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" In the decoration of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we read on various occasions that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of amber. "
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...scenes, the Roman em* perors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we reacl on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of amber f . The poet who describes the games of Carinus, in the character of a shepherd attracted to the capital...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...the Roman Emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read, that on various occasions, the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...gold, or of amber. The poet who describes the games of Carious, in the character of a sheperd, attracted to the capital by the fame of their magnificence,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read, that, on various occasions, the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of ambur. The poet who describes the games of Carinus, in the character of a shepherd, attracted to the...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...read, that on various occasions, the whole furniture of the Amphitheatre consisted either of silver,or of gold, or of amber. The poet who describes the games of Carimis, in the character of a shepherd, attracted to the capital by the fame of their magnificence,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...read, that on various occasions, the whole furniture of the Amphitheatre consisted either of silver,or of gold, or of amber. The poet who describes the games of Caiinus, in the character of a shepherd, attracted to the capital by the fame of their magnificence,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read, that, on various occasions, the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...Carinus, in the character of a shepherd, attracted to the capitoj by the fan>e of their magnificence, affirms, that the nets designed as a , defence against...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read, that, on various occasions, the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...Carinus, in the character of a shepherd, attracted to the capitol by the fame of their magnificence, affirms, that the nets designed as a defence against the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...wealth and liberality ; and we re on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the amp; theatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of amber...The poet who describes the games of Carinus, in the charac 91 See MafFei, Verona Illustrata, p. iv. 1. ic 2. 92 Mttffei, I. ii. c. 2. The height was тегу...
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Rome, as it was Under Paganism, and as it Became Under the Popes

John Miley - Rome (Italy) - 1843
...replenished with the monsters of the deep. As to the decoration of the scenes, we read, on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of amber.f An eye witness affirms that the nets designed as a defence against the wild beasts were of...
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The History of the Roman Emperors: From Augustus to the Death of Marcus ...

Robert Lynam - Emperors - 1850 - 587 pages
...scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted either of silver, or of gold, or of amber." At the dedication, or first opening, of this immense edifice, Titus exhibited spectacles, which continued...
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