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He ofándronicus is celebrated as the most learned and virtuous prince A.D.1252
–1320 . of the age ; but such virtue and such learning contributed neither to the
perfection of the individual nor to the happiness of society . A slave of the most ...
Without scrutinizing the merit of individuals , truth must observe that their science
is Revival of the Greek learning in Italy . 1 Yet even this decrease is much
superior to the present list of the members of the university . 85 Of those writers
The century after the deaths of Petrarch and Boccace was filled with a crowd of
Latin imitators , who decently repose on our shelves ; but in that era of learning it
will not be easy to discern a real discovery of science , a work of invention or ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995