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The papers gathered during this quantity deal quite often with historical Greek or Roman philosophy. they vary chronologically from the fifth century BC to the sixth century advert, and in them the proof is totally provided and mentioned. they're involved in general with the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Early Academy, the Platonic and Aristotelian traditions, particularly as represented by means of Neoplatonism. furthermore, there are a number of extra normal articles. the 1st offers with the asserting "Amicus Plato sed magis amica veritas" and stories the several types of this proverb from the time of Plato and Aristotle to Cervantes within the seventeenth century. one other one discusses the fairly advanced transmission of Plato's alleged epitaph. a 3rd one bargains intimately with an incomplete yet fascinating allegorical interpretation of Heliodorus' "Aethiopica".

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5 Sometime after its destruction, the inhabitants of the destroyed castrum rebuilt their settlement a bit to 1 F. Suykens, G. , 18–21. A. van Houtte, An Economic History of the Low Countries, 800–1800, (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1977), 23. See also P. Bonenfant, ‘L’origine des villes brabançonnes et la “route” Bruges à Cologne,’ Revue belge de philologie et d’histoire 31 (1953): 420. 4 David Nicholas, The Growth of the Medieval City: From Late Antiquity to the Early Fourteenth Century, (London: Longman, 1997), 50–51.

64 If Pirenne’s observation was true, then Antwerp played a tremendous role in the economic life of both the Low Countries and Europe. Antwerp’s place in Europe’s economic life, however, was by no means assured. Without the kind of industrial base enjoyed by Flemish towns such as Bruges and Ghent, or even other Brabant towns like Leuven and Mechelen, everything depended on foreign merchants and their trade. As circumstance would have it, Antwerp did grow into a trade capital during the early years of the sixteenth century thanks to the foreign merchants who came to the city in droves.

Antwerp: A Port for All Seasons, 30–31. 47 The most important German overland import to Antwerp from Cologne during the later fifteenth century was Rhine wine. During the years 1488 and 1490–95, officials recorded 75 shipments of Rhine wine from Cologne to Antwerp in the Certificatieboeken. These shipments formed only a part of all the wine imports to Antwerp; only those shipments for which certificates were obtained are included in these figures. From Antwerp, northern German and Antwerp merchants distributed Rhine wine throughout the region, to cities like Ghent, Leuven, Brussels, and Mechelen.

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