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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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...he turned his arms against Zruobia, the cele-rf Zenon*; hratedqueenof Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superiorgenius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of...
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The American Quarterly Review, Utgaver 1-2

Robert Walsh - 1827
...repeat of her internal administration what Gibbon says of Zenobia, in his masterly sketch of that " the only female whose superior genius broke through...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." In lieu of the little passions which so frequently perplex a female reign, the soundest maxims...
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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, Volum 2

Robert Walsh - 1836
...may repeat of her internal administration what Gibbon says of Zenobia, in his masterly sketch of that "the only female whose superior genius broke through...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." In lieu of the little passions which so frequently perplex a female reign, the soundest maxims...
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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, Volum 2

Robert Walsh - 1836
...may repeat of her internal administration what Gibbon says of Zenobia, in his masterly sketch of that "the only female whose superior genius broke through...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." In lieu of the little passions which so frequently perplex a female reign, the soundest maxims...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1256 sider
...and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory tile weight of empire ; nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished cha^ racters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only...
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The Christian Review, Volum 4

1839
...Zenobia herself, of whom Gibbon gives the following (for him at least) glowing description : "Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women, who...achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is, perhaps, the ouly female, whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex, by the climate...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...celebrated queen of Palmyra and the east. Modern Europe had produced several illustrious women who hare sustained with glory the weight of empire ; nor is...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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1843
...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. (54) She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt,* equalled in beauty her ancestor...
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State of nations, past and present, 1000 questions and answers

P A. Beddome - 1844 - 120 sider
...that defied the Roman sway? Palmyra and the East, in the person of their sovereign, Zenobia. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women, who...achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only woman whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volumer 33-34

1865
...her no more than justice in the remark that, " if we except the doubtful achievements of Setniramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superior...servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate arid manners of Asia." Disdaining to submit to the effeminate usages sanctioned by her rank and country,...
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