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139 INVASION OF GAUL BY ATTILA. – HE IS REPULSED BY 2 CONTENTS.
139 CHAPTER XXXIV. THE CHARACTER, CONQUESTs, AND COURT OF
ATTILA, KING OF THE HUNs.— DEATH OF THEOI) ()SIUS THE YOUNGER. –
ELEVATION OF MARCIAN TO THE EMPIRE OF THE EAST. 376—433. The Huns
In the last years of his peaceful life, Europe was indeed afflicted by the arms of
Attila; but the more extensive provinces of Asia still continued to enjoy a profound
and permanent repose. Theodosius the younger was never reduced to the ...
and Boniface,” who may be deservedly named as the last of the Romans. Their
union might have supported a sinking empire; their discord was the fatal and
immediate cause of the loss of Africa. The invasion and defeat of Attila have ...
ous for any superior powers of the mind or body, they acuired his bastard brother,
the terrible Genseric;” a name, which, in the destruction of the Roman empire,
has deserved an equal rank with the names of Alaric and Attila. The king of 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 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volum 5
Edward Gibbon,Henry Hart Milman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900