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... when it was pillaged, in the sixth century, by the Franks: sixty cups, or chalices;
fifteen patens, or plates for the use of the communion ; twenty boxes, or cases, to
hold the books of the Gospels: this consecrated wealth" was distributed by the ...
The tables, which had been spread under the shelter of a hill, along the banks of
a pleasant stream, were rudely overturned; the Franks were oppressed before
they could recover their arms, or their ranks ; and their unavailing valour was fatal
The Franks esteemed the valour of the Armoricans,m and the Arm oricans were
reconciled by the religion of the Franks. The military force which had been
stationed for the defence of Gaul, consisted of one hundred different bands of
cavalry or ...
as well as the spirit, of the Franks. The reduction of the northern provinces of Gaul
, instead of being decided by the chance of a single battle, appears to have been
slowly effected by the gradual operation of war and treaty; and Clovis acquired ...
Let us march against them with the aid of God; and, having vanquished-the
heretics, we will possess, and divide, their fertile provinces.2 The Franks, who
were inspired by hereditary valour and recent zeal, applauded the generous
design of ...
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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
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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