... as the most complete; but, by a series of very nice observations, he reduces the
extravagant proportion of the scale, and instead of 9500, determines the
circumference of the city as consisting of about 7800 French foists. "Themist. Orat.
Orat. iii. p. 48. edit Hardouin. Sozomen, 1. ii. c. 3. Zosim. 1. ii. p. 107 . Anonym.
Valesian. p. 715 [§ 30]. If we could credit Codinus(p. 10), Constantine built
houses for the senators on the exact model of their Roman palaces, and gratified
When it was upposite to the throne of the reigning emperor, he rose from 64
Julian (Orat. i. p. 8) celebrates Constantinople as not less superior to all other
cities than she was inferior to Rome itself. His learned commentator : anhemi, p.
75, 76) ...
3. Ducange, C. P. 1. i. c. 6. Velut ipsius Rom;e nliam, is the expression of
Augustin. de Civitat. Dei, 1. v. c. 25. ?o Eutropius, L x. c. 8. Julian. Orat. i. p. 8.
Ducange C. P. 1. i. c. 5. The name of Constantinople is extant on the medals of
... institutis Atbeniensium, Rhodiorum.doctissimorum homi- num, apud quos
etioni (id quod acerbissimum est) liberi civesque torquentur. Cicero. Partit. Orat. c
. 34. We may learn from the trial of Philotas the practice of the Macedonians (
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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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