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" Palmyra, Syria, and the East, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an end which the senate had granted him only as a personal distinction; but his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and Gallienus, obliged one of the... "
State of nations, past and present, 1000 questions and answers - Page 16
by P A. Beddome - 1844 - 270 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 19

Edmund Burke - History - 1779 - 750 pages
...the vacant throne, and governed with manly counfels Palmyra, Syria, and the Eaft, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an end which the fenate had granted him only as.a perfonal diftinétion ; but his martial widow, difdaining both the...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 19

Edmund Burke - History - 1788 - 638 pages
...the vacant throne, and governed with manly counfels Palmyra, Syria, and the Eaft, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an end which the fenate had granted him only as a perfonal diftinftion ; but his martial widow, difdaining both the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816 - 472 pages
...was accessary to her husband's death. v ' CHAP. thority was at an end which the senate had granted XL him only as a personal distinction; but his martial...retreat into Europe, with the loss of his army and his reputation53. Instead of the little passions which so frequently perplex a female reign, the steady...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820 - 510 pages
...throne, East and and governed with manly counsels Palmyra, Egyt*tSyria, and the East, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an...Gallienus, obliged one of the Roman generals, who wa's sent against her, to retreat into Europe, with the loss of his army and his reputation." Instead...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821 - 474 pages
...vacant throne, and governed with east ami manly counsels Palmyra, Syria, and the east, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an end which the senate had granted hith only as a personal distinction ; but his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and Gallienus,...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840 - 564 pages
...years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority vas at an end which the senate had gianted him omy as a personal distinction ; but his martial widow,...retreat into Europe, with the loss of his army and his reputation." Instead of the little passions which so frequently perplex a female reign, the steady...
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Woman and her master

lady Sydney Morgan - 1840 - 782 pages
...she proudly considered herself as the foundress. By the death of Odenatus, that imperial title and authority was at an end, which the senate had granted...his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and the Emperor Gallienus, obliged one of the Roman generals who was sent against her, to retreat into...
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Woman and Her Master, Volume 2

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Women - 1840 - 224 pages
...only as a personal distinction. " But his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and the Emperor Gallienus, obliged one of the Roman generals who was...retreat into Europe, with the loss of his army and of his reputation ;" and increased her power by the defeat of those from whom it was derived. Raised...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1843 - 588 pages
...the vacant throne, and governed with manly counsels Palmyra, Syria, and the East, above five years. By the death of Odenathus, that authority was at an...his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and Gall ienus, obliged one of the Roman generals, who was sent against her, to retreat into Europe, with...
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Representative Women; Queens, Heroines, Peasants, Confessors, and ...

Edwin Paxton Hood - Women - 1853 - 332 pages
...Vaballath.—It wai thms that Catherine of Russia created " foregone conclusions" in favour of hor grandsons. senate had granted him only as a personal distinction....his martial widow, disdaining both the senate and the Emperor Gallienus, obliged one of the Roman generals who was sent against her, to retreat into...
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