/r/AskHistorians Analysis


Ten Most Positive Sentences

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0.937 Those who gained such popularity were looked down upon because they used such methods as pleasing the crowd to gain favour.
0.931 This book won LSU's award for best work of Southern history in 2016. Also, I'm credited in the book, as I worked as the author's research assistant for a portion of the book's construction.
0.905 Gladiatorial combat was about pleasing the crowd and not necessarily about killing people, it was about a display of skill and courage and killing people was a side-effect/result of the match.
0.903 np, glad I could help :D
0.886 And thanks to all our new supporters as well! And a big big thanks to /u/cptbuck for tackling this issue!
0.885 A really important and exciting area of scholarship, and to top it off you've just given me an excellent idea for a Christmas present!
0.883 This also gave incentive for the wealthy and businessmen of Roman "possessions" to maintain good relations with Rome so as to maintain their Rights and perhaps gain more.
0.852 But in non-scripted sports, the greatest moments are great because they were non-scripted.
0.844 Roman men of political age used the games to display their virtue through their display of giving to the state and as well, gaining the recognition of the public at large for his display of games.
0.840 Sanitation, exercise, and good diet were seen as vital to ensuring the most fit troops possible.

Ten Most Negative Sentences

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-0.911 The Greeks, however, proved silent but deadly: contrary to everyone's expectations, the Egyptian army suffered a crushing defeat.
-0.896 >I interrogated these as to whether they were Christians; those who confessed I interrogated a second and a third time, threatening them with punishment; those who persisted I ordered executed.
-0.881 Conscription was seen by Qubcois of the rest of Canada forcing their war onto Qubec and there could be arguments made that the crises were fundamental to separatism rising in Qubec after the wars.
-0.859 Rotberg State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror.
-0.856 Those executed were of the senatorial class and as such, the people who Dio states hated Hadrian is more than likely the senate who hated him.
-0.856 This outrage so infuriated the Egyptian population that whoever was still on Apries' side now turned coat.
-0.856 Also, the destruction of buildings constructed of stone in this time was difficult as the building had to be destroyed manually.
-0.836 Add in another war in 2006 with Israel that devastated most of Lebanon's infrastructure.
-0.834 In the first five games of the series he hit .316 - but he also drew 0 walks, so hit OBP was also a lousy .316, and his OPS an unimpressive .737.
-0.830 The steroids scandals of recent decades are damaging from a PR perspective, but they never created an existential crisis like game-fixing did.
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