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Roman Empire
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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the transition from a republic to an empire is generally thought to start in 27 BC with Augustus and end in 1453 with the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks
  • Recollect the ancient Romans of the Circus, and the sports where they killed three hundred lions and a hundred men.
    Chapters 35-36 (22% in)
  • Locusta and Agrippina, living at the same time, were an exception, and proved the determination of providence to effect the entire ruin of the Roman empire, sullied by so many crimes.
    Chapters 79-80 (72% in)
  • Why should we not spend the last three hours remaining to us of life, like those ancient Romans, who when condemned by Nero, their emperor and heir, sat down at a table covered with flowers, and gently glided into death, amid the perfume of heliotropes and roses?
    Chapter 117 (33% in)

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