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Orosius must be responsible for the account. The presumption of Gildo, and his
various train of barbarians, is celebrated by Claudian.(l Cons. Stil. lib. 1 . 345 —
355.) '' St. Ambrose, who had been dead about a year, revealed, in a vision, the ...
Orosius has distinctly named the field of battle, but our ignorance cannot define
the precise situation. * The death of Gildo is expressed by Claudian, (1 Cons. Stil.
lib. 357.) and his best interpreters, Zosimus and Orosius. •' Claudian (2 Con.
Their extravagant assertion, that not a single soldier of the Christian army was
killed, or even wounded, may be dismissed with silent contempt ; but the rest of
the narrative of Augustin and Orosius is consistent with the state of the war, and
k The rhetorical expressions of Orosius, " In arido etjaspero montis jugo j" " in
snum ac parvum verticem ;" are not very suitable to the encampment of a great
army. But Fwsula;, only three miles from Florence, might afford space for the head
P Orosius, lib. 7. c. 43. p. 584, 585. He was sent by St. Aagustin, in the year 415,
from Africa to Palestine, to visit St. Jerome, and to consult with him on tin: subject
of the Palagian controversy. 4 Jomandes supposes, without much probability, ...
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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
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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