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... historians of the last thirty years experienced 2 Marcus Aurelius in the twilight
of the Roman Empire consoled himself by reflecting "how all things that are now
happening have happened in the past, and will happen in the future" (To Himself,
Grote, as I have already noted, pointed to Athens as an exemplar for the new
democracy; and I should like to see a study of the extensive and important
lessons consciously or unconsciously imparted to British empire-builders by the
history of ...
... from the bite of a pet monkey, this accident touched off a train of events which
led Sir Winston Churchill to remark that "a quarter of a million persons died of this
monkey's 5 Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Ch. lxiv. bite.
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This was the definition of a dry read. I read this for a graduate class, and my purpose in reading the book was to try and develop an understanding of how we think about research and the past. I did ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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