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We may deplore the bias of his mind: we may ourselves be on our guard against
the danger of being misled, and be anxious to warn less wary readers against the
same perils; but we must not confound this secret and unconscious departure ...
He attempts to reform the Army .......... ib Seditions of the Praetorian Guards, and
Murder of Ulpian-----..................... Danger of Dion Cassius Tumults of the Legions .
. Firmness of the Emperor ......... -- - --- Defects of his Reign and Character.
Humanity of the Roman Magistrates. Inconsiderable Number of Martyrs Example
of Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage. His Danger and Flight .. - --- 257 His Banishment
.. His Condemnation.. His Martyrdom..... -- ---- Various Incitements to Marty dom ...
CHAPTER xix. Constantius sole Emperor—Elevation and Death 3. Gallus—
Danger and Elevation of Julianarratian and Persian Wars-Victories of Julian in
Gaul. A. D. Page Power of the Punuchs......... - ... 387 Education of Gallus and
About a quarter before one he ceased to breathe. The valet de chambre
observed, that Mr. Gibbon did not at any time show the least sign of alarm or
apprehension of death; and it does not appear that he ever thought himself in
danger, unless ...
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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