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Theodoric, king of the Visigoths, appears to have deserved the love of his
subjects, the confidence of his allies, and the esteem of mankind. His throne was
surrounded by six valiant sons, who were educated with equal care in the
exercises of ...
which describe the importunity of Theodoric and of Gaul, struggling to overcome
the modest reluctance of Avitus, are Mown away by three words of an honest
historian, — Romanum mririnit im- perium. (Greg, luron. lib. 2. c. 11. in tom. Z. p.
mate the soul to deeds of valour are alone grateful to the ear of Theodoric. He
retires from table ; and the nocturnal guards are immediately posted at the
entrance of the treasury, the palace, and the private apartments." Huexpedi-
When the ...
From the field of battle Theodoric advanced to Braga, their metropolis, which still
retained the splendid vestiges of its ancient 'commerce and dignity.7 His
entrance was not polluted with blood, and the Goths respected the chastity of
... Theodoric will suggest some particular facts. 1 Genseric confessed the
resemblance, by the severity with which 2 E 2 CHAP. XXXVII. 419 tinguished
among the Romans. The temper and ...
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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