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... history; but to Thucydides and to Xenophon, excepting in the Persian inroad of
the latter, Greece was the world: a natural unity confined their narrative almost to
chronological order, the episodes were of rare occurrence and extremely brief.
ib 242 The Persian War........ 343 The Arts of Philip. ... Persia after the Restoration
of the ..Monarchy by .drtaxerxes. A. D. P--- The ... 240 Character and Maxims of
Artaxerxes Military Power of the Persians.. ...: ib Their Infantry contemptible.. ... ib.
152 Conquest of Armenia by the Persians ib. Valerian marches into the East.........
. ... ib. 260 Is defeated and taken prisoner by Sapor king of Persia..... . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . ---------- 153 SaporoverrunsSyria, Cilicia,and Cappadocia ib. Boldness and ...
283 He gives Audience to the Persian Ambasors . ... Return of Numerian the
Army from Persia 196 Death of Numerian . ... Mazimian, Galerius, and
Constantius-General Re-establishment of Order and Tranquillity—The Persian
War, Pictory, ...
Factions of the Court............ Massacre of the Princes.. 337 Division of the Empire..
340 Sapor, King of Persia.............. State of Mesopotamia and Armenia .... 342.
Death of Tiridates...... --------------- 337–360 The Persian War 348 Battle of Singara
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Les hele vurderingen
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