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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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Magill's Guide to Military History: Jap-Pel

Generals - 2001
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Collins Quotation Finder

Reference - 2001 - 829 pages
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Julian von Aeclanum: Studien zu seinem Leben, seinem Werk, seiner Lehre und ...

Josef Lössl - Religion - 2001 - 406 pages
...(vgl. Hülsen, Aeclanum 444). 111 History l, chapter 3 (l, 103 Womersley): '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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Ancient Rome

Robert Payne - History - 2001 - 281 pages
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The Bible Says 1830

Chris Tolworthy - Religion - 2002 - 124 pages
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Constantine and the Bishops: The Politics of Intolerance

H. A. Drake - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 609 pages
...Gibbon's picture of decline and fall, according to which the philosopher-emperor had presided over "the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous," whereas Constantine, by contrast, was thrown up during an age of barbarism and...
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Greeks and Barbarians

Thomas Harrison - History - 2002 - 336 pages
...Euphrates, its flourishing trade, its lively Greek intellectual life - the age which Gibbon called 'the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous' - even then we find too many expressions of unease about the situation of the...
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Nobody's Perfect: Writings from the New Yorker

Anthony Lane - Performing Arts - 2002 - 752 pages
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Plutarch

Robert Lamberton, Paolo Vivante - History - 2001 - 218 pages
...empire— the period Gibbon singled out, with characteristic Eurocentric eloquence, as "the period of the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous"— had begun. Whatever the manifest shortcomings of Gibbon's formulation, it...
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