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" Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory the weight of empire ; nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished characters. But, if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only... "
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ... - Side 19
av Edward Gibbon - 1854
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Ainsworth's Magazine, Volum 7

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1845
...her own name, that the illustrious Zenobia was made a Roman captive. " Modern Europe," says Gibbon, " has produced several illustrious women, who have sustained...with glory the weight of empire ; nor is our own age (nor this either) destitute of such distinguished characters. But if we except the doubtful achievements...
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Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature ..., Volum 7

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1845
...her own name, that the illustrious Zenobia was made a Roman captive. " Modern Europe," says Gibbon, " has produced several illustrious women, who have sustained with glory the weight of empire ; nor is onr own age (nor this either) destitute of such distinguished characters. But if we except the doubtful...
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The British World in the East: A Guide ; Historical, Moral, and ..., Volum 1

Leitch Ritchie - 1846 - 512 sider
...heroine of the time, the celebrated Queen of the East, — " perhaps the only female," says Gibbon, " whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." Gibbon knew little of the women of India ! The heroical spirit of Zenobia was displayed only...
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A History of the Oriental Nations: Chiefly Possessions of Great Britain ...

Leitch Ritchie - 1848 - 499 sider
...heroine of the time, the celebrated Queen of the East, — " perhaps the only female," says Gibbon, " whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." Gibbon knew little of the women of India ! The heroical spirit of Zenobia was displayed only...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1850
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...climate and manners of Asia.54 She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt,* equalled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra, and far surpassed that...
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Representative Women; Queens, Heroines, Peasants, Confessors, and ...

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1853 - 280 sider
...Cleopatra. " If the doubtful achievements of Semiramis be exceptod," says Gibbon, " Zenobia, perhaps, was the only female, whose superior genius broke through...servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate, the manners, (and the institutions) of Asia. ' " her, in the midst of the fatigues of war and of the...
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The Great Sieges of History

William Robson - 1855 - 627 sider
...glory. " Modern Europe has produced several women who have sustained with glory the weight of empire ; but if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis,...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. Sne claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equalled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2

Edward Gibbon - 1862
...turned his arms against Zenobia, the 4.0.272. celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern zenoMa; Europe has produced several illustrious women who...Pollio in Hist. August. p. 196. [xxx. Tyranni, c. 23.] Vopiscus in Hist. August. p. 220. [Aure1. c. 32.] The two Victors, in the lives of Gallienus and Aurelian....
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The Irish harp, ed. by M.J. M'Cann

Michael Joseph M'Cann
...was invited as a guest by the British, and detained as a prisoner. CHARACTER OF ZENOBIA. — Modem Europe has produced several illustrious women, who...Zenobia is, perhaps, the only female whose superior genins broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 sider
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equalled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
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