23-40), left no issue.2 See Mahaffy, The Empire of the Ptolemies (1895) and Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (1899); Strack, Die Dynastie der Ptolemcier (1897); Bouche-Leclercq, Histoire des Lagides (1904, 1907); Meyer, Das Heerwesen der Ptolemder and Reimer (Leipzig, 1900).
The story of the famous kiss bestowed by Margaret of Scotland on la precieuse bouche de laquelle sont issus et sortis taut de bons mots et vertueuses paroles is mythical, for Margaret did not come to France till 1436, after the poet's death; but the story, first told by Guillaume Bouchet in his Annales d'Aquitaine (1524), is interesting, if only as a proof of the high degree of estimation in which the ugliest man of his day was held.
Bouche-Leclercq's Manse; des aratiq ites romaines, quoted in Daremberg and Saglio; and on the equites si aptlares, T.
But in ordinary Greek usage the prophet of any god is in general any human instrument through whom the god declares himself; and the tendency was "to reserve the name for unconscious interpreters of the divine thought, and for the ministers of the oracles in general" (Bouche-Leclercq, Hist.
Bouche-Leclercq in Daremberg and Saglio, Dictionnaire des antiquites; Marquardt, Roinische Staatsverwaltung, iii.
- BOUChe Leclercq, Histoire de la divination dans l'antiquite; Tylor, Primitive Culture, passim; Maury, "La Magie et l'astrologie," Journ.
Bouche-Leclercq, Histoire de la divination dans l'antiquite (1879), and his articles, with bibliography, in Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des antiquites; also articles "Augures," "Auspicium," by Wissowa in Pauly's Realencyclopddie (II.
Bouche-Leclercq, Histoire de la divination dans l'antiquite (1879-1881); Marquardt, Reimische Staatsverwaltung, iii.
235 seq.; Wissowa, Religion and Kultus der Reimer, 430 seq.; Bouche-Leclercq, Les Pontifes, passim.
The researches of Bouche-Leclercq, Cumont and Boll have enabled us to fix with a considerable degree of definiteness the middle of the 4th century B.C. as the period when Babylonian astrology began its triumphal march to the west, invading the domain of Greek and Roman culture and destined to exercise a strong hold on all nations and groups - more particularly in Egypt - that came within the sphere of Greek and Roman influence.
Bouche-Leclercq, L'Astrologie grecque (Paris, 1899), with a full bibliography; Franz Boll, Sphaera (Leipzig, 1903); Franz Cumont, Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Graecorum (Brussels, 1898; 7 parts published up to 1909); Franz Boll, "Die Erforschung der antiken Astrologie" (in Neue Jahrbiicher fur das klassische Altertum, Band xxi.
Heron-Royer and C. Van Bambeke, "Le vestibule de la bouche chez les tetards des batraciens anoures d'Europe," Arch.
Rev. by author, 1852); Grote, History of Greece; Droysen, Histoire de l'Hellenisme (translation by Bouche-Leclerq); Ad.