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" In the centre of the edifice, the arena, or stage, was strewed with the finest sand, and successively assumed the most different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into... "
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1899
...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...suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed " See Maffei. Verona Illuatrata, p. iv. 1. ic 2. 32 Maffei, 1. ii. c. 2. The height was very much exaggerated...
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A HISTORY OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE FROM ITS FOUNDATION TO THE DEATH OF MARCUS ...

J.B. BURY, M.A. - 1900
...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 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1900
...one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterward broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous...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 & Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1907
...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...subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply of 1 The height was very much exaggerated by the ancients. It reached almost to the heavens, according...
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Great Artists and Their Works: By Great Authors

Alfred Mansfield Brooks - Art - 1919 - 267 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...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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Model English: The qualities of style

Francis Patrick Donnelly - English language - 1919
...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...vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep. — GIBBON : Amphitheater of Titus. The details of the description are grouped under the headings,...
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Notes, explanatory and practical, on the New Testament. ed. by R. Frew, Volume 4

Albert Barnes - 1884
...the HesperUes, and waa afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterranean pipea conveyed an inexhaustible supply of water, and what...and replenished with the monsters of the deep."« 3 Antiquität of Наше. 336 337 The Colosseum tod the circtu » ere the •rene* of gladiatorial...
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