Sentence Examples

  • Golitsuin was a typical representative of Russian society of the end of the 17th century in its transition from barbarism to civilization.
  • The penury and barbarism of Polish circumstances are graphically described in his and his wife's letters of this period.
  • At length the long period of barbarism which accompanied and followed the fall of the Roman empire drew to a close in Europe.
  • Gibbon justly describes it as " a golden volume, not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or Tully, but which claims incomparable merit from the barbarism of the times and the situation of the author."
  • Gibbon's verdict on the history of the middle ages is contained in the famous sentence, " I have described the triumph of barbarism and religion."

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