J. B. Bury Quotes (1 quote)
“The Macedonian people and their kings were of Greek stock, as their traditions and the scanty remains of their language combine to testify.”
―J. B. Bury
A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, 2nd ed. (1913)
“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”
Chance (1913), part II, Chapter 5
Dialogues of sovereigns and statesmen (1876 edition)
“Some hae meat and canna eat, - And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.”
The Kirkcudbright Grace (1790)
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J. B. Bury
Bio: John Bagnell Bury, known as J. B. Bury, was an Irish historian, classical scholar, Byzantinist and philologist. But he would have objected to the label of Byzantinist, and did so explicitly in the preface to the 1889 edition of his Later Roman Empire.