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Virtues of Pertinax . ... Choice of Pertinax for Empero - He is acknowledged by the
Praetorian Guards 58 193 And by the Senate ib. ib Public Sale of the Empire to
Didius Julianus the Practorian Guards—Clodius Albinus in Britain, Pescennius ...
They fixed on Pertinax praefect of the *::: an ancient senator of consular rank,
whose conspicuous merit had broke through the obscurity of his birth, and raised
him to the first honours of the state. He had successively governed most of the ...
Pertinax, who modestly represented the meanness of his extraction, and pointed
out several noble senators more deserving than himself of the empire, was
constrained by their dutiful violence to ascend the throne, and received all the
titles of ...
In pubE. the behaviour of Pertinax was grave and affable. He lived with the
virtuous part of the senate o in a private station he had been acquainted with the
true character of each individual,) without either pride or jealousy; considered
them as ...
Such an uniform conduct had already secured to Pertinax the noblest reward of a
sovereign, the love and esteem of his people. Those who remembered the
virtues of Marcus were happy to contemplate in their new emperor the features of
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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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1807
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Begrenset visning - 1995