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68 Testimonia Mathematics VII. 1. On Difference of Judgement or On the Contact of Circle and Sphere.53 2. On Geometry. 3. Topics in Geometry. 4. Numbers. VIII. 1. On Irrational Lines and Solids, 2 books. 2. Things Unfolded. (48) 3. The Great Year or Astronomy, a calendar. 4. The Contest of the Water-Clock.54 IX. 1. Description of the Heavens. 2. Description of the Earth. 3. Description of the Poles. 4. Description of Rays. These are the mathematical works. Music X. 1. On Rhythm and Melody. 2. On Poetry. 3. On Beauty of Diction. 4. On Euphonious and Cacophonous Letters. XI. 1. On Homer or On Correct Diction and Words. 2. On Song. 3. On Words. 4. On Names. These are the musical works. Technical Works XII. 1. Prognosis. 2. On Diet or Dietetics. 3. Medical Opinion. 4. Causes of Suitable and Unsuitable Times. XIII. 1. On Agriculture or Land-Measurement. 2. On Painting. 3. Tactics and Use of Arms. That is all under this heading. Some authorities list separately the following titles from the Notes. (49) 1. On the Sacred Writings in Babylon. 2. On the Things in Merope. 3. Voyage Round the Ocean. 4. On History. 5. Chaldean Treatise. 6. Phrygian Treatise. 7. On Fever and Coughs. 8. Causes of Laws. 9. Problems of Handicrafts [conjectural reconstruction of ms. corruption]. The other works attributed to him by various sources are either compilations from his writings or acknowledged to be spurious. This is the total of his works. STYLE 41. a. CICERO De Oratore 1.11.49 If that scientist Democritus spoke eloquently, as is reported and as I myself think, the subject-matter he spoke of was appropriate to a scientist, but he himself is to be reckoned as adorned with the words of an orator. b. CICERO Orator 20.67 Whatever falls into an audible measure, though distinct from verse (which is indeed a fault in a speech) is called 'number/ or in Greek 'rhythm/ 53 On the text and interpretation of this title, see commentary 'Science and Mathematics/ p. 199. 54 Conjectural title. The mss. contain the words 'contest' and 'water-clock' (or 'pipette/ Greek klepsydra) in an ungrammatical construction.

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