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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 Works of William Robertson ...: History of the reign of the Emperor ...

William Robertson - America - 1817
...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,...and are at a loss for expressions to describe the hor• Theodosius died AD 395 ; the reign of Alboinus in Lorabardy began AD 571 ; so that this period...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 31

England - 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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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.

William Robertson - Germany - 1817
...Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the histo* ry of the world, during which the condition of the human...the Lombards in Italy *. ' The contemporary authors, • Theodosius died AD 395, the reign of Alboinus in Lombardy began AD 571; so that this period was...
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The history of the reign of the emperor Charles v

William Robertson - Europe - 1819
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a mail were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world...calamitous and afflicted, he would without hesitation name ttiat which elapsed from the death of Theodosius' the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in...
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Universal History Americanised: Or, An Historical View of the ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay - World history - 1819
...Famine and pestilence 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,...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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The Works of William Robertson, D. D...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 4

William Robertson, Dugald Stewart - History - 1821
...its sufferings. If a man were called Ito fix upon the period in the history of the world, ^"v— *^ during which the condition of the human race was most...Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy a. The contemporary authors, who beheld that scene of desolation, labour and are at a loss for expressions...
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Switzerland: or, A journal of a tour and residence in that country, in the ...

Louis Simond - Switzerland - 1822
...thinks the period during which the condition of the human nice was most calamitous, was undoubtedly that from the death of Theodosius the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy, AD 395 to />71, a period of 1?G years. Contemporary authors are at a loss to describe the scene of...
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Geschichte des Russischen Reiches: 4

Nikolaj M. Karamzin - Russia - 1823 - 314 pages
...ЗГиедабе : If a man (fagt er) were called to fix upon the period in the history of the worl, during which the condition of the human race was most...hesitation, name that, which elapsed from the death of Theodosins the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy. 8) 37аф bem $>епф1 ber ипдг^феи...
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Switzerland; or, A journal of a tour and residence in that country ..., Volume 2

Louis Simond - 1823
...thinks the period during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous, was undoubtedly that from the death of Theodosius the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy, AD 395 to 571 , a period of 1 76 years. Contemporary authors are at a loss to describe the scene of...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1824
...people, and the sword of slaughter weary of destroying. "If a man were called," says Dr. Robertson, "to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...hesitation, name* that which elapsed from the death of Thcoclosius the great (AD 395) to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy (AD 571.) The cotemporary...
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