c h t und s i c h a u f d e n o b e r e n R a n d d e s G e f ä ß e s l e g t .

Scheurleer Catalogus 1909 no. 554 S. 259, um 470 v. ; Annual of Brit. Sek X I I I 1906/7, 125, aus Sparta. Arch. Anz. 1895,33=Berlin no. 3310. Böotien. Subgeometrischer Übergangsstil, wie besonders die in protokorinth. Weise gemalte Schlange auf der Schulter zeigt, vgl. oben 38. 44 Έ. Küster Masner, Katal. ant. Vas. u. Terrak. Wien. 1892 Tf. I 30. 36. Böhlau, Arch. Jahrb. Π 1887 Tf. 3. Frühattisch. Schlange in ziemlich verblaßter, schematischer Form. c) S c h l a n g e am o b e r e n R a n d d e s G e f ä ß e s o d e r am D e c k e l r a n d : Annali delPlnst.

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