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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 History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of Progress ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1830 - 610 pages
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in very part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, lie would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the...
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Exposition of the Book of Revelation, Volume 4

Edward Irving - Bible - 1831
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in every part of Europe and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world...Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy. (Theodosius died AD 395, the reign of Alboinus in Lombardy began AD 571? so that this period was 176...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1831
...consider as comprehended under the first seal, he expresses himself thus: " 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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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volume 1

William Jones - 1831
...celebrated historian, has remarked, concerning this period, that " were a man called to fix upon an epoch in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was the most happy and prosperous, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 31

Scotland - 1832
...very lowest point of depression. " If," says a celebrated reviewer of history, " a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world...Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy," that is, from the year of our Lord 395 to 571. " The contemporary authors," he goes on, " who beheld...
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Elements of History, Ancient and Modern: With a Chart and Tables of History ...

Joseph Emerson Worcester - History - 1838 - 403 pages
...defeated by Charlemagne, and Italy was afterwards incorporated into the new Empire of the West. The period which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy, was one of the most calamitous and distressing in the history of the world. 3. The Goths were originally...
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A Dissertation on the Prophetic Scriptures: Chiefly Those of a Chronological ...

Matthew Habershon - Bible - 1834 - 453 pages
...the miseries which they brought upon the world, Dr. Robertson says, that " if a man were called upon to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great in 395, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy." The three trumpets already considered, were...
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A History of the Church: From the Birth of Christ to the Present Time ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Religions - 1834 - 504 pages
...they now became subjjcted. It is a remark of Dr. Robertson, " that if a man were called to fix upon a period, in the history of the world, during which...the condition of the human race was most calamitous, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, AD 395,...
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Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Imperial Large-brass Medals

William Henry Smyth - Coins - 1834 - 352 pages
...advantage, no further remark upon it is necessary. " If a man," says Gibbon, " were called on 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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