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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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Sixteen Satires: Revised Edition

Juvenal - Fiction - 1999 - 320 pages
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Imperial Rome and Christian Triumph: The Art of the Roman Empire AD 100-450

Jas Elsner, Jaś Elsner, John Elsner, Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Archaeology and Art Jaś Elsner - Art - 1998 - 297 pages
...three phases of Roman history: the triumphant second century (famously described by Edward Gibbon as 'the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous'); the so-called 'crisis' of the third century when military, economic, and social...
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Secret of Regeneration

Hilton Hotema - 1998 - 434 pages
...there stands the unchallenged and unchallengeable statement of Gibbon: "If man were called upon 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 Satires

Juvenal - Health & Fitness - 1999 - 250 pages
...and Trajan (98-117), the start of the period of which Gibbon wrote that 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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Sinndeutung und Periodisierung der Geschichte: eine systematische Ub̈ersicht ...

Johan Hendrik Jacob Van Der Pot - Philosophy - 1999 - 1 pages
...Zeit von 96 n. Chr. bis 180 die goldene Zeit der Menschheitsgeschichte: "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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Proper English: Myths and Misunderstandings about Language

Ronald Wardhaugh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 212 pages
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Roman Law in European History

Peter Stein - History - 1999 - 137 pages
...peace and stability for the Roman empire. The eighteenth-century historian Edward Gibbon called it 'the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous' (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ch. 3). The third century, by contrast,...
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Human Rights in Ancient Rome

Richard A. Bauman - History - 2000 - 193 pages
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Literature in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A New Perspective

Emeritus Professor of Classics Oliver Taplin - History - 2000 - 596 pages
...accession of Nerva in 98 CE to the death of Marcus Aurelius in 180 cE, the age that Gibbon famously called 'the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous'. The borders were secure, the economy flourrshing, and the emperors just and...
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