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" His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history; which is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. "
Secular annotations on Scripture texts - Сторінка 110
автори: Francis Jacox - 1871
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Three Deaths and Enlightenment Thought: Hume, Johnson, Marat

Stephen Miller - 2001 - 219 стор.
...pessimism. "The rage of war," Gibbon says, is "inherent to the human species, . . ." and history is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." What can the philosopher — or the philosophical historian — do to prevent the resurgence of man's...
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Historical Representation: F.R. Ankersmit

F. R. Ankersmit - 2001 - 321 стор.
...what Gibbon wishes to avoid. Discussing the reign of Antoninus Pius, Gibbon comments: "His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind."5 The happy days of the empire under the Antonines are thus, so to speak, "lifted out" of...
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Gibbon and the 'Watchmen of the Holy City': The Historian and His Reputation ...

David Womersley, Thomas Warton Professor of English David Womersley - 2002 - 452 стор.
...a view of the vices and miseries of mankind', he was echoing Gibbon's famous sentence that history 'is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind'.9a When Priestley went on to explain this common aspect of all history by adducing the fact...
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The Health of Nations: Society and Law Beyond the State

Philip Allott, Professor of International Public Law University of Cambridge Fellow Philip Allott - 2002 - 436 стор.
...societies of human beings with all their own particular interests. 8.13 Edward Gibbon said that history is 'little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind'. 9 It is certainly true that any account of European history must include a pathetic story of every...
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Computer Architecture: A Minimalist Perspective: Dynamics and Sustainability

William F. Gilreath, Phillip A. Laplante - 2003 - 220 стор.
...OISC, or are there other ways? Chapter 7 HISTORICAL REVIEW OF OISC Nothing New Under the Sun History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. Edward Gibbon (1 73 7-1 794), English historian and scholar who authored "Decline and Fall of the Roman...
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Reason in Revolt, Vol. II: Dialectical Philosophy and Modern Science, Том 2

Ted Grant - 2007 - 248 стор.
...opinion of Edward Gibbon, author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire who described history as "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." But if, as we firmly believe, human history proceeds according to the same dialectical laws that we...
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Churchill as Peacemaker

James W. Muller - 2003 - 364 стор.
...eternal standard of fitness." Churchill concludes Savrola with Gibbon's observation that history is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind."91 Savrola, in sum, depreciates political activity in the name of philosophic contemplation...
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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove - 2011
...historian Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794 AD, have to say about the human record so far? He said, "History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." The same can be said about this morning's edition of the New York Times. The French-Algerian writer...
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A Textbook of Historiography, 500 B.C. to A.D. 2000

E. Sreedharan - 2004 - 570 стор.
...knowledge, and perhaps the virtue of the human race." Yet he judged history, as he wrote in Volume 1, to be "indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind."41 This is because human nature remains unchanged. Cruelty, suffering and injustice have always...
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The Revelation of Jesus Christ

Wallace Shows - 2004 - 424 стор.
...cursed life. Every evil is ours both physical and moral. Gibbon well remarked that human history is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind," Look at our plight today. 1. War is our common lot (in spite of the hue and cry for peace). Crime is...
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