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The safety of the young emperor proved the merit and integrity of Anthemius ; and
his prudent firmness sustained the force and reputation of an infant reign. Uldin,
with a formidable host of barbarians, was encamped in the heart of Thrace : he ...
When Leo had delivered himself from that ignominious servitude, he listened to
the complaints of the Italians; resolved to extirpate the tyranny of the Vandals;
arid declared his alliance with his colleague, Anthemius, whom he solemnly ...
Avitus, and esteemed Majorian, was persuaded, by his friends, to celebrate, in
heroic verse, the merit, the felicity, the second consulship, and the future triumphs
, of the emperor Anthemius. Sidonius pronounced, with assurance and success, ...
culapius, the expiration of the thirty days allowed by an ancient law to the vilest
malefactors,11 his friends interposed, the emperor Anthemius relented, and the
prefect of Gaul obtained the milder punishment of exile and confiscation .
But the body of the senate and people firmly adhered to the cause of Anthemius ;
and the more effectual support of a Gothic army enabled him to prolong his reign,
and the public distress, by a resistance of three months, which produced the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing
A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Les hele vurderingen