Søk Bilder Maps Play YouTube Nyheter Gmail Disk Mer »
Logg på
Bøker Bok
" 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 7
av Edward Gibbon - 1854
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
...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, equaled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

The Poems of Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock - 1906 - 404 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...age destitute of such distinguished characters. But Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

A. D. 79

Esther Singleton - 1908
...he turned his arms against Zenobia, the character 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,...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia, Volum 6

Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar - 1910
...shrewd in administration. She is perhaps the only woman in the East " whose 30 F 459 ZEPHANIAH ZINC superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." Zephaniah (zëf-a-nl'a), the ninth in order of the minor Hebrew prophets; was great-greatgrandson...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from ..., Volum 2

Esther Singleton - 1916
...his arms against Zenobia, the character celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East. ID.",. ia' 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,...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volum 5

Robert Kemp Philp
...achievements of Semiramis, Zcnobia, the celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East, is perhaps the only woman whose superior genius broke through the servile 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,...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - Om denne boken

Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Romance of the Orient

Luther S. Luedtke, President/CEO Luther S Luedtke - 1989 - 276 sider
...William Ware and Nathaniel Hawthorne both responded are best encapsulated in Edward Gibbon's account: But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis,...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,...
Begrenset visning - Om denne boken

Palmyra and Its Empire: Zenobia's Revolt Against Rome

Richard Stoneman - 1992 - 246 sider
...of his successor Diocletian. Gibbon's paean to the queen is a famous purple passage of his history, If we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis,...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,...
Begrenset visning - Om denne boken

Beyond the Frame: Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850-1900

Deborah Cherry - 2000 - 268 sider
...they had not rendered her base'. Whereas Gibbon's interests in imperial history placed Zenobia among 'several illustrious women who have sustained with glory the weight of empire', Jameson was preoccupied with 'the influence which a female government has had, generally, on men and...
Begrenset visning - Om denne boken

A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume IV: (Part II: Shimrath -- Zuzim)

James Hastings - 2004 - 508 sider
...with the title of ' Queen of Palmyra and the East." Of this remarkable personage Gibbon says : 'Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...of such distinguished characters. But if we except tindoubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only woman whose superior genius broke...
Begrenset visning - Om denne boken




  1. Mitt bibliotek
  2. Hjelp
  3. Avansert boksøk
  4. Last ned ePub
  5. Last ned PDF