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" ... inhabitants flocked together in the streets, like a herd of timid animals, as if accumulated weakness could be productive of strength, or in the vain hope that amid the crowd each individual might be safe and invisible. From every part of the capital... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 232
by Edward Gibbon - 1806
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 121

1865
...Sophia. The available space is calculated to be capable of containing 30,000 persons. In the course of an hour the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...weakness could be productive of strength, or in the vain hope, that amid the crowd each individual might be safe and invisible. From every part of the capital, they flowed into the church of St. Sophia: CHAP. in the space of an hour, the sanctuary, the choir, the ——___ nave, the upper and lower galleries,...
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Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron: With ..., Volume 1

William Brockedon - Europe - 1833
...inhabitants, " from every part of the capital, flowed into the church of St. Sophia. In the space of one hour, the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins."...
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Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron: With ..., Volume 1

William Brockedon, William Finden - 1833
...inhabitants, " from every part of the capital, flowed into the church of St. Sophia. In the space of one hour, the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins."...
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Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron: With ..., Volume 1

William Brockedon - Europe - 1833
...the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins." The fane of St. Sophia was violated, as well as that of every other temple in which the wretched Greeks...
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Ruins of Ancient Cities: With General and Particular Accounts of ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - Cities and towns, Ancient - 1841
...flocked together in the streets like a herd of timid animals. From every part of the city they rushed into the church of St. Sophia. In the space of an...choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were all filled with a multitude of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1851
...weakness could be productive of strength, or in the vain hope, that amid the crowd each individual might be safe and invisible. From every part of the capital,...the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...weakness could be productive of strength, or in the vain hope, that, amid the crowd, each individual might be safe and invisible. From every part of the capital...the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins...
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The Illustrated Magazine of Art

Art - 1853
...news of the assault, a crowd had filled the Church of St. Sophia. When, the Turks entered the city, the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were thronged to excess by ladies, children, husbands, and fathers, and the doors barred, in the foolish...
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The New Brunswick Review, Volume 1

Religion - 1855
...inhabitants flocked from every part of the city to the great church of St. Sophia. " In the space of au hour the sanctuary, the choir, the nave, the upper and lower galleries, were filled with the multitudes of fathers and husbands, of women and children, of priests, monks, and religious virgins."...
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