The provincials of Gaul, Spain, and Britain, sensible of his worth, and of their own
happiness, reflected with anxiety on the declining health of the emperor
Constantius, and the tender age of his numerous family, the issue of his second ...
Leaving the palace of Nicomeriia in the. night, he travelled post through Bithynia,
Thrace, Dacia, Pannonia, Italy, and Gaul, and amidst the joyful acclamations of
the people, reached the port of Boulogne, in the very moment when his father ...
... into Britain, and the national troops were reinforced by a numerous body of
Alemanni, who obeyed the orders of Crocus, one of their hereditary chieftains (15
). The opinion of their own importance, and the assurance that Britain, Gaul, ...
and, courting a persopal interview with the sovereign of Gaul, car- 810 ried with
him his daughter Fausta as a pledge of the new alliance. The marriage was
celebrated at Aries with every circumstance of magnificence ; and the ancient ...
His father had undertaken a second journey into Gaul, with the hope of
persuading Constantine, who had assembled an army on the frontier, to join the
pursuit, and to complete the victory. But the actions of Constantine were guided
by reason, ...
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