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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. "
Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe: Society in Transformation - Page xi
by Michael Frassetto - 2003 - 419 pages
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1804
...history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy." The contemporary authors, who...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...•us, he would, without hesitation, name that CHAP. which elapsed from the deavh of Doraitian to inthe accession of Commodus. The vast extent of '~~ the...power, under the guidance of virtue and wisdom. The armies were restrained by the firm but gentle hand of four successive emperors, whose characters and...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1807
...were calkd to fix the period in the history of the world 'during which the condition of the human r*ce WAS most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Demitian to the accessîbn of Commodus" ; during the greatest part of which, the woe Id was under the...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1807
...which the condition of the human r*ce was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation* rame that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus" ; during th« greatest p^rt of which, the world was under the government of philosophic tmperors? Though...
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Illustrations of Prophecy ...

Joseph Towers - 1808
...which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would,' says Mr. Gibbon, • without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, VOL. II. ° very face of it, it may boast the patronage of a crowd of expositors, and these too respectable....
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1809
...historyof the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of TheodosiuS the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy*. The contemporary authors, who...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...Cas«9. • Hist. August. in Marc. Antonin. c. 18. ous, he would without hesitation, name that CHAP. which elapsed from the death of Domitian to "^ the...power, under the guidance of virtue and wisdom, The armies were restrained by the firm but gentle hand of four successive emperors, whose characters and...
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The historical works of William Robertson: with an account of his ..., Volume 5

William Robertson, George Gleig (Bishop of Brechin) - America - 1813
...history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy B. The contemporary authors, who...
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The flowers of modern history: comprehending on a new plan, the most ...

John Adams - History, Modern - 1813 - 310 pages
...history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, AD 39 S to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy, AD 571. The contemporary...
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The historical works of William Robertson, with an account of his life and ...

William Robertson, George Gleig (bp. of Brechin.) - 1813
...history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy.1 The contemporary authors, who...
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