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13t. CHAPTER XVII < . Foundation of Constantinople—Political System of
Constantine, and hi. Successors—Military Discipline—The Palace—The
Finances 324 Design of a new Capital ... --- --- --- --- ... I4. Situation of Byzantium
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... or the military defence of the empire. Some indulgence might perhaps be
allowed to those persons who, before their conversion, were already engaged in
such violent and sanguinary occupations; ” but it was impossible that the
He limits the number of military martyrs, by a remarkable expression (oravitos
rourav ets mov kai &ew repos), of which neither his Latin nor French translations
have rendered the energy. Notwithstanding the authority of Eusebius, and the ...
Galerius at length extorted from him the permission of summoning a council,
composed of a few persons the most distinguished in the civil and military
departments of the state. The important question was agitated in their presence,
and those ...
A.D fossij CHAPTER XVII Foundation of Constantinople—Political System of
Constantine, and his Successors—Military Discipline—The Palace—The
Finances The unfortunate Licinius was the last rival who opposed the greatness,
and the ...
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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