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and Priscus. (Excerpta da Legationibus, p. 33 — 76. Paris, 1648.) I have not seen
the lives of Attila, composed by Juvencus Civlius Calanus Dalmatinus, in the
twelfth century, or by Nicholas Olahus, archbishop of Gran, in the sixteenth.
Priscus relates this remarkable story, both in hia own text, (p. 65.) and in the
quotation made by Jomandes. (c. 35. p. 662.) He might have explained the
tradition or fable, which characterized this famous sword, and the name as well
Priscus, p. 59. It should seem that the Hung preferred the Gothic and Latin
languages to their own ; which was probably a harsh and barren idiom. * Philip
de Comines, in his admirable picture of the s2 CHAP. XXXIV. 259 they led away
11 Priscus (p. 61.) extols the equity of the Roman laws, which protected the life of
a slave. Occidere solent (says Tacitus of the Germans) non discipline et seve-
ritate, sed impetu et ira, ut inimicum, nisi quod impune. De Moribus Germ. c. 25.
His friend, the historian Priscus,' embraced the opportunity of observing the
barbarian hero in the peaceful and domestic scenes of life; but the secret of the
embassy, a fatal and guilty secret, was intrusted only to the interpreter Vigilius.
The two ...
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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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