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He justifies his Cause --- --- --- Hostile Preparations --- --- Death of Constantius --
--- Julian enters Constantinople --- Is acknowledged by the whole Empire His civil
Government and private Life Reformation of the Palace ... Chamber of Justice ...
THE HISTORY or the DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE CHAPTER
XV The Progress of the Christian Religion, and the Sentiments, Manners,
Numbers, and Condition, of the primitive Christians A CANDid but rational inquiry
last of those empires, slightly mentions the Syrians of Palestine, who, according
to their own confession, had received from Egypt the rite of circumcision. ll. C. Io.4
. *Diodorus Siculus, l. xl. (2 sqq.). Dion Cassius, l. xxxvii. p. 121 [c. 17] Tacit.
By these frequent protestations, their attachment to the faith was continually
fortified, and, in proportion to the increase of zeal, they combated with the more
ardour and success in the holy war which they had undertaken against the
empire of ...
It might, however, afford some consolation to Roman vanity, that the period of
their empire would be that of the world itself; which, as it had once perished. *
Dupin, Bibliothèque Ecclésiastique, tom. i. p. 223, tom. ii. p. 366, and Mosheim, p.
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841