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Theodosius had been prompted, by a pious motive of fraternal affection, to adopt,
for his own, the daughter of his brother Honorius ; the beauty and
accomplishments of Serena' were universally admired by the obsequious court;
and Stilicho ...
The virtues and victories of Stilicho deserved the hatred of Rufinus ; and the arts
of calumny might have been successful, if the tender and vigilant Serena had not
protected her husband against his domestic foes, whilst he vanquished in the ...
Discord af ^ne serv^e Poet of Stilicho applauds, with the two ferocious ioy, this
horrid deed, which, in the empires. . J , „. . , , , A.D. 396, execution, perhaps, 01
justice, violated every law of nature and society, profaned the majesty of the
They incessantly laboured, by dark and treacherous machinations, to deprive him
of the esteem of the prince, the respect of the people, and the friendship of the
barbarians. The life of Stilicho was repeatedly attempted by the dagger of hired ...
... Mas- cezel was received at the court of Milan with loud applause, affected
gratitude, and secret jealousy ;k and his 'death, which, perhaps, was the effect of
accident, has been considered as the crime of Stilicho. In the passage of a bridge
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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