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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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A History of Rome: Amply Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings

Robert Fowler Leighton - Rome - 1880 - 521 pages
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hosperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read...
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Amusements: In the Light of Reason and Scripture

Hiram Collins Haydn - Amusements - 1880 - 162 pages
...afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace At one moment it was a level plain, and the next a wide lake covered with armed vessels and replenished with the monsters of the deep." The vain and reckless prodigality of Carinus — a man unfit to live in the most corrupt times —...
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The City of Rome: Its Vicissitudes and Monuments from Its Foundation to the ...

Thomas Henry Dyer - Rome (Italy) - 1883 - 462 pages
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaust1ble supply of water, and what had just before appeared a level plain might be suddenly converted...
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Analytic Elocution: Containing Studies, Theoretical and Practical, of ...

James Edward Murdoch - Elocution - 1884 - 504 pages
...seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the rugged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes...replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we read,...
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A History of Rome

Robert Fowler Leighton - Rome - 1885 - 521 pages
...the rocks and caverns of Tiirace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply of uater ; and what had just before appeared a level plain might...armed vessels and replenished with the monsters of the dee]). In the decorations of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality...
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A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian ...

Christian literature, Early - 1886
...different forms ; at one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...these scenes the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read, on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1887
...different forms. At one moment H seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...these scenes the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...
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The Student's Roman Empire: A History of the Roman Empire from Its ...

John Bagnell Bury - Rome - 1893 - 638 pages
...one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwaids broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous...these scenes the Roman Emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...
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Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities, Volume 1

Harry Thurston Peck - Classical dictionaries - 1897 - 1701 pages
...out of the earth like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterAMPHITHEATRUM AMPHITHEATRUM wards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous...an inexhaustible supply of water; and what had just hefore appeared a level plain might bo suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels,...
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A Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1898 - 829 pages
...of Fig. .- i i. , :, i ,,,,, of the ii..-.,. AniphltheiUre roHtored. dt.tr. ... berg and Sagllo.) 82 Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible...scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...
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