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CLASSICAL HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY.
.JOHN JOHNSON, M. A.
TIME: THREE HOURS.
1. Point out the differences between the colonies of Greece, Rome, and England (a) in the method of formation, and (b) in their con: nection with the place from which the colonists came. (c) Describe the colonies founded by Pericles. (d) Give some of the Greek technical terms connected with colonization.
2. A short account of Anaxagoras and his system of philosophy compared with the systems of his predecessors.
3. A history of the revolution at Athens during the Peloponnesian War, or, a history of the Social War.
4. The circumstances in detail that caused Demosthenes to deliver his first great speech on public affairs.
5. Describe Alexander's acts from July 332 B. C. to the following spring.
6. A map of Attica, showing the position of its mountains, rivers and famous places. Show the relative positions of Athens and its harbours.
7Describe the situation of the following places, and if they were famous, state briefly the reason. Give the modern names, if used :Ithome, Granicus, Pylos, Calaureia, Cynoscephalæ, Latmos, Ancyra.
1. Describe the origin of the plebs at Rome and the steps whereby it raised itself to an equality with the Patrician class before the law. 2. Give an account of the cause and course of the first non
on-Italian war Rome engaged in.
3. The invasion of Roman territory by Teutones and Cimbrians. 4. An outline of Sulla's career in the East.
5. The prosecution of Verres, and the change shortly afterwards made in the constitution of Sulla.
6. The reforms made and intended by Julius Caesar.
7. A map of Sicily, showing promontories, mountains, and towns, with both ancient and modern names.
8. Describe the geographical position of the rivers of Italy, giving their ancient and modern names.
The paper in this subject was the same as that set at the Senior Bursary Examination. See p. xxi.
MACAULAY'S ESSAYS ON MILTON, BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON, AND
LORD CLIVE; LAY OF HORATIUS.
...W. J. ALEXANDER, PR. D.
TIME: Two HOURS.
1. “We shall proceed to notice some of the peculiarities which distinguished him from his contemporaries. And, for that purpose, it is necessary to take a short survey of the parties into which the political world was at that time divided." Reproduce the short survey, and the enumeration of the peculiarities which distinguished Milton from his contemporaries.
2. Describe the condition of literary men when Johnson came to London.
3. Give an outline of the main events of Clive's career.
4. Quote one of the finer passages of Horatius (about 6 stanzas.)
5. Set down concisely what points you have noted with regard to (a) the structure of the sentence, (b) of the paragraph, (c) the use of figures, (d) vocabulary in Macaulay.
The paper in this subject consisted of the first six questions of that set in the same subject at the Senior Bursary. Examination. See p. xx.
1. During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries the commerce of Europe was almost entirely in the hands of the
Fill in blank and write notes.
2. What was the social condition of Europe at the beginning of the fifteenth century as compared with that of the fourth century ?
3. Give a brief account of the policy of Louis XI. and the influence he exercised on France.
4. Many things concurred to undermine gradually the power of the feudal aristocracy in France.” Explain.
5. “ Henry's wrath fell on Wolsey.” What was the cause of it?
6. “Scotland, torn by factions and with a babe for a Queen, seemed to be at Henry's feet, and the King seized the opportunity of completing his father's work by a union of the realms.' Explain.
7. Why did Philip of Spain prefer Elizabeth to Mary Stuart as a claimant of the English throne ?
LUCIAN: DE SOMNIO, TIMON, CONCILIUM DEORUM.
TIME: THREE HOURS.
A. Translate : De Somnio, SS 1, 2, beginning Toίς πλείστοις ούν έδοξε παιδεία μεν, ending σου παρόντος.”
1. Show the connection of the clauses in Section 1, supplying any finite verb or verbs that may be understood. 2. άλλου τοίνυν άλλην έπαινούντος. Write in Latin.
των βαναυσων τούτων. Write the plural of these throughout in combination, and give the derivation of βαναυσων.
3. Account for case or mood of πόνου, το πρώτον, έχειν, τηλικούτος, εκμαθείν, άλλου, γνώμης, επικρατείν.
4. Give the meaning and derivation of προοίμια, μειρακιώδη, ευποτμίας, ηυτόλμησεν, χαμαιπετής, υφηνιόχει, υπωρεία.
5. What cases regularly follow : πράττομαι, αίτιος, νικάω, πείθω, άρχω, απολαύω, μάχομαι, καταφρονέω.
B. Translate: Timon, $ 50.
1. αι βουλαι αμφότεραι. 6. Τίμων.... Κολυττεύς.
τελείω άρματι και συναρίδι πωλική. d. προς Αχαρνέας.
Write short explanatory notes. 2. νενίκηκε δε πυξ και πάλην και δρόμον εν Ολυμπία μιάς ημέρας και τελείω άρματι. Account for the different cases.
3. What is the force of máhai and the present tense, and of eis after a verb of “rest”?
4. The Extract contains the preamble of the decree; write (in Greek as far as possible) the formal parts of the decree itself.
5. Tell what is known of Lucian's life.
1. Give the meaning, gender, nom. gen. and voc. sing. of:
ύψος, σωτήρα, ρίζας, διφθερίας, νεών, δικράνους, Δημοσθένην, κοπέας. 2. The forms in the other degrees corresponding to :
πλουσίους, πενεστάτων, πιότατα, παλαιών, πλησίον, ευσχήμονα. 3. Give (α) the modal conjugation of the 1 aor. pass. of : κλίνω, κελείω, αφιημι, and (0) the perf. inf. pass. of: συρρίπτω, εκκρίνω, συλλαμβάνω, ανορθόω, αισχύνω.
4. What verbs and classes of verbs take the Attic Future? Write the plural (in all persons) of one verb of each class.
5. Give a list of the Greek verbs that regularly take two accusatives.
6. A connection, more or less close, exists between the Internal Object and its verb. Illustrate by as many examples as you think necessary.
7. Parse, giving chief parts : ξυνέστωσαν, παραδοθησόμενος, απαλλαττέσθωσαν, κατεαγμέναι, παρηβηκότες.
(Additional for First or Second Class.)
XENOPHON: CYROPAEDIA, Book I.
TIME : THREE HOURS
A. Translate : Cyr. Ι. 2, SS 6, 7, ending και πατρίδα και φίλους.
1. ώς άν βέλτιστοι είεν οι πολίται. What rule of syntax does this clause seem to break? How is the construction explained ? 2. και άλλων οίων δή είκός. Write this in full and account for all
δικάζω takes different cases in the Extract. 3. όν αν γνώσι δυνάμενον μέν χάριν αποδίδοναι, μή αποδιδόντα δέ, κολάζουσι και τούτον. Write this in Latin.
4. What different accounts have we of the birth and death of Cyrus ?
B. Translate : Cyr. Ι. 6, SS 17, 18, beginning Δεϊ γαρ. 1. απ' ελαχίστων ορμώμενα has been explained in different ways.
2. λέγεις σύ, έφη, ώ πάτερ .....ουδεν οφελος είναι. What is unusual in the construction of this sentence? 3. το γε μελετάσθαι έκαστα.
6. ώστε έκαστα οπότε δέοιτο έχεις αν παρεσκευασμένους χρήσθαι. Account for cases and moods.
4. Parse πορσύνουσαν, τρέφεσθαι, έσθίοντα, όφελος, ραγέντων.