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" Roman people," says Aurelian, in an original letter, "speak with contempt of the war which I am waging against a woman. They are ignorant both of the character and of the power of Zenobia. It is impossible to enumerate her warlike preparations of stones,... "
State of nations, past and present, 1000 questions and answers - Page 17
by P A. Beddome - 1844 - 270 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1787 - 502 pages
...fays Aurelian , in a original letter , " fpeak with contempt of the war which I am „ waging againft a( woman. They are ignorant „ both of the character and of the power of Ze3, nobia; It is impoffible to enumerate her warlike „ preparations , of ftones , of arrows , and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806 - 530 pages
...They are ignorant both of the character and xi. " of the power of Zenobia. It is impossible to ~~T " enumerate her warlike preparations, of stones, " of arrows, and of every species of missile wea" pons. Every part of the walls is provided " with two or three battstte, and artificial fires "...
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Female Biography: Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women ..., Volume 3

Mary Hays - Women - 1807 - 526 pages
...person, and was himself wounded with a dart. " The Roman people," says he, in an original letter, " speak with contempt of the war which I am waging against a woman: they are ignorant of the character and power of Zenobia. It it not possible to enumerate her warlike preparations, of...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...with n dart. "The Roman people (say» Anrelian, in ял original letter), speak with contempt of t lie war which I am waging against a woman. They are ignorant...to enumerate her warlike preparations, of stones, о arrows, nml of every species of missile weapons Every part of the walls is provided will» two or...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816 - 472 pages
...person, was himself wounded with a dart. " The Roman peo" pie," says Aurelian, in au original letter, " speak " with contempt of the war which I am waging...enumerate her warlike preparations, of stones, of ar" rows, and of every species of missile weapons. Every " part of the walls is provided with two or...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821 - 474 pages
...person, was himself wounded with a dart. " The Roman people (says Aurelian, in an original letter) speak with contempt of the war which I am waging against...Every part of the walls is provided with two or three balistte, and artificial fires are thrown from her military engines. The fear of punishment has armed...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 16

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 512 pages
...person, was himself wounded with a dart. ' The Roman people,' says Aurelian, in an original letter, ' speak with contempt of the war which I am waging against...They are ignorant both of the character and of the powet of /enobia. It is impossible to enumerate her warlike preparations, of stones, of arrows, and...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Female Sovereigns, Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Queens - 1831 - 356 pages
...speak with contempt of the war I am waging against a woman, are ignorant both of the character and power of Zenobia. It is impossible to enumerate her...of arrows, and of every species of missile weapons and military engines." Aurelian, in fact, became doubtful of the event of the siege, and he offered...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1837 - 1304 pages
...person, was himself wounded with a dart " The Roman pco" pie," says Aurelian, in an original letter, " speak with contempt of the war which I am " waging...ignorant " both of the character and of the power of " Zcnobia. It is impossible to enumerate her " warlike preparations, of stones, of arrows, anil " of...
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The Church Magazine, Volumes 6-7

Great Britain - 1844 - 582 pages
...tardiness, was certainly not undeserved ; — " The Roman people," was his language in an original letter, " speak with contempt of the war which I am waging against...Every part of the walls is provided with two or three balistce, and artificial fires are thrown from her military engines. The fear of punishment has armed...
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