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... but the improvement of trade and navigation has multiplied the quantity and
reduced the price. See Histoire Politique et Philosophique, &c. tom. i. p. 457. *
This Gothic chieftain is called by Jornandes and Isidore, 38 THE DECLINE AND
The king of the Goths repeatedly declared, that it was his desire to be considered
as the friend of peace, and of the Romans. * This Gothic chieftain is called by
Jornandes and Isidore, Athaulphus; by Zosimus and Orosius, Ataulphus; and by ...
Jornandes (c. 30, p. 653) and Isidore of Seville (Chron. p. 417, edit. Grot.), who
were both attached to the Gothic cause, have repeated and embellished these
edifying tales. According to lsidore, Alaric himself was heard to say, that he
126 See Jornandes, de Reb. Get. c. 30, p. 653. Philostorgius, l. xii, c. 3. Augustin,
de Civ. Dei, l. i. c. 10. Baronius, Annal. Eccles. A. D. 410, No. 45, 46. 126 The !!!!";
or plane-tree, was a favorite of the OF THE ROMAN EMIIPIRE. : 57.
... Scylla, Charybdis, &c., see Cluyerius (Ital. Antiq. l. iv. p. 1293, and Sicilia Antiq.
l. i. pp. 60–76), wh;6 nad diligently studied the ancients, and surveyed with a
curious eye thé *ctual face of the country. * Jornandes, de Reb. Get. c. 30, p. 654.
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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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