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... of his Uncle Justin I.............. ......... 410 520–527. Adoption and Succession of
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But there is a Providence (such at least was the opinion of the historian
Procopius) * that watches over innocence and folly; and the pretensions of
Honorius to its peculiar care cannot reasonably be disputed. At the moment when
his despair, ...
But as this form of trial might be deemed partial and arbitrary, the further inquiry
into the crimes of Timasius was delegated to Saturninus and Procopius; the
former of consular rank, the latter still respected as the father-in-law of the
The historian Procopius” has indeed illuminated the mind of the dying emperor
with a ray of human prudence, or celestial wisdom. Arcadius considered, with
anxious foresight, the helpless condition of his son Theodosius, who was no
Procopius, de Edificiis, l. iii. c. 5. Theodosiopolis stands, or rather stood, about
thirty-five miles to the east of Arzeroum, the modern capital of Turkish Armenia.
See D'Anville, Geographie Ancienne, tom. ii. pp.99, 100. *The division of Armenia
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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