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PREBENDARY OF ST. PETER’s, AND RECTOR OF ST. MARGARET's, west MINSTER
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CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME.

A. D. PAGE.

408. Weakness of the Court of Ravenna....... ...... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1

Alaric marches to Rome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12

Hannibal at the Gates of Rome........... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14

Genealogy of the Senators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

The Anician Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Wealth of the Roman Nobles... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Their Manners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20

Character of the Roman Nobles, by Ammianus Marcellinus........... 21

State and Character of the People of Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 28

Public Distribution of Bread, Bacon, Oil, Wine, &c.................... 29

Use of the public Baths . . . . . . . . . . . • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 30

Games and Spectacles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - 31

Populousness of Rome . . . . . . ... • * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 32

408. First Siege of Rome by the Goths........................... . . . . . . . . . . . , 35

Famine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 36

Plague . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 36

Superstition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 37

409. Alaric accepts a Ransom, and raises the Siege. .................. - - - - - - 38

Fruitless Negotiations for Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. - - - - - - - - - - - - 40

Change and Succession of Ministers.......... - - - - - - - - - - - --- - - - - - - - - - - - - 40

409. Second Siege of Rome by the Goths ................ ................... 43

Attalus is created Emperor by the Goths and Romans................. 44

410. He is degraded by Alaric ... ........... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 46

I'hird Siege and Sack of Rome by the Goths...... - - - - - - - - • - - - - - - - - - - - - - 47

Respect of the Goths for the Christian Religion..... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 48

Pillage and Fire of Rome....................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Captives and Fugitives ... .................... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 52

Sack of Rome by the Troops of Charles V......... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 55

410. Atarie evacuates Rome, and ravages Italy............ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 56

408–412. Possession of Italy by the Goths........ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ... 57

410, Death of Alaric............................ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5

412. Adolphus, King of the Goths, concludes a Peace with the Empire, and

marches into Gaul ...... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 59

414. His Marriage with Placidia............................................. 60

The Gothic Treasures ......................... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . . . . . . . . 62

410–417. Laws tor the Relief of Italy and Rome .............. - - - - - - - - - - .... 63

413, Revolt and Defeat of Heraclian, Count of Africa........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

409–413. Revolutions of Gaul and Spain ...................... - - - - - - - - - - - - - 65

Character and Victories of the General Constantius....... - - - - - - - - - - - - 67

411. Death of the Usurper Constantine................................. ... ... 68

411-416. Fall of the Ušurners, Jovinus, Sebastian, and Attalus............ 69

409. Inyasion of Spain by the Sueva, Vandals, Alani. &c.................... 71

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