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" If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus. "
Our Israelitish Origin: Lectures on Ancient Israel, and the Israelitish ... - Page 75
by John Wilson - 1840 - 144 pages
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The Suffering Self: Pain and Narrative Representation in the Early Christian Era

Judith Perkins - Religion - 2002 - 264 pages
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Europe: A History

Norman Davies - Europe - 1996 - 1365 pages
...died a nasty death. [PANTA] Yet Rome's Indian summer still lay ahead. 'If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous,' wrote Gibbon, 'he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...
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Oxford Latin Course

Maurice Balme, James Morwood - Latin language - 1997 - 224 pages
...provincials in his charge. The historian Edward Gibbon remarks of this era: If man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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Panegyricus de Sexto Consulatu Honorii Augusti

Claudius Claudianus - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 432 pages
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Encyclopedia of Classical Philosophy

Donald J. Zeyl, Daniel Devereux, Phillip Mitsis - Philosophy - 1997 - 614 pages
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Companion to Historiography

Michael Bentley - Reference - 2002 - 1024 pages
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Hegel's Ladder: Volume I: The Pilgrimage of Reason; Volume II: The Odyssey ...

Henry Silton Harris - Philosophy - 1997 - 1592 pages
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The Political Economy of Dictatorship

Ronald Wintrobe - Business & Economics - 2000 - 390 pages
...Gibbon and ponder the Age of the Antonines, of which Gibbon (1981) declared: If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - Fiction - 1998 - 1089 pages
...and originality which he saw as characteristic of imperial Roman society even in its Antonine heyday, 'the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous' (chapter 3). For despite this emphatic assertion of the material blessings of...
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