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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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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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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1834 - 440 pages
...power of their worst enemy to attaint the purity of their administration. " 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 thatwhich elapsed from the death of...
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The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life ...

William Robertson, Dugald Stewart - America - 1835 - 1184 pages
...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...hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of Tlieodosius the Great to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy."1 The contemporary authors who...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1836 - 643 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,...was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without STATE OF EUROPE. и ķiesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1836 - 643 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, be would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the ...

William Robertson - 1838 - 643 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, during which the condition of th« пшиац race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which...
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History of the Roman Empire, from the Accession of Augustus to the End of ...

Thomas Keightley - History - 1841 - 12 pages
...of life, and to direct the destinies of an empire. "If a man," says Gibbon, " were called to fix a 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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