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... most eager competitors for earthly or celestial favor anticipated and flattered
the judgment of their sov- ereigr ; and the promotion of her secretary Tarasius
gave Irene the patriarch of Constantinople, and the command of the Oriental
Two thirds of the Western empire of Rome were subject to Charlemagne, and the
deficiency was amply supplied by his command of the inaccessible cr invincible
nations of Germany. But in the choice of his enenies,* we may be reasonably ...
From the condition of a subject and an exile, he twice rose to the command of the
187 Romanorum aliquando servi, scilicet Burgundiones, Romania tmperent? . .
Romanae urbis dignitas ad tantam est stultitiun ducia, lit meretricum etiam ...
It would have been a vain and dangerous attempt to impose a monarch on the
armed freemen, who were impatient of a magistrate ; on the bold, who refused to
obey ; on the powerful, who aspired to command. The empire of Charlemagne
Even a female of sense and spirit has been permitted to command the
countrymen of Zenobia.31 The momentary junction of several tribes produces an
army : their more lasting union constitutes a nation ; and the supreme chief, the
emir of ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1840
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
Edward Gibbon,William Youngman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1830