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... seniumque sacrati Verticis in virides Roma recinge comas, &c. h Oroeius
composed his history in Africa, only two years after the events ; vet his authority
seems to be overbalanced by the improbability of the fact. The Chronicle of
1 The Chronicle of I (Indus affirms, without the least appearance of truth, that he
advanced as far as Otriculum, in Umbria, where he was overthrown in a great
battle, with the loss of fifty thousand men. k See Cod. Theod. lib. 15. tit. 14. leg. 13
e Romans triumphans ingreditur, is the formal expression of Prosper's Chronicle.
The facts which relate to the death of Adolphus, and the exploits of Wallia, are
related from Olympiodorus, (apud Phot. p. 188.) Orosius, (lib. 7. c. 45. p.
and the avarice of Eutropius is equally execrated in the Lexicon of Suidas, and
the Chronicle of Marcellinus. Chrysostom had often admonished the favourite, of
the vanity and danger of immoderate wealth, tom. 3. p. 381. -certantum siepe ...
The Vandals, who in twenty years had penetrated from the Elbe to mount Atlas,
were united under the command of their warlike king; and he reigned with equal
au- " See the Chronicle of Idatius. Thai bishop, a Spaniard and a contemporary, ...
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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
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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
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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
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900