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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 Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...passages) 'Of the Constitution of the Roman Empire in the Age oftheAntonines' 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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Revelation Hoofbeats

Ron J. Bigalke, Jr. - Religion - 2003 - 368 pages
...of sand in the universe.' Even the cynical Gibbon had to tip his hat: '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 [96 to 180 AD]' —...
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Healing by Water Or Drinking Sunlight a History and Explanation 1950

T. Hartley-Hennessy - 2003 - 288 pages
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Homosexuality and Civilization

Louis Crompton - History - 2009 - 623 pages
...the Antonine line. His short reign inaugurated what Gibbon — taking a Eurocentric view — called "the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous."78 HOMOSEXUALITY AND CIVILIZATION 19. Antinous. Delphi, c. 130 CE. ander in reaching...
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Discourses on Livy

Niccolò Machiavelli - History - 2003 - 414 pages
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Institutiones

Gaius, Justinian I (Emperor of the East), Thomas Lambert Mears - History - 1882 - 626 pages
...imperial authority gave formal recognition to his works ;TT and, there* " 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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America As Empire: Global Leader Or Rogue Power?

Jim Garrison, James Garrison - Political Science - 2004 - 192 pages
...definition to both imperial power and imperial longevity. As Gibbon wrote, "If a 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 accession of Nerva...
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In the Name of Rome

Adrian Goldsworthy - History - 2004 - 480 pages
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History in Quotations

M. J. Cohen, John Major - History - 2004 - 1008 pages
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Gladiator: Film and History

Martin M. Winkler - Art - 2004 - 215 pages
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