The writings of Duncker cover a wide range of historical subjects, but he will chiefly be remembered for his History of Antiquity, which took rank on publication as the most important contribution to the subject.

30 For the first, and indeed for the last time, the Roman world was administered by six emperors.

The philosopher and the statesman at Athens here hold the same language. “You value your own pride and don’t wish to apologize,” continued the staff captain, “but we old fellows, who have grown up in and, God willing, are going to die in the regiment, we prize the honor of the regiment, and Bogdánich knows it. He drove it because he liked it. These therefore let us accept of in like manner, as we do those that are prescribed unto us our physicians. The dialectic of this passing into one another of quantity and quality is what our understanding[464] does not recognize; it is certain that qualitative is not quantitative, and quantitative not qualitative.

Amongst other slaves that were presented to the people in this combat of beasts there was one Androdus, of Dacia, belonging to a Roman lord of consular dignity. 102b This indolent, or even criminal disregard to the public welfare, exposed them to the contempt and reproaches of the Pagans who very frequently asked, what must be the fate of the empire, attacked on every side by the barbarians, if all mankind should adopt the pusillanimous sentiments of the new sect. The army was divided into four columns, separated from each other by one day’s march. Valerius of Antium says that twelve sacred books and twelve books of Greek philosophy were placed in the coffin. 11) says of Anaxagoras that “he first maintained the order of things to have been brought about through the infinite power of Mind.” However, the Epicurean, in whose mouth these words are put, speaks “with confidence only fearing that he should appear to have any doubts” (c.