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" Enchanted weapons may be traced to the workshop of Vulcan as easily as to the dwarfs of Scandinavia. The tales of dragons may be originally oriental; but the adventures of Jason and Hercules were popular tales in Europe, long before the supposed migration... "
Amadis of Gaul - Page xxi
by Vasco de Lobeira - 1803
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

Vasco de Lobeira - 1803
...practises of Heathen faith were prohibited in Portugal, by a law enacXXVI ted during the life of Vasco Lobeira. The Fathers of the Church expressly assert...of Rome .and Greece, than to the Peris of the East. xxvn The reputation of the books of chivalry was declining, when Cervantes destroyed it. George of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 13

1815
...Europe long before thesupposedmigralionot'Odin, or the birth of Mphammed. If magical rings werein vented in Asia, it was Herodotus who introduced the fashion into Europe. The fairies, and ladie.-'ni' ihc lake, beara closer resemblance to the nymphs and naiads of Ilmne and Greece than to...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine)., Volume 1

1837
...Christianity. Enchanted weapons may be traced to the workshop of Vulcan, as easily as to the deserts of Scandinavia. The tales of dragons may be originally...of Rome and Greece than to the peris of the East." In support of this dictum, laid down by so great an authority, it has been urged, that the " very peculiar...
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1872 - 292 pages
...Certain practices of heathen faith were prohibited in Portugal, by a law enacted during the life of Vasco Lobeira. The Fathers of the Church expressly assert...Montemayor had newly introduced the pastoral romance ; his Diana is so dull and worthless a story, that it is wonderful it should ever have been successful...
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1872
...Certain practices of heathen faith were prohibited in Portugal, by a law enacted during the life of Vasco Lobeira. The Fathers of the Church expressly assert...fashion into Europe. The fairies and ladies of the lake hear a closer resemblance to the nymphs and naiads of Rome and Greece, than to the peris of the East....
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The Journal of English and Germanic Philology

Gustaf E. Karsten - 1917
...the Preface to his Amadis of Gaul, "is probably rather of classical than of Oriental origin. . . . Enchanted weapons may be traced to the workshop of...of Rome and Greece, than to the peris of the East." J. Churton Collins' Greek Influence on English Poetry, p. 51. till late in the eighteenth century."6...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 13

1815
...Christianity. Enchanted weapons may be traced to live workshop of Vulcan as easily as to the deserts of Scandinavia." ' The tales of dragons may be originally...nymphs and na'iads of Rome and Greece than to the Periis of the east.'* Mr. Dunlop is incorrect in saying that ' Mr. Ritson successively ridiculed the...
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The Journal of English and Germanic Philology

Gustaf E. Karsten - 1917
...the Preface to his Amadis of Gaul, "is probably rather of classical than of Oriental origin. . . . Enchanted weapons may be traced to the workshop of...of Rome and Greece, than to the peris of the East." till late in the eighteenth century."' For the cure of the latter evil, the world owes a lasting debt...
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