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no way of expressing itself, if they had not reappropriated their
Patristic heritage? The necessity of reappropriating indicates
that there had been a considerable break in historical continuity.
The medieval mind tried to bridge the gap, but medieval society
developed under the impulsion of new ideals and a new spirit,
which eventually defied all efforts to confine it within what
learned men thought was the pattern of the past which they
were striving to reappropriate.
In conclusion it may be noted that Eriugena did not set reason
above authority. (P. 127.) He did not doubt the ultimate
authority of divine wisdom.
The University of Texas.
A History of the Greek World from 88 to 146 B. C. By M.
Cary. (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. Re-
print of the 1932 edition. Pp. xvi, 448. 3 maps. $4.40.)
A History of the Roman World from 753 to 146 B. C. By
Howard H. Scullard. (New York: The Macmillan Com-
pany, 1939. Reprint of the 1934 edition. Pp. xv, 504.
3 maps. $4.40.)
A History of the Roman World from 146 to 30 B. C. By Frank
Burr Marsh. (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939.
Reprint of the 1934 edition. Pp. xii, 427. 5 maps. $4.40.)
A History of the Rorman World from A. D. 188 to 887. By
H. M. D. Parker. (New York: The Macmillan Company,
1939. Reprint of the 1935 edition. Pp. xii, 402. 4 maps.
Several years ago Methuen and Company initiated Methuen's
History of the Greek and Roman World to appear in seven
volumes under the general editorship of M. Cary, the distin-
guished British historian, Reader in Ancient History in the
University of London. This series is now being issued by the
Macmillan Company under the title of Macmillan's History of
the Greek and Roman World. Three volumes of the series are
to be devoted to Greek history from 776 to 146 B. C. and four
to Roman history from 753 B. C. to A. D. 337. The purpose of
the series is to make available to both the general reader and the
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 43, July 1939 - April, 1940. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101111/. Accessed May 25, 2015.