Its purity of style and the fact that it was long a standard work entitle it to a mention here.
His brilliant researches in the theory of numbers entitle him to rank as the founder of the modern theory.
It remained for Spengel to entitle the work Anaximenis Ars Rhetorica in his edition of 1847, and thus substitute for the name of the philosopher Aristotle that of the sophist Anaximenes on his title-page.
From the university of Dublin, he neither sought nor received the ordinary rewards to which his discoveries would entitle him.
But his political insight and his impartiality entitle him to a high place among the historians of the 12th century.