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... who was alternately named the angel or the devil; they fled to Scutari; their
adherents armed in their cause, and the two Byzantine factions displayed the
ambition and animosity with which Caesar and Pompey had disputed the empire
of the ...
... the institutions * The manuscript of Major Davy has laborious task of
completing the transIt is to be hoped that the European public will be soon
enabled to judge of the value and authenticity of the Commentaries of the Caesar
of the East.
In these Timore transactions, the Ottoman prince, by the Orientals, and go even
by Timour, is styled the Kaissar of Roum, the Caesar an i400. of the Romans; a
title which, by a small anticipation, might be given to a monarch who possessed
Timour had read in some fabulous history a similar treatment of one of his
predecessors, a king of Persia; and Bajazet was condemned to represent the
person and expiate the guilt of the Roman Caesar.” But the strength of his mind
and body ...
... dynasty of Ming, died four years before the battle of Angora, and his grandson,
a weak and unfortunate youth, was burnt in his palace, after a million of Chinese
had perished in the civil war.” Before he evacuated * Since the name of Caesar ...
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1787
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1887