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In laxitatem ruris excurrunt, says Seneca, Epist. 114. See a judicious note of Mr.
Hume, Essays, vol. i. p. 562, last 8vo edition. *This curious account of Rome, in
the reign of Honorius, is found in a fragment of the historian Olympiodorus, ap.
243. M. D. Tillemont supposés, strangely enough, that it was part of
Agamemnon's inheritance. Mém. Eccles. tom. xii. p. 85. * Seneca, Epist. lxxxix.
His language is of the declamatory kind, but declamation could scarcely
exaggerate the avarice ...
... from the reign of Nero to that of Homorius; and the Appian way was covered
with the splendid equipages of the nobles, who came out to meet St. Melania,
when she returned to Rome, six years before the Gothic siege (Seneca, epist.
... remote and fabulous country on the shores of the ocean. See Erasmi Adagia,
in his works, tom. ii. p. 593, the Leyden edition. 43 We may learn from Seneca (
epist. c. xxiii.) three curious circumstances relative to the journeys of the Romans.
... baskets of provisions were afterwards converted into large pieces of gold and
silver coin, or plate, which were mutually given and accepted even by persons of
the highest rank (see Symmach. epist. iv. & ix. 124, and Miscell. p. 256), on ...
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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