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  • since the time of the ancient Roman Tacitus. Gibbon's magnum opus, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published between 1776 and 1788
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  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Vol. 1, 1776; Vols. II-III, 1781; Vols. IV-VI, 1788) by Edward Gibbon. One of the most famous
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  • Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Duke of Lorraine and a count of the Holy Roman Empire (a rank bestowed by Emperor Frederick III on the Leszczyński family)
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  • adoption, surname and (in some cases) ownership (as occurred in the Roman Empire). In many societies, family ties are only those recognized as such by
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  • Columella (category Roman authors)
    AD 4 – ca. AD 70) is the most important writer on agriculture of the Roman empire. Oculos et vestigia domini, res agro saluberrimas, facilius admittit
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  • serving as the Foreign Minister of the Holy Roman Empire and its successor state, the Austrian Empire, from 1809 until the liberal revolutions of 1848
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  • literature. Lions have been kept in menageries since the time of the Roman Empire and have been a key species sought for exhibition in zoos the world over
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  • as Saint Irenaeus, was Bishop of Lugdunum in Gaul, then a part of the Roman Empire (now Lyon, France). He was an early Church Father and apologist, and
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  • d'Alembert, July 7, 1763. See also Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter XXXIX. N. 100. Phrase "C'est le premier pas qui coûte" attributed
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  • Julius Caesar (category Roman military leaders)
    was a Roman religious, military, and political leader. He played an important part in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. His
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  • 115), was a Greek orator, writer, philosopher and historian of the Roman Empire. Should you be willing to read [Xenophon's Anabasis] very carefully
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  • satirist and philosopher, born at Samosata in the Syrian province of the Roman Empire (now in Turkey), but in later life resident in Athens. His works are
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  • Duke and prince-elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg ("Hanover") in the Holy Roman Empire until his promotion to King of Hanover on 12 October 1814. I wish nothing
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  • the first colors used by artists in neolithic cave paintings.  In the Roman Empire, it became the color of mourning, and over the centuries it was frequently
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  • Daylight Time Tragically for all of us, he [Archimedes] was cut down by a Roman soldier because he refused to stop working.  …  If Archimedes hadn't been
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  • equally useful. Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776), Volume 1, Chapter 2 Christianity, with its strong emphasis on
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  • served as general for the Austrians, and was also a prince of the Holy Roman Empire and Neapolitan Duke of Melfi. Chi può viver senza mangiare, esca in
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  • Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus (category Roman authors)
    commonly referred to simply as Vegetius, was a writer of the Later Roman Empire. Nulla enim alia re uidemus populum Romanum orbem subegisse terrarum
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  • Amiable weakness of human nature. Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter XIV. Das sterbliche Geschlecht ist viel zu schwach In ungewohnter
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  • Cowley's translation. Neither holy, nor Roman, nor Empire. Voltaire, Essay on the Morals of the Holy Empire of the Hapsburgs. Quotes reported in James
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