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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. "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 493
1865
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The Science of Culture in Enlightenment Germany

Michael C. Carhart - History - 2007 - 360 pages
...families while the rest of the citizenry fell into poverty. Gibbon fixed the second century AD as the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was happiest and most prosperous.49 Meiners gave that designation to the other end of Roman conquest, on...
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Worlds at War: The 2,500 - Year Struggle Between East and West

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...this Eden after the death of Marcus Aurelius, declared that, '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 the most happy and prosperous he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death...
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