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281 II. CONVERSION OF THE BARBARIANS......................... - - - - - - 281 360, &c.
Ulphilas, Apostle of the Goths.................................... 283 400, &c. The Goths,
Vandals, Burgundians, &c., embrace Christianity...... 283 Motives of their Faith.
He required a fair and reasonable satisfaction; but he gave the strongest
assurances, that, as soon as he had obtained it, he would immediately retire. He
refused to trust the faith of the Romans, unless Aëtius and Jason, the sons ...
6, to 44, where the Fo purchases his uncle's estate at the approach of the
Babylonian captivity, n his undoubting confidence in the future restoration of the
people. In the one case it is the triumph of religious faith, in the other of national
... united, by marriage or inheritance, the wealth and titles of the Annian, the
Petronian, and the Olybrian houses; and in each generation the number of
consulships was multiplied by an hereditary claim.” The Anician family excelled
in faith and ...
A more regular discipline than could have been expected, was maintained in the
camp of Alaric; and the wise Barbarian justified his regard for the faith of treaties,
by the just severity with which he chastised a party of licentious Goths, who had ...
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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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